Enjoy the dog days of summer with some smooth melodies.
The American Jazz Walk of Fame kicked off its free summer concert series earlier this month. The outdoor concerts started July 5 and will be every Sunday through August from 6-9 p.m. at the Jay McShann Pavilion, 1616 E. 18th St., behind the American Jazz Museum. An array of acts — and food trucks — are scheduled. Organizers suggest bringing lawn chairs and blankets. Coolers and alcohol are not allowed.
Upcoming summer concert series schedule:
▪ July 26: DJ Lady D, JC the New King of Funk
▪ Aug. 2: NeoSoul Lounge hosted by Jason Betts, local talent show, Louis Neal Big Band
▪ Aug. 9: Charlotte Embry & Soigné, local talent show
▪ Aug. 16: Platinum Express, local talent show
▪ Aug. 23: Eddie Moore & the Outer Circle, Battle of the DJs
▪ Aug. 30: KC Sunday Singing Preachers, local talent show