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Things to do around town - Art & Jazz on the Avenue

Posted by Talbot Sutter on Monday, July 25th, 2022 at 9:36am.

 
 

Wednesday, July 27, 2022

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Atlantic Avenue between Swinton Avenue and the Intracoastal Waterway
Delray Beach, FL

The Downtown Development Authority, in partnership with the Downtown Merchant and Business Association, is hosting Art & Jazz on the Avenue on Wednesday, July 27, 2022 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in downtown Delray Beach. Stroll the West Atlantic Neighborhood on west Atlantic Avenue in a closed street style format, experience two stages of live music, art, culture, food, an interactive kids' zone, and special promotions by merchants.

West Atlantic Avenue will be filled with 6 local bands, over 30  local artists, restaurants, and vendors sharing their merchandise and talent with everyone.  We invite you to explore this downtown neighborhood to meet the merchants, visit the Police Department Recreation vehicle and see our Fire Department team in action. Find Your Fun in Downtown Delray Beach like a local this summer at our Art & Jazz on the Avenue!! #downtowndelraybeach

Live entertainment on two (2) stages plus pop up live entertainment throughout the event.
 

HEADLINERS: 
     Bad Apples Brass Band - a New Orleans style strolling band
     Mervin Johnson Jazz Trio – a jazz trio
     The Resolvers – reggae band

Entertainment:
Stage 1 (Libby Wesley Amphitheatre – SW 5th Avenue and West Atlantic Avenue
                           5:30pm - Mervyn Johnston Trio
                           7:00pm – The Resolvers

Stage 2 (Delray Beach Police Station – 300 West Atlantic Avenue
                           5:30pm – Cape Band
                           5:30pm – Bad Apples Brass Band (Trio strolling)
                           7:00pm – Bad Apples Brass Band (Full Band stroll then stage)

        Amazon Hub – 401 West Atlantic Avenue
                           5:30 – 7:00pm  Morgan Minsk

        Bear’s Food Shack – 540 West Atlantic Avenue
                           6:00 – 8:00pm Brian Haddis Steel Drums

PARKING FOR EVENT: 

FREE: South County Courthouse Garage (open until 10pm), Delray Beach Library Lot, City Hall Lot, Tennis Center Lot, Street Parking on West Atlantic Avenue and Side Streets, St Paul's Church Lot, CRA Lot (behind Dunkin Donuts)

PAID:  Old School Square Garage, Federspiel Garage 

CLICK HERE for additional parking information. 


Testimonial from the December 22, 2021 Art and Jazz on the Ave.

"Beautiful event last night, December 22, for Art and Jazz on the Avenue. We never knew Pineapple Grove went so far north and found new places to explore. Loved that the street was closed to traffic, great tropical band near the entrance and beautiful lighting. All in all, a 10+."

- Lois Pathman BOCA RATON RESIDENT
 

“Art & Jazz on the Avenue has always been a highlight for both locals and visitors along with a piece of the fabric which revitalized downtown, said Laura Simon, Executive Director, Delray Beach Downtown Development Authority. This year we celebrate the relaunch with our merchant and business partners throughout all of downtown Delray Beach.”



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Contact Info

Sarah Flynn

Delray Beach Downtown Development Authority

sarahf@willcarocomm.com

561-243-1077
More Info

Art & Jazz on the Avenue

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