Hot Summer Jazz Thursday-Sunday

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June 23, 2003 // UPDATED 10:51 am - April 30, 2007
By: fifth annual Hot Summer Jazz Festival will showcase multiple local and national jazz artists free to listeners on stages Downtown Thursday-Sunday, June 26-29.
fifth annual Hot Summer Jazz Festival will showcase multiple local and national jazz artists free to listeners on stages Downtown Thursday-Sunday, June 26-29.

Jazz artists will take turns on stage at Peavey Plaza, 1111 Nicollet Mall, starting Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Performances continue on Friday, June 27 and Saturday, June 28 at Peavey and the Millennium Hotel, 1313 Nicollet Mall.

Artists such as Joey DeFrancesco Trio, The Heatin' System with Mel Rhyne, The Tony Monaco Trio, Matthias Lupri and Yukiko Isomura will perform. Jam Central Station fires up outside on Saturday at 1300 Nicollet Mall, featuring educational workshops, youth-focused events and open jam sessions.

The Jack McDuff Memorial Stage at Peavey Plaza, the Millennium Stage and Jam Central Station will present live performances on Sunday.

For further festival information, including a schedule of artists and other Twin Cities area events, visit www.hotsummerjazz.com or call 343-5943.