WFIU Public Radio and the Department of Jazz Studies at the Jacobs School of Music are once again collaborating to co-host the third annual Swing in September — a free outdoor concert series featuring a variety of musical acts ranging from swing bands to jazz vocalists.
Performances will start at 6:30 p.m. every Friday in September in Dunn Meadow.
The lineup for this September includes the traditional jazz band B-Town Bearcats on Sept. 1, blues trio Soul Proprietors on Sept. 8 and Descarga Five, a Latin instrumental quintet made up of IU students and faculty, on Sept. 15.
Rounding out the month will be Sophie Faught, a saxophonist who’s performed around the globe, on Sept. 22 and acclaimed local musician Evan Taylor on Sept. 29.
WFIU hosts Mark Chilla, David Brent Johnson, and William Morris will be emceeing the event.
Audiences are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets. In case of extreme weather, the performances will be moved to Recital Hall on Third Street.