Muskingum Jazz Group
The Muskingum Jazz Group will perform during Celebrate New Concord’s season finale on Aug. 18. (photo provided)

Celebrate New Concord to Close Out Season with Jazz Concert

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Celebrate New Concord’s 2015 season finale will feature an evening of jazz favorites with the Muskingum Jazz Group on Tuesday, Aug. 18 at 7 p.m. in Village Park.

The members of the Muskingum Jazz Group reflect strong musical backgrounds and include: Len Thomas, keyboards; Dave Jacobs, electric bass; the newest member of the group, Bryan Phillips, on guitar;  Bill Armstrong, drums; and Kurt Wolfe, percussion.

The featured vocalist is Abby Guss of Zanesville, who has also appeared with the Dave Schubach Big Band. Selections for the evening will include swing, Bossa nova, ballads and blues.

This event is free and open to the public. Visitors are encouraged to bring a lawn chair or blanket for seating. In the event of rain, the performance will be moved into the firehouse at the park. Food service will be provided by Ruritan, with proceeds benefiting the New Concord Food Pantry.

Celebrate New Concord is sponsored by the Village of New Concord and the New Concord Board of Trade and is made possible through the support of the members of the Celebrate New Concord Patronage Program.

For more information, call the recorded information line at 740-826-6392 or find Celebrate New Concord on Facebook.