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City of Santa Monica | Cultural Affairs Division
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Jazz on the Lawn 2018

A fun, family-friendly concert series presenting a diverse musical line-up each Sunday in August. Bring a picnic or grab a bite to eat at some of Southern California’s tastiest food trucks. Featured performers include jazz vibraphonist with vocals, The Nick Mancini Collective with Laura Mace; swing, folk, and blues with vocal harmonies, Scambooty (with a swing dance lesson at 4:30pm by Marshall Watson); Spanish guitar meets American folk, flamenco and tango, Twanguero (with an intermission performance at 5:50pm by the Samohi Jazz Combo); and the big band salsa orchestra, Orquesta Tabaco y Ron with a salsa dancing class by Rudy Zalez at 4:30pm. Food trucks rotate weekly and include The Berlin Truck, The Yalla Truck, Tacos Super Gallito, The Gastrobus, King Kone Ice Cream Truck, and Paradise Cookies and Ice Cream. New this year at 4pm are family activities for children and adults, providing entertainment like corn hole, giant blocks and more!