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Jazz on the Lawn!

August 13, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Jazz on the Lawn is BACK! We hope to be there every week – please stop by and say hi, get a Bike Smart Pocket guide and SM spoke stickers.!

Grab your friends, family and dancing shoes for free concerts in the park. Enjoy a sampling of musical genres, free dance lessons and some of the area’s finest food trucks. Every Sunday in August from 5-7pm in Gandara Park (formerly known as Stewart Street Park). More info at www.smgov.net/jazz

FEATURING a performance by Samohi Jazz Bands‘ Jazz Combo during the 6pm intermission!

This Sunday of the series features THE YUKO MABUCHI GROUP, a contemporary jazz quartet led by jazz pianist, Yuko Mabuchi. Yuko is representative of the new generation of young international artists who have chosen the jazz genre as a means of expression. Yuko has recently returned to the US from Japan to promote her new CD, “My Life” a collection of original compositions featuring Latin jazz greats, flutist Justo Almario and Smooth jazz saxophonist Andre Delano. Prepare to be floored by this group’s knockout performance on August 13th, emceed by actor/poet/comedian, Joe Hernandez-Kolski.

Location: Gandara Park is located at 1836 Stewart Street. Park amenities include a children’s playground, restrooms and some accessible parking.

Bike Share & Bike Valet: Take your bike or a Breeze Bike Share rental to the concerts. There’s a Breeze station at the park! Free bike valet available in the Stewart Street parking lot, 1836 Stewart Street.

Big Blue Bus: Ride Big Blue Bus Route 5 to any concert. Board and/or exit at Westbound or Eastbound Olympic and Stewart. Fares are $1.25 each way. Please note westbound Route 5 service will be discontinued beginning Sunday, August 21. Click HERE to plan your trip.

Expo Line: Stewart Street Park is an 8 minute walk from the 26thStreet/Bergamot Expo Line Station. Walk east on Olympic Blvd. and turn right on Stewart Street to reach the park. Click HERE to plan your trip.

Parking: Free Parking is available after 3:30pm in in the Agensys lot located at 1800 Stewart Street, a half block north of the park.

Accessibility: A section of parking spots will be reserved for accessible parking in Stewart Street Park’s lot. Vehicles must have a government-issued accessible parking license plate, placard, hangtag or sticker. The entrance to the Park’s parking lot will serve as a drop-off location. A parking attendant will be staffing the lot. The park and restrooms are wheelchair accessible. If you are using a wheeled mobility device, the walking or bike paths can be used to traverse the park. To view the concert, travel over grass will be required. The grass can be uneven. For assistance with accessibility accommodations, contact the Cultural Affairs Division at least one week prior to the event at 310-458-8350; TTY 310-458-8696; or smarts@smgov.net.

Jazz on the Lawn is made possible by the City of Santa Monica, Cultural Affairs Division #ArtSaMo #JazzSaMo


August 13, 2017
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Gandara Park
1819 Stewart Street
Santa Monica , California 90404
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