HOT SPRINGS JAZZ FEST
Throughout Hot Springs. Ticket price varies.
The 20th annual Hot Springs Jazz Fest, which kicked off on Tuesday, continues on Wednesday with Piano-Rama in the Arlington Hotel’s Crystal Ballroom (7 p.m., $25 adv., $30 at the door), where local pianists John Puckett, Tony Nardi, Chuck Dodson, Phyllis Emery, Ron Hall and Clyde Pound all perform.
Thursday, Shirly Chauvin sings, with support by Clyde Pound on keyboard, Joe Vick on bass and Paul Shaw on drums, at Quapaw Baths & Spa (6 p.m., $10).
The Air Force Shades of Blue Jazz Ensemble performs at Oaklawn Magnet School (7 p.m., free) on Friday evening.
Saturday is the big ticket event, “Jazz in the Streets,” where the Hot Springs Jazz Society’s Scholarship Jazz Ensemble, the University of Arkansas at Monticello Jazz Band, the Latin band Calle Soul, Henderson State’s Nufusion, local ensemble Anything That Moves, the Fayetteville Jazz Collective and the Air Force Shades of Blue Jazz Ensemble all perform under the Sky Bridge on Broadway Street in downtown Hot Springs (11 a.m.-6 p.m., free). New Orleans ensemble Nova NOLA performs at the Ray Lynn Theater (7:30 p.m., $25 adv., $30 door).
Sunday, St. Luke’s Episcopal Church hosts a “Jazz Mass” (10:45 a.m., free) and the Stardust Big Band closes out the festival at Arlington Hotel’s Crystal Ballroom (3 p.m., $8).