Big Band & Jazz

The return of spring means the return of one of Lexington's longest-running and most beloved concert series – Big Band & Jazz. With a full schedule of live music planned, concert-goers can enjoy weekly big band or jazz music at Moondance Amphitheater and Ecton Park. Picnics are encouraged and patrons should bring a lawn chair or blanket for seating.

Details

Tuesdays, May 16 – June 27, 2023 at Moondance Amphitheater
Tuesdays, July 11 – Aug. 22, 2023 at Ecton Park
7 – 8:30 p.m.
Free 

Moondance Amphitheater​
1152 Monarch St.
Lexington, Ky.

Ecton Park
956 Turkey Foot Rd.
Lexington, Ky. ​​​​​​

Big Band & Jazz 2023 schedule

Moondance Amphitheater

  • May 16 – The MetroGnomes (Canceled due to inclement weather)
  • May 23 – Young at Heart Big Band
  • May 30 – Bluegrass Area Jazz Ambassadors
  • June 6 – Kentucky Jazz Repertory Orchestra
  • June 13 – Tim Lake and the Blue Jazz Persuaders
  • June 20 – Brett Evans Trombone Jazz Ensemble
  • June 27 – Lexington Summer Concert Band

Ecton Park

  • July 11 – DiMartino/Osland Jazz Orchestra
  • July 18 – Walnut Street Ramblers
  • July 25 – Miles Osland Little Big Band with Vince DiMartino
  • Aug. 1 – Ross Whitaker Quintet
  • Aug. 8 – Marlin McKay Quartet
  • Aug. 15 – Osland/Dailiey Jazztet
  • Aug. 22 – The MetroGnomes

 

Performances are scheduled by the American Federation of Musicians Local 554-635 and are supported by the AFM Music Performance Trust Fund.

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