Charlie Parker Jazz Fest this weekend — update: CANCELLED
UPDATE: This is now all CANCELLED
“…due to the imminent approach of Hurricane Irene, we are exercising discretion as the better part of valor and preemptively canceling the Sunday, August 28th Charlie Parker Jazz Festival show at Tompkins Square Park.
Again, the Sunday, August 28 Charlie Parker Jazz Festival show at Tompkins Square Park is now CANCELED due to Hurricane Irene.
As of this writing, the Saturday, August 27 show at Marcus Garvey Park with TOOTS THIELEMANS, JAMES CARTER, TIA FULLER and CECILE MCLORIN SALVANT is still a go.”
Sunday’s Summerstage show in Central Park has also been cancelled/postponed.