Celebrating 25 years in 2016, this Milwaukee outdoor summer music series take place Thursday evenings through Sept. 3 and features an eclectic lineup of jazz, big band, funk, R&B, reggae, blues and more. Aug. 4 features Milwaukee’s Kelli and the Soul Mates, purveyors of the classic Stax/Volt sound and style of the ’60s. Aug. 11 brings The Jimmys, winner of numerous 2016 Madison Area Music Association awards, including Blues Performer of the Year and Blues Album of the Year for its release Hot Dish. The event offers happy hour drink specials 5–6 p.m., with music starting at 6 p.m. Carry-ins are not permitted.
5–9 p.m. Aug. 4 and Aug. 11; Cathedral Square Park in Milwaukee; FREE; easttown.com/events/jazz-in-the-park