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Jazz in July
Jazz in July
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Date(s) - July 20, 2013
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Great music, along with inviting neighborhoods and parks, keeps people coming back year after year to Metro Arts Jazz in July concerts. Now in its 31st year, this month-long family-friendly festival celebrates jazz and art with free outdoor concerts across Greater Des Moines. Brought to the community in partnership with neighborhood groups and corporate sponsors, the concerts feature both local musicians and national acts with Iowa ties. Food vendors, visual artists, and children’s activities add to the fun. Visit the concert listings page for this year’s site and band information, and get ready to grab your lawn chairs and blankets this July to join us for the ultimate summer music experience! For a complelte listing on artists, loctaions and times visit http://www.jazzinjuly.org./concerts/

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