Concerts in the Park

Special Events Director

Kyndra Brewer
[email protected]
(865) 215-4248

400 Main St., Room 578
Knoxville, TN 37902

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Fall Jazz Concerts on Market Square

Join us on Market Square for free jazz music on Tuesdays during the month of September

Bring Chairs and/or blankets to sit and enjoy free music while enjoying a picnic or local food from downtown restaurants.  

2021 Fall Jazz Schedule

Tuesday, September 7, 2021
 Jack Roben Trio
7:30pm-9:30pm
Through his performances and teaching, Jack strives to provide honest and creative experiences to his audiences and students. Jack performs regularly throughout the Denver, Colorado area, where he is also an active jazz educator.

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
 Don Hough Octet
7:30pm-9:30pm
The Don Hough Octet is a dynamic ensemble comprised of some of the region’s most accomplished performers. The group performs music by the legendary Dave Pell Octet, a cool jazz group from the 1950’s based in Los Angeles. The Pell Group counted Pepper Adams, Marty Paich, Benny Carter, Mel Lewis, Art Pepper, Red Mitchell, and a young John Williams (of Star Wars fame) among it’s membership.
The Don Hough Octet includes Stewart Cox, trumpet; Will Boyd and Tom Johnson, saxophones; Ben Dockery, piano; Larry Vincent, guitar; Dave Slack, bass; Keith Brown, drums; Kelle Jolly, vocals and Don Hough, trombone.

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Greg Tardy Quartet
7:30pm-9:30pm
Saxophonist, multi-reedist, and composer Gregory Tardy is one of the most versatile jazz musicians of his generation, equally comfortable in a variety of musical and improvisational situations.

Tuesday, September 28, 2021
Greg Tardy Quartet
7:30pm-9:30pm
Saxophonist, multi-reedist, and composer Gregory Tardy is one of the most versatile jazz musicians of his generation, equally comfortable in a variety of musical and improvisational situations. 

PARKING

Free parking is available in all City owned garages after 6pm. Market Square Garage, Locust Street Garage, State Street Garage, and Langley Garage are the closest to Market Square

UPDATES

Stay informed about the bands performing and any weather-related cancellations by checking the City of Knoxville Special Events Facebook page at www.facebook.com/CityofKnoxvilleSpecialEvents.