Big Band & Jazz

Lexington's longest running, annual concert series.

Details

Tuesdays, May 15 – Aug. 28, 2018
7 – 8:30 p.m.

May & June concerts – Moondance Amphitheater
July & Aug. concerts – Ecton Park

Free 

Moondance Amphitheater​
1152 Monarch St.
Lexington, Ky.

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

About 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 (May & June concerts) or Ecton Park (July & August concerts). Picnics are encouraged and patrons should bring a lawn chair or blanket for seating. 

Big Band & Jazz 2018 schedule

Moondance Ampitheather
  • May 22 |  Young at Heart Big Band
  • May 29 |  Bluegrass Area Jazz Ambassadors (BAJA)
  • June 5 |  Shawn Owens & The Lexington Concert Band
  • June 12 |  Dick Domek & The Walnut St. Ramblers
  • June 19 |  Dave Shelton Jazz Quintet
  • June 26 |  Tim Lake & the Blue Jazz Persuaders

 

Ecton Park
  • July 10 |  Dimartino – Osland Jazz Orchestra (DOJO)
  • July 17 |  Shawn Owens & The Lexington Concert Band
  • July 24 |  Rick Cook Quartet
  • July 31 |  Bill McGinnis & Colonel's Choice
  • August 7 |  Dan Brock and Friends
  • August 14 |  Raleigh Dailey Quartet
  • August 21 |  Byron Romanowitz & Jazzberry Jam
  • August 28 |  Miles Osland – Raleigh Dailey Jazztet

 

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