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Jazz on the Green Presented by The Dallas Foundation

Klyde Warren Park

Jazz is coming to Dallas’ favorite greenspace thanks to Klyde Warren Park’s new partnership with The Dallas Foundation. Jazz on the Green presented by The Dallas Foundation’s Jean Baptiste “Tad” Adoue, III Fund will feature the renowned University of North Texas music program in three evening performances this fall.

“There is something really special about seeing live music at Klyde Warren Park and we are so grateful to The Dallas Foundation for helping us offer this experience to our guests,” said Klyde Warren Park president, Tara Green. “It’s partners like The Dallas Foundation that allow us to further our mission of bringing free programming that enriches the lives of our visitors.”

Jazz on the Green performances include:

  • Thursday, October 26 – The Grammy award-winning One O’clock Lab Band
  • Thursday, November 2 – Third Street and Avenue C, two vocal jazz groups from University of North Texas and an ensemble from Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts
  • Thursday, November 9 ­– UNT student, Brandon Brown’s jazz group and the UNT Latin Jazz Lab directed by José Aponte

“The Dallas Foundation is proud to support Jazz on the Green through the Jean Baptiste ‘Tad’ Adoue, III Fund.” Helen Holman, chief philanthropy officer at The Dallas Foundation. “The fund was established to support the performing and visual arts in honor of Mr. Adoue, a longtime proponent of the arts in Dallas. Events like this help carry forward his legacy by bringing the arts to so many people in our community.”

Each performance will be from 7:00pm – 9:00pm and is free and open to the public. Guests are encouraged to bring their own blankets, chairs and picnic baskets and enjoy an evening of jazz surrounded by Dallas’ iconic skyline. For more information or to learn about Klyde Warren Park’s other free programming activities, visit klydewarrenpark.org.


ABOUT KLYDE WARREN PARK

Klyde Warren Park is a 5.2-acre deck park, bridging Uptown Dallas to downtown Dallas. The park is privately-funded and operated by the Woodall Rodgers Park Foundation to connect the community and enrich lives through free active programming and educational opportunities in a pristine and safe, centrally-located, entertainment-rich greenspace where everyone is welcome. Corporate partnerships and donations ensure that this mission will continue today and into the future.

ABOUT THE DALLAS FOUNDATION

The Dallas Foundation, established as a community foundation in 1929, serves as a leader, catalyst and resource for philanthropy by providing donors with flexible means of making gifts and bequests, the income from which primarily supports the charitable causes of the city and county of Dallas. For more information, visit dallasfoundation.org.