Monday Night Jazz in Bushnell Park is by far one of Hartford’s finest annual events. Thousands of people lay on blankets, sit on chairs and the picnic spreads range multi-course spreads on low-to-the-ground tables with table cloths, stemware, candelabras, linen napkins and some seriously good wine from Spiritus. It is complete perfection and it absolutely free. Monday Night Jazz in Bushnell Park is produced by the Hartford Jazz Society.
The schedule for this year is:
July 8: Jovan Alexandre Quartet & Dezron Douglas – Black Lion Quartet
July 15: Jocelyn Pleasant and The Lost Tribe & Sherry Winston
July 22: Orquesta Espada & Elio Villafranca Quartet
July 29: The Matt Chasen Generation Ensemble & Antonio Hart – Roy Hargrove tribute
August 5: Mike Carabello Quintet & Darryl Yokely Sound Reformation
August 12: Kris Jensen & OGJB Quartet – Lake / Haynes / Fonda / Altschul
Opening act starts at 6 pm. Headliner starts at 7:30 pm.