The Third Annual Autumn on the Green Downtown Jazz Concert will be held on Saturday, September 26th at 5:00pm. Performed on the town green at the Snellville City Center, the event promises to be a pleasant and sociable evening with some great performances.
Opening for the event around 5:15pm is “Whole Lotta Dixie”, a band that combines traditional Dixieland jazz with rock classics. Headlining this year, set to perform around 6:30pm is “The Derek McCoy Trio” which is comprised of three veteran performers with seasoned backgrounds from the Atlanta and New Orleans jazz scene. Snellville native, Adrienne Britt-Rousseau of Summit Chase Country Club will host the event this year.
Jazz lovers are invited to come out with blankets, lawn chairs and snacks to share in this community celebration. Small coolers are welcomed. Concession vendor space is available for interested restaurants and caterers. No alcoholic beverages are permitted and concessions will be available for purchase from the Snellville Lion’s Club.
Jimmy Norton of the Snellville DDA said, “it is great to see so many Snellville organizations and businesses coming together to make this event possible for the community.” Presenting sponsors for this year again include the Snellville DDA, Snellville Commerce Club, Evermore CID, Tri-City Times and A Better Sign. Brass & Bandstand Sponsors include Akil Patel, DDS, Brand Mortgage, Hamilton Financial, Odd Job Bob, Snellville Police Chief – Roy Whitehead, Summit Chase Country Club, United Community Bank and Walton EMC Gas. The event committee thanks all of the sponsors for their support.
Autumn on the Green begins at 5:00pm with the main performance by The Derek McCoy Trio starting at 6:30pm. The event will conclude around 9:00pm. The Snellville City Center is located at 2342 Oak Road, Snellville, GA. For additional information, please visit the Snellville DDA’s website at www.SnellvilleDDA.org.