Thursday, February 27, 2014

Destination: Free Fun in San Antonio - Jazz Concert Series

Mother nature is finally starting to get her act together, and in celebration of the arrival of Spring, DF will be keeping you up to date on FREE activities to do around the city of San Antonio! Yes, FREE.99!!

"Free Jazz Concerts at The Falls" 

 When- 3/1/14 & 3/29/14- Saturday Concerts, with Thursday concerts March 6-27.
What- The Shops at La Cantera,(my favorite mall in the USA!) will kick off their "Free Jazz Concerts at The Falls" this Saturday, March 1st, at 7:30 pm. 
Where- 15900 La Cantera Pkwy #6698, San Antonio, Texas 78256 (By Yard House Restaurant)

According to their website- The schedule and performers are as follows- 

 Saturday, March 1. Slim Man, Jazz Vocalist. Rolling Stone says the Slim Man's style is a near perfect example of how jazz and soul can be combined as pop. 

Thursday, March 6. Joe Posada Tejano Saxophonist. One of Tejano music's most celebrated saxophonists, is also recognized as a timeless vocalist and a well-versed lyricist. 

Thursday, March 13. PM Soul. Pat Carey, Michelle Garibay-Carey and Carl Spann have been performed and written music together for many years making their mark first as Planet Soul. 

Thursday, March 20. Althea Rene, Flautist. Considered a "master of her craft" and one of the world's most exciting solo improvisational flautists. 

Thursday, March 27. Edith Rivera & The Main Event Band. 

Saturday, March 29. Rick Braun, Jazz trumpeter. Rick Braun has backed the likes of Rod Stewart, Sade, War, Tina Turner, Natalie Cole and Tom Petty, before stepping into the spotlight as a vocalist and master of the trumpet and flugelhorn.  

Bring your lawn chairs, and no coolers- (That doesn't mean no Flasks!)

I'm most excited for Althea Rene and Rick Braun! Jazz was in heavy rotation in my childhood, so I'm definitely going to be attending most of these events and connecting with my roots!

 See ya'll there?
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