Free Saturday afternoon concerts in Highland Park

The public is invited to enjoy free live music this summer at the inaugural season of Jammin’ in Jens Jensen Park., 486 Roger Williams Avenue in the Ravinia District in Highland Park.

The concert series will go from 11a.m. – 2p.m. weekly, through the end of August (except July 4th), weather permitting.

Featured will be an eclectic mix of world, folk, and jazz musicians. Families are encouraged to visit one of the many local eateries in the Ravinia District for a picnic in the park.

“Jammin’ in Jens Jensen Park will be a festive experience for the whole family to create lasting memories.” Jammin’ at Jens Jensen Park is brought to you by The Highland Park Community Foundation, Life Rhythms, Inc., Field Violin Workshop, Phil Goldman Photographic Design, and Uncle Dan’s.

For more information visit the Jammin’ in Jens Jensen Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/JamminInJensen or call 847.432.6000.

The concert schedule is as follows:

July 11
11:00 a.m. String Theory plays acoustic music from the 50’s up to present day.

July 18
11:00 a.m. Jared Rabin playing a variety of music genres on numerous instruments.

July 25
11:00 a.m. Jordi Kleiner & Friends combine rock, folk, Irish, blues, and string music.

August 1
11:00 a.m. Lakeside Breeze plays a diverse range of music genres and instruments.
12:45 p.m. Buddha Blue Band plays blues and soul music.

August 8
11:00 a.m. Radio Free Honduras playing Latin Folk music.
12:45 p.m. Akasha with a 70’s authentic reggae sound.

August 15
11:00 a.m. Off The Wagon playing acoustic country and jazz.
12:45 p.m. Don Stiernberg Trio playing mandolin jazz music.

August 22
11:00 a.m. Open Mic
12:45 p.m. Neal Alger Trio playing jazz music.

August 29
11:00 a.m. Departure playing covers of The Grateful Dead’s hit songs.

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