Jazz in the Park returns in September and moves to the River Market Pavilion for easier distancing
The Little Rock Convention and Visitors Bureau, after taking into account security concerns in the event of a pandemic, is bringing Jazz back to the Park from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the five Wednesdays in September.
All performances will take place in the East Farmers Market Pavilion behind River Market’s Ottenheimer Market Hall, 400 President Clinton Ave., Little Rock.
River Market spokeswoman Diana Long explains in a press release: “This allows us to expand a little more than the history pavilion” at Riverfront Park, where performances of Jazz in the Park have been held. Occurred in the past. “Chairs will be available for clients who do not bring their own. “
And, “Masks will not be required at this outdoor venue, but are highly recommended when social distancing cannot be achieved.” Customers will be required to mask themselves to use the restrooms inside the Market Hall “in accordance with the Town of Little Rock’s current mandate to mask public buildings.”
Admission to the five performances, in partnership with Art Porter Music Education Inc., is free. Range :
• September 1: Genine LaTrice Perez
• September 8: new messengers of jazz
• September 15: 7 dizzy
• September 22: Tonya Leeks
• September 29: The Rodney Block collective
Beer, wine, soft drinks and water will be available for sale, along with new Jazz in the Park koozies; a portion of the proceeds goes to the Art Porter Music Education Inc. Scholarship Fund. No coolers are allowed.
Call (501) 320-3503 or visit rivermarket.info.