Mark Your Calendars!

1. Check out our Jazz in July 2017 Concert Series.

2. Printable lineup.

3. Which bands are playing? Check out their photos, videos and more.

4. Jazz in July is made possible through the generous support of these sponsors.

5. Donate today to maintain the famed Jazz in July now and into the future, and keep the concert series free to the community.

6. Eat at Chipotle on Merle Hay Road on July 22nd and when you show or mention this flyer, 50% of the proceeds will be donated to Metro Arts Alliance. What a delicious way to support the arts!

2017 POSTER AND ARTWORK DESIGNED BY ARTIST JOHN SAYLES OF DES MOINES.

Since the debut of Jazz in July in 1982 and throughout the evolution of the community concert series, artists have channeled their creative powers to develop artwork that has been used to promote the event. Every year, the reveal of Jazz in July’s iconic artwork is eagerly anticipated especially by those who collect t-shirts and posters based on the original design. Enjoy this gallery of all of the Jazz in July posters. 


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At metroarts.org, you can find out all kinds of information about Jazz in July - dates and locations, information on the bands, what foods and drinks will be available, how to get there, and other activities planned.
Jazz In July, July 20, 21 and 22 performance info.

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Altoona Kids Cafe More great activities at Altoona Kids Cafe
We had a SUPER-FUN day at Altoona Kids Cafe, yesterday!

Our good friend, Dr. Kari Swain, and her friends at Swain Chiropractic came out to visit us. They worked with us on positive ...
The new #jazzinjuly t-shirts are here, and they're SO AWESOME! 🙈💯 #jazz
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The Jazz in July shirts are here - our summer intern Emma is our lovely model. https://t.co/dJ9LzpnAY6
Timeline Photos The Jazz in July shirts are here - our summer intern Emma is our lovely model.
Had a great meeting with Polk County Health Department today about extreme heat and outdoor events - please stay safe this summer.
Photos from Metro Arts Alliance's post Had a great meeting with Polk County Health Department today about extreme heat and outdoor events - please stay safe this summer.
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Where the #jazz is on July 15th and 16th. #jazzinjulydsm
Lee Cole always does an amazing job with his Magicomedy program https://t.co/b2HPqAu1f1
Altoona Kids Cafe Lee Cole always does an amazing job with his Magicomedy program
Friday's are always AWESOME at Kids Cafe!

Today's programmed activities included the following: robots, magic, comedy, animals, Crockpot Cooking, Patriotic Iowa, Conservation, recess and reading...yep, AWESOME!

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Thanks to Maureen Korte and Cat Rocketship for bringing their programs to Altoona Kids Cafe! https://t.co/GFzL0m5Q3P
Altoona Kids Cafe Thanks to Maureen Korte and Cat Rocketship for bringing their programs to Altoona Kids Cafe!
We had such an AWESOME day yesterday at Kids Cafe!

We had our friends from Metro Arts Alliance back for several programs including comic books/magazine ...
Timeline Photos Live jazz at Louie's Wine Dive Des Moines will get your warmed up for Jazz in July
Jazz In July'ers! See you the 4th at Lions Park in #urbandale with #christopher'sVeryHappyBand #jazzinjulydsm #dsm 💯
For your #jazzinjulydsm planning pleasure! 😘👏😎
Timeline Photos While at the Des Moines' Downtown Farmers' Market promoting #jazzinjulydsm, we came upon painter and illustrator Leo Angelo Reyes. #metroarts #artwhereyouare
Timeline Photos Volunteer extraordinaire Josh Larson is eager to hear what you know about #jazz! Stop by #metroarts at 3rd and Court at the Des Moines' Downtown Farmers' Market to pick up a #jazzinjulydsm schedule and talk with Josh! 🎷🎺🎸
Timeline Photos How do you #jazzinjulydsm? Kent arranges alumni events for the Iowa chapter of Truman State University, and each year, he and other alums gather at one of the free concerts in the city! About 80 people attend! Thanks gang! Looking ...
Timeline Photos Great morning at Des Moines' Downtown Farmers' Market! We're right on 3rd and Court, so come by and get your #jazzinjulydsm schedule and share your favorite bands! (The Crusaders, Larry Carlton, and The Rippingtons have popped up in conversation so ...
Not only will you have a great time volunteering at a Jazz in July concert, you'll get a free t-shirt - what could be better than that?! Contact Carla at info@metroarts.org
Altoona Kids Cafe Altoona Kids Cafe is doing some amazing services with youth in the Southeast Polk school district. So proud of our teaching artists for sharing their special talents! Featured in this post of Bettie Jane Bibler and her program, World Drums ...
Our fans are so fun! 😍🎶 #jazzinjulydsm is coming!
Ingenious: this is how you correct the audience when they're clapping on the wrong beat I will clap on whatever beat Harry Connick Jr. asks me to. . .
You want them to clap on 2 and 4? Just do this.
Photos from Metro Arts Alliance's post Volunteering at Jazz in July is the best time you'll ever have out in public! Contact Carla to schedule the nights that you and your friends/family/coworkers would like to volunteer for a couple hours. info@metroarts.org
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July 7, 8 and 9 players with site sponsors @prairie_meadows and American Enterprise Group!
Your first two Jazz In July performers. Metro Arts Alliance IS #jazzinjulydsm #dsm #desmoines
Jazz In July #jazzinjulydsm Stock the cooler! 😎
Jazz In July is coming! Full schedule on our website. Link in profile.

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3209 Ingersoll Ave. Suite 208, Des Moines, IA 50312
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