2024 Sunset Jazz Series at Wiggins Park


The Sunset Jazz Series at Wiggins Park, along the Camden City waterfront, promises a melodic journey through the summer nights, featuring an eclectic lineup of talented artists spanning various genres. Kicking off on June 3rd with Esperanza Spalding, a GRAMMY Award-winning artist renowned for her innovative blend of instrumental and vocal music, poetry, dance, and storytelling, the series sets a high bar for musical excellence and creativity.

June continues to heat up with Black Violin on the 10th, a dynamic classical duo known for seamlessly intertwining hip hop, rock, R&B, and bluegrass into their modern classical sound. This night also serves as a poignant tribute to survivors and a call to action to end gun violence, marked by a Wear Orange Night.

As the month progresses, Marshall Charloff & the Purple xPeRIeNCE take the stage on June 17th, captivating audiences with their faithful homage to the legendary Prince. This performance coincides with Juneteenth, a day of reflection and celebration of freedom, urging attendees to educate, advocate, and rejoice in the progress made.

Tower of Power, with their legendary horn section and unique style, grace the venue on June 24th, bringing decades of R&B and funk music mastery to the forefront. July welcomes the Lao Tizer Band ft. Elliot Yamin, Eric Marienthal, Karen Briggs, and Chiele Minucci on the 1st, showcasing a captivating all-star ensemble blending jazz, funk, rock, and world rhythms.

July 15th marks a special celebration of Toots & the Maytals with Leba Hibbert, daughter of the legendary reggae icon Toots Hibbert, honoring his rich musical legacy. Matt Cappy & Friends, a local favorite, take the stage on July 29th, treating audiences to soulful trumpet melodies and vibrant musical collaborations.

August sees the Brubeck Brothers Quartet, composed of lifelong collaborators Dan and Chris Brubeck, offering soulful jazz performances infused with nearly half a century of experience. Jeffrey Osborne, the multi-platinum singer-songwriter, graces the venue on August 26th with his soulful voice and timeless hits.

The series concludes with a flourish in September, as Symphony in C collaborates with That Which Connects for a groundbreaking performance pairing classical music with original choreography on September 6th. Edgardo Cintron & the Mambo Magic Band close out the series on September 16th, celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month and honoring the rich cultural contributions of prominent Hispanic citizens.

The Sunset Jazz Series at Wiggins Park offers not just a lineup of performances but a celebration of diversity, community, and the transformative power of music against the backdrop of the scenic Camden City waterfront.

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