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Athens Jazz Festival

Rescheduled and retooled following the tragic passing of local jazz bassist Carl Lindberg, the Athens Jazz Festival returns to the Georgia Center Sunday. The family-friendly outdoor concert features music from six Athens- and Atlanta-based acts, including the Artie Ball Swing Band, singer Mary Sigalas and her group, guitarist Trey Wright and his trio and the long-running Classic City Swing outfit. Admission to the afternoon shindig is free for all. Here’s hoping the comeback edition of this once-beloved event is a resounding success; Athens could surely use more outdoor music year-round.

1–7 p.m. FREE!


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