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City of Knoxville, Tennessee
Madeline Rogero, Mayor

For Immediate Release
Jazz, Concert Series Swing into Market Square
Concerts on the SquareMay 1, 2013 - An impressive lineup of music is heading to Market Square this summer, celebrating jazz and a variety of groups to satisfy everyone's musical tastes.

On Tuesdays, the popular "Jazz on the Square" series returns to the Bill Lyons Pavilion. From May 7th through Aug. 27th, the Marble City 5 will take the stage at 8 p.m. and entertain until 10 p.m.

On Thursdays through June, the City of Knoxville presents the Market Square Concert Series, sponsored by WDVX and Stellar Visions and Sound, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

The series lineup includes:

  • May 2: WDVX Presents Robinella
  • May 9: Home Federal presents Symphony on the Square
  • May 16: Ensemble Swing Time Band
  • May 23: WDVX Presents Kelsey Woods
  • May 30: WDVX Presents Sean McCollough and the Kid Stuff Band
  • June 6: Sam Hatmaker
  • June 13: Brad Blackwell
  • June 20: Knoxville Community Band
  • June 27: The Southern Drawl Band

    This variety of music spotlights local and regional acts in a range of genres to create a vibrant, family-friendly atmosphere on the Square.

    "This is such a great opportunity for everyone in the region to come out and enjoy hearing music on Market Square," said Judith Foltz, the City's Director of Special Events. "The City of Knoxville is proud to be a sponsor of these shows that feature an array of musical talents."

    There will be no alcohol or food sold on Market Square during the concerts, apart from what is available on the patios of surrounding restaurants. But concertgoers are invited to bring chairs or blankets to sit on the Square and enjoy the shows.

    The concerts are free and open to the public.
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