Jazz Bridge is partnering with the Friends of Hawthorne Park to present Jazz at Hawthorne Park, a FREE summer concert series at 12th and Catharine Streets (in South Philadelphia) on the third Thursday of every month this summer. Bring a chair and prepare to groove with the Mike Boone
Project on June 20th, the Renaissance Quartet with Tyrone Brown
on July 18th, Webb Thomas
' Webb T's Fleet on August 15th, and Venissa Santi
's Quartet on September 19th. These performers are the crème de la crème of the Philly jazz scene, so enjoy glorious early-evening concerts in one of the finest parks the city has to offer. Be there or be square. All of the concerts start at 7 PM. For info: 215-517-8337 or Jazz Bridge
Jazz Bridge is a 501C3 nonprofit that assists our local Jazz and blues musicians in crisis. Additional funders of this series are the Fairmount Park Conservancy; the Philadelphia Parks and Recreation Department; the Hawthorne Empowerment Coalition; the Philadelphia Fund for Jazz Legacy and Innovation of the Philadelphia Foundation; the Painted Bride Arts Center; the Philadelphia Jazz Project; and Ms. Tootsie's Soul Food Café.