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Magic City Smooth Jazz Concert Series 2016 Kicks Off this Sunday at Arlington Antebellum Home and Gardens

Birmingham is clearly your premier destination for nonstop world-class entertainment. This Sunday at 6 p.m., enthusiasts can prepare for a helping of entertainment wrapped in smooth and soulful jazz at the Magic City Smooth Jazz Concert Series at Arlington Antebellum Home and Gardens 331 Cotton Avenue SW, 35211. Applauded as one of the Best Local Music Festivals by Birmingham Magazine’s readers and fans, Magic City Smooth Jazz Concert Series continues to satisfy musical pallets from all over the nation. Featured live music performers include jazz artists Tena Wilson Experience and Buff Dillard. All concert series are FREE to the public and everyone is encouraged to bring their blankets and chairs. Councilor Sheila Tyson couldn’t be more thrilled about the jazz concerts kicking off in District 6 for the upcoming summer and hopes the citizens will enjoy the great entertainment.

“It’s a great cause when our citizens can experience FREE entertainment in the heart of our communities,” Councilor Tyson said. “We all can appreciate the exposure of awesome jazz culture and the variety of jazz artists that contribute to balanced entertainment.”

Since 2008, Magic City Smooth Jazz has presented over 50 concerts, supporting over 250 Alabama jazz artists, impacting over 20,000 adults and children, while presenting music workshops for youth and adults. In 2014, presented Jazz in the Park® in 14 culturally underserved parks primarily in the Greater Birmingham area including Jefferson, Shelby, and Tuscaloosa counties at no cost to the public.

Upcoming Jazz in the Park concerts include:
June 12 Jazz in the Park – Arlington Antebellum Home & Gardens
June 19 Jazz in the Park – Ensley Park
June 26 Jazz in the Park – East Lake Park
July 3     Jazz in the Park Gadsden – Mort Glosser Amphitheater
July 4     Jazz in the Park Irondale – Beacon Park
For additional details and complete list of performers and locations visit

This article is a contribution from Chiara Perry ( in the Birmingham City Council Public Information Office. For more information please contact 205.254.2294.