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Fall 2021 Semester

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Jazz & Roots Music Festival

Kean University and internationally-acclaimed bassist/producer Mike Griot present the inaugural Jazz & Roots Music Festival, a free outdoor music event open to the public on The Lawn at Enlow Hall in Hillside.

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Sunday, October 17

New Date: October 17

  • Free Outdoor Concert
  • Live Music
  • Food Trucks

Pack a picnic basket — or visit the food trucks when you get here — and bring a blanket or chair to the inaugural Jazz & Roots Music Festival, a free outdoor music concert on The Lawn at Enlow Hall in Hillside NJ. Performing at the music festival is rap and hip-hop artist JSWISS, featuring Casey Benjamin and Mark Whitfield; the jazz group Dave Stryker Quartet; and the evening’s headliner — the Dizzy Gillespie Afro-Latin Experience.

For more information, email alumni@kean.edu.

SCHEDULE

  • 4:30 p.m. - Festival begins
  • 5:15 p.m. - JSWISS, featuring Casey Benjamin & Mark Whitfield
  • 6:00 p.m. - Dave Stryker Quartet
  • 7:00 p.m. - Dizzy Gillespie Afro-Latin Experience

The Lawn at Enlow Hall
215 North Avenue, Hillside, NJ

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The Lawn at Enlow Hall

215 NORTH AVENUE, HILLSIDE, NJ 07205

The Jazz & Roots Music Festival will take place on The Lawn at Enlow Hall, located on the East Campus of Kean University, behind the Nathan Weiss Graduate College building, past the parking lot.