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The 9th Annual Jazz on the Grass on the ASU campus

Aug 15, 2014

Jazz on the Grass Poster

The 9th Annual Jazz on the Grass celebration will take place on the campus of Alabama State University at the Intramural Field on Labor Day, September 1st. This year's featured act is the Bay City Brass Band from Mobile , Alabama.  Also appearing are local gospel artist Phil Perry & Called Out;  Birmingham-based jazz group Official Clutch Band; Mariachi Band Garibaldi; and, regional blues sensation The King Bee Band. Tickets are $10.00 and $1 for kids 12 and under. Tent specials are available for $125; price includes 10 tickets.  Tickets may be purchased at Another Chance Package Store, 2367 Central Parkway; Ted the Wine Guy, 3062 Zelda Road;  Heritage Barber Shop, 1334 Carter Hill Road; and, Derk's Filet and Vine, 431 Cloverdale Road. The 9th Annual Jazz on the Grass is sponsored by Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama.  Additional sponsors include COSTCO, McDonald's, Capital Graphics, Soon Music Studio,  Weekend Pass, and Alabama State University.