A Midsummer Night’s Swing featuring The Mark Rapp Group
This event is FREE and open to the public!
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Live in the Lobby: Koger Center Jazz
This summer solstice jazz event in celebration of international Make Music Day will take place in the Koger Center for the Arts lobby.
Featuring a wine tasting selection presented by Republic National Distributing Company of South Carolina
EDUTAINMENT + DANCING + SWING MUSIC
A pre-concert Q&A moderated by Bradley Fuller of Sonatas and Soundscapes, swing dance lessons with instructors from Blue Moon Ballroom, and an evening filled with premier jazz, this event will not be one to miss! Pre-concert activities will begin at 6:00 pm.
Carolina Cookin, Doza Rizen, and the Scoopy Doo Gelato truck will be parked in the front circle.
JAZZ & SWING
The Mark Rapp Group will commence at 8:00 pm.
Brendan Michael Bull (drums), Nicholas Vlandis (piano) from USC Jazz; Pete Neighbour (clarinet); Mark Rapp (trumpet); Shannon Hoover (bass).
This event is FREE and open to the public.
Part of Make Music Day Columbia
Make Music is a free celebration of music around the world on June 21st. Launched in 1982 in France as the Fête de la Musique, it is now held on the same day in more than 1,000 cities in 120 countries.
Unlike a typical music festival, Make Music is open to anyone who wants to take part. Every kind on musician – young and old, amateur and professional, of every musical persuasion – pours onto the streets, parks, plazas, and porches to share their music with friends neighbors and strangers. All of it is free and open to the public!