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2019 JAM in High Point

April 1April 30

April is National Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM)! What can you do to celebrate JAM? Participate, appreciate, and educate. As a fan, invite a friend to a 2019 JAM event in High Point. Everyone can bring the uninitiated into the music, history, and joy of jazz. This year, the High Point Arts Council is excited to be partnering with local venues and organizations to celebrate High Point’s rich jazz history and the role jazz continues to have in maintaining the lively and vibrant community we have all come to love today. Bring your friends and family out to any or all the events listed below so that we can keep jazz alive and well in High Point for generations to come.

April 1
JAM Proclamation by Mayor Wagner
High Point City Hall
5:30 p.m.
Hamilton Street

April 9
Guilford County Schools
All County Jazz Ensemble
GTCC High Point Campus  
Building H4, Room 022
7:00 p.m., Free
901 South Main Street

April 9
Lunch & Jazz

High Point Museum
11:45 a.m., Free, BYOL
1859 E. Lexington Ave.

April 12
Kids Night Out Jazz Painting

Little Blank Canvas
6:00/8:00 p.m., $30
Registration Required
3735 Admiral Drive, Suite 105

April 13
Gary Woodard

Steak Street Restaurant
6:00 – 9:30 p.m.
3915 Sedge Brook Street

April 14
Memories & Melodies
512 Collective
2:00 – 6:00 p.m., Free
512 E. Washington Drive

April 18
Melvin Holland Quartet
Centennial Station Arts Center
7:00 p.m., $5
121 S. Centennial Street

April 26
High Point Arts Council
PPS Jazz Poetry Slam
Centennial Station Arts Center
7:00 p.m., Free
121 S. Centennial Street

April 27
High Point Farmers Market
Feat. Jazz by Brandon Vaughan
High Point Library Plaza
11:30 a.m., Free
901 N. Main Street

April 28

Feat. Wally West & Friends
High Point Library Plaza
4:00- 8:00 p.m., Free
901 North Main Street

Ongoing Throughout April

Books on Jazz Display
Sunrise Books
1101 N. Main St., Suite 202

John Coltrane Exhibit
High Point Museum
1859 Lexington Avenue

John Coltrane Statue & Kiosk
High Point City Hall
Corner of S. Hamilton & Commerce

The Smithsonian National Museum of American History has designated April of each year as Jazz Appreciation Month to increase awareness of jazz across all mediums and to recognize the historical significance of jazz across America. The 2019 JAM in High Point was coordinated by the High Point Arts Council in partnership with the High Point Library, High Point Museum, and High Point Parks & Recreation. For more information about JAM, visit the High Point Arts Council’s website at www.HighPointArts.org.


April 1
April 30


High Point Arts Council
336-889-2787 ext. 26