The City of San Antonio’s Official Jazz Festival, Jazz’SAlive, is Scheduled for Sept 20-21, 2019
The San Antonio Parks Foundation officially announced details for The City of San Antonio’s Official Jazz Festival. This 36th annual, free, outdoor, music, arts, culture and heritage festival will take place on Friday, September 20th, from 5pm-11pm, and on Saturday, September 21st, from 10am-11pm, in historic Travis Park!
The Main Stage, presented by Majestic Theater, will showcase stellar headliners, including Five-time Grammy winner DIANNE REEVES, THE LAO TIZER BAND, TOMAR & THE FC’S, AARON PRADO WITH JACQUELINE SOTELO AND JOHNNY P, KEN SLAVIN, THE US AIR FORCE BAND DIMENSIONS IN BLUE, THE JAZZ PROTAGONISTS, WILL OWEN GAGE & THE ALAMOTONES, and the ADRIAN RUIZ QUINTET. The festival will also feature a second stage with a full lineup of notable regional performers.
The luxurious St. Anthony Hotel will play host to two Jazz’SAlive official after parties on the hotel’s rooftop Sky Terrace, with its gorgeous views of downtown San Antonio. The “Old Fashioned” Swing Dance on Friday, and the ever-popular Wine-Down After Party on Saturday will feature intimate and energetic musical performances as well as specialty wines and cocktails. Both after-parties will kick-off each night on the roof following the evening’s headliner in the park.
In addition to the exciting musical line-up, lawn games and other free activities, such as the popular Creative Youth Village, will be offered through the generous support of event partners. Delicious craft food and a variety of local food trucks will be spaced throughout Travis Park for all to enjoy both Friday and Saturday. The festival will also host multiple beer stations, along with a cocktail tent, where attendees over the age of 21 can enjoy craft cocktails from local mixologists, and a spectacular view of the main stage. The festival will also include a fun Saturday morning brunch with local eats and morning treats!
The San Antonio Parks Foundation would like to thank Official Sponsors of The 36th Annual Jazz’SAlive, including (to date): Valero, Bud Light, The Majestic Theatre, The St. Anthony Hotel, NBC4, FOX29, CW35, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, KRTU 91.7, Smooth Jazz San Antonio, iHeart Radio, Geekdom, CodeUp, T-Mobile, Alamo Music Center, Bohanan’s Prime Steaks & Seafood, Lyft, San Antonio Current,and The City of San Antonio’s Parks and Recreation and Center City Development & Operations Departments.
Doug McMurry, Board Chair of the San Antonio Parks Foundation, invites everyone to come out for some great jazz and see how the mission of Parks Foundation is on full display in Travis Park that weekend. “At the core of our mission, we want to enhance and improve our city parks – for all of San Antonio. This event, and others we produce, help fund and further our advocacy for park enhancements and improvements throughout the city.”
“Jazz’SAlive brings together music lovers from diverse backgrounds to downtown San Antonio and our beautiful Travis Park’, remarked Sylvia Rodriguez, Jazz’SAlive Committee Chair. ‘Because of our generous sponsors, we’re able to attract exceptional jazz artists, quality vendors and fun activities for all ages to enjoy in a terrific outdoor setting.”
President and CEO of the San Antonio Parks Foundation, Mary Jane Verette, noted the shifting downtown landscape as it relates to the future of the free community event. “We push ourselves each year to improve the overall experience of the festival, both for the public and our VIPs, and we do hope to continue to grow the festival to include more and more of our downtown community. “
Jazz’SAlive is a Free Community Event produced by The San Antonio Parks Foundation on behalf of The City of San Antonio! Everyone is invited to enjoy Travis Park with great music, food and festivities for all ages!
VIP Tables and Tickets here: www.eventbrite.com/e/36th-annual-jazzsalive-tickets-63338947497
Facebook event page: www.facebook.com/events/1639572169509166/
For more information* visit: www.SAParksFoundation.org/jazzsalive