Burnt Sugar the Arkestra Chamber

@ 3947 S Michigan Ave, Chicago

June 23, 2022

03:00 PM - 7:00 pm

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HotHouse will host a “pocket Jazz Festival” in the iconic spirit garden in Bronzeville

About this event
On Saturday July 23, 2022 The Center for International Performance and Exhibition dba HotHouse will host a “pocket festival” to celebrate their 35th anniversary. The multi-arts event features three award-winning Jazz ensembles and group art–making activities. The festival will take place in Bronzeville on the historic site of the Chicago Youth Center 3953 S. Michigan. The program will also be simultaneously live streamed at no charge via HotHouseGlobal channels (YouTube, Twitch and Facebook).

Against the backdrop of the iconic cultural treasures that are signature contributions to Bronzeville’s legacy as a destination for Afro-arts expression, HotHouse will stage this important gathering subtitled “unity in the community”. The event is free and open to all ages. Guests are invited to bring their own chairs and picnic. Details www.hothouse.net

Given the outdoor program, if canceled due to weather there will be no refunds for tickets/ donations

“This program is partially supported by a grant from the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events”.

The Featured Jazz Ensembles are:

Trio W.A.Z.

Edward Wilkerson

Tatsu Aoki

Micheal Zerang

with special guest Ronnie Malley

The Fred Jackson Quintet with

Fred Jackson Jr – Alto / Soprano sax and percussion

Mai Sugimoto – Alto Sax / Flute

Coco Elysses – Percussion

Josh Abrahams – Bass

Avreeayl Ra – Drums

And Burnt Sugar Arkestra Chamber from NYC

BSAC Hollering Hoodoo Crew

Shelley Nicole – Vocals/Conduction

Bruce Mack – Vocals/Synthesizer/Conduction

Leon Gruenbaum – Keyboards/Samchillian/Vocals

Lewis “Flip” Barnes – Trumpet

V. Jeffrey Smith – Tenor & Soprano Saxes

Ben Tyree – Electric Guitar

Marque Gilmore the Inna*Most – Trap Drums/Electronic Drums/Conduction

Jared Michael Nickerson – Electric Bass/Conduction

Emcee Tara Betts

Thursday June 23, 2022

3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

All Ages

Cover: FREE