Allan Harris plays to an early crowd on the Legend Stage during the Atlanta Jazz Festival Saturday in Piedmont Park, May 27, 2017. STEVE SCHAEFER / SPECIAL TO THE AJC
Photo: For the AJC
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When the Atlanta Neighborhood Jazz Series is coming to a park near you

Some neighborhoods will get a taste of the Atlanta Jazz Festival leading up to the popular soulful event at Piedmont Park in late May.  

The Atlanta Neighborhood Jazz Series kicked off 4 p.m. May 11 at Washington Park in conjunction with the Atlanta Beltline’s Jamboree and Playday.

Two more events are scheduled for this weekend. Each event is hosted by an Atlanta City Council member. 


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The annual series is a part of the city’s 31 days of Jazz, a series of monthlong events held at various locations in Atlanta leading up to the Atlanta Jazz Festival. This year’s festival is May 25 and 26.  

Here is the list of scheduled Atlanta Neighborhood Jazz Series events: 

4 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Washington Park, hosted by council members Michael Julian Bond and Antonio Brown. 

4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Grant Park, hosted by Councilwoman Carla Smith 

4 to 8 p.m. May 18 at John A. White Park, hosted by council members Andrea Boone and Marci Collier Overstreet 

4 to 8 p.m. May 19 at West Manor Park, hosted by Council president Felicia Moore and Councilman Andre Dickens

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