june, 2017

19jun6:30 pm- 8:30 pmJazz In The Park: The Mark Kahny Group at Ah-Nab-Awen Park


Event Details

Look forward to Monday evenings this summer with West Michigan Jazz Society’s Jazz in the Park. This annual concert series brings talented jazz musicians to the stage set up in the beautiful outdoors of Ah-Nab-Awen Park with the Grand River serving as the backdrop. Pack a picnic, blankets and some chairs and spend the evening listening to jazz in the park. Alcohol is permitted for ages 21+ with a valid ID.

About The Mark Kahny Group: Led by pianist, vocalist Mark Kahny, the group will feature Eddie Eicher on drums, Mike Hyde, guitar, James Sawyer on trumpet & Charlie Hoats on bass. With jazz standards they will throw in some of the classic gems they play from the Pat Metheny Group, Sting, Michael Buble and Dr. John. Mark has spent the winter months in Palm Springs, CA and has some new tunes to surprise you with!


2017 Jazz in the Park line-up (all 6:30-8:30 pm):

  • 6/12 Northview High School Jazz Band
  • 6/19 Mark Kahny Group
  • 6/26 Noel Webley & His Jazz Friends
  • 7/3 The Lakeshore Big Band
  • 7/10 Imer Santigo
  • 7/17 Kevin Jones Band
  • 7/24 Jim Cooper & Organic Vibes
  • 7/31 Metro Jazz Voices
  • 8/7 Mary Rademacher & the Fred Knapp Quartet
  • 8/14 Dr. Robin Connell (WMJS’s 2017 Musician of the Year)

For full schedule, visit wmichjazz.org.


(Monday) 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Ab-Nab-Awen Park

220 Front Avenue, NW, Grand Rapids, MI, 49504


West Michigan Jazz Society

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