Sunday December 5 – 2 p.m.
Musical Explorers Family Concert with Laiken Love, Anders Thomsen and Gino Castillo & the Cuban Cowboys
Forsyth Park Bandshell, Drayton and Gwinnett St.
Join Musical Explorers young and old for a family concert and experience SMF’s popular Musical Explorers program outdoors before taking a virtual, in-person tour of Savannah area schools. Learn more about this program and the featured artists on https://www.savannahmusicfestival.org/event/musical-explorers-family-concert/
Friday December 10 – 7 p.m.
SMF Jazz Academy Autumn Concert
Savannah Cultural Arts Center, 201 Montgomery St.
The SMF Jazz Academy is proud to present its first live concert. With five jazz combos and two melodica ensembles, students of Savannah’s only free after-school jazz program will present a program featuring a diverse selection of music from the jazz tradition. More information: https://www.savannahmusicfestival.org/event/smf-jazz-academy-fall-concert/
Saturday December 11 – 3 p.m.
Big Band Holidays: Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis
Johnny Mercer Theater, 301 W. Oglethorpe Ave.
Tickets starting at $ 37/50% off for children 12 and under
With moving big band arrangements of both sacred and secular songs, Big Band Holidays is an uplifting tradition enjoyed by audiences of all ages and backgrounds. In addition to the swing instrumental works of Jazz at Lincoln Center, virtuoso singer Alita Moses joins the group for imaginative new versions of holiday classics like “White Christmas” and “Merry Christmas, Baby.” Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year alongside your music-loving friends in a special morning performance. Children 12 and under receive a 50% discount on tickets. Restrictions apply. Call the box office at 912.525.5050 to purchase youth tickets. More information: www.savannahmusicfestival.org/event/big-band-holidays-jazz-at-lincoln-center-orchestra-with-wynton-marsalis