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International Jazz Day
April 28, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pmFree
Join the Birmingham Public Library at the Central Library for an International Jazz Day program featuring live music by Fred Jones Jr. and food trucks! This program is free and open to the public. Food trucks will be Heavenly to Go, Hollywood Grill, Smoke on Wheels Grille, and Travis Chicago Style.
International Jazz Day is observed on Saturday, April 30, as the culmination of Jazz Appreciation Month in April, celebrating the diplomatic history and impact of jazz across the globe. This year there are more than 180 countries that have events planned for Jazz Day. UNESCO officially designated this day to highlights the jazz genre and its diplomatic role, uniting people all over the world, raising awareness about the need for “intercultural dialogue and mutual understanding,” and honoring the genre’s history of expression and strives for equality.
Bring your lawn chairs and get a front-row seat to Fred Jones Jr.’s performance as we celebrate jazz here in Birmingham and across the globe!