Saturday, August 12
LACKAWANNA BLOCK PARTY
An all-day mini-fest capped off by the return of DJ Brother Mister, aka, Christian McBride's funky dance party!
Produced by The Jazz House Kids
AN ALL DAY BLOCK PARTY SPECIAL ARTISTS + OUR JAZZ HOUSE SUMMER STUDENTS + DJ BROTHER MISTER.
Saturday, August 12 | 12:00 - 10:00 pm
Transforming the vibrant, arts-rich urban suburb into an inclusive, family-friendly music destination hotspot, MONTCLAIR JAZZ FESTIVAL officially kicks off by showcasing JAZZ HOUSE KiDS' mission in action at the Block Party on August 12, with 10 hours of live music at Lackawanna Plaza.
The festivities begin with 150 Jazz House emerging musicians performing in seven big bands and a vocal choir. The young performers are followed by a set from jazz guitarist Charlie Sigler and his band opening for one of jazz’s most vibrant artists on the scene today, Endea Owens & the Cookout. After a day of live jazz, fans get on their feet for the return of the hottest, hippest funk & soul party of the summer, DJ Brother Mister, aka CHRISTIAN McBRIDE, Dance Party.
No Tickets Required
Beach and Lawn Chairs Welcome
Pop-Up Tents and Beach Umbrellas Prohibited
GET IN THE ZONE!
AN AFTERNOON OF FAMILY FUN
Bring your wee be-boppers to the FAMILY JAZZ DISCOVERY ZONE, a special place where kids and their families can gather to play, improvise, create, make new friends and of course, share our passion for jazz!
AUGUST 12 | 12 NOON - 5:00 PM
FAMILY JAZZ DISCOVERY ZONE