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Jazz History at Hatfield House: Happy Birthday to Billie, Freddie, and Carmen McRae!

Our Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM) series continues with a special birthday tribute to Freddie Hubbard, Billie Holiday, and Carmen McRae!

Date

Saturday, April 8, 2023


Time

8:00am - 11:00am


Location

Hatfield House
33rd St and Girard Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19130


Celebrate Easter weekend and the arrival of spring with an uplifting afternoon of music, presented by Fareed Simpson Hankins, Luke Carlos O’Reilly and guests.  Enjoy two sets of jazz performances honoring the music (and birthdays!) of some giants of jazz, all performed from Hatfield House’s front porch portico stage. Freddie Hubbard and Billie Holiday’s birthdays are on April 7th and Carmen McRae’s is on April 8th.

During intermission, children and adults are encouraged to join an Easter egg hunt on the grounds of Hatfield. Eggs will contain candy and tickets for prizes!

Bring your own food, refreshments, a lawn chair or a picnic blanket, and make yourself at home on the front lawn of the Hatfield House! A birthday cake and Easter treats will be available for all!

(In the event of rain, performances will be moved inside the house with limited seating on a first come, first serve basis. Doors open at 11:30 AM.)

The afternoon of music is part of our 2023 JAM Series, presented in partnership with the Music Performance Trust Fund and the American Federation of Musicians Local 77. Click on the links below for more info and to RSVP for the other shows in this series:


SCHEDULE:


TICKETS: 
FREE! Advanced RSVP is appreciated


KNOW BEFORE YOU GO:

  • Event is outside on the front lawn of the Hatfield House.
  • You’re welcome to bring your own food & drink.
  • Bring a lawn chair or a picnic blanket.
  • In the event of rain, performances will be moved inside the house with limited seating on a first come, first serve basis. Doors open at 11:30 AM.
  • There are bathrooms located in the Hatfield House.


PARKING/GETTING THERE: 
There is very limited parking at the Hatfield House. To enter the lot, turn right after the Aldi on Girard Avenue (you may have to actually turn into the Aldi lot to turn around, if not travelling from the east). Due to the limited parking, we strongly recommend arriving with Uber, Lyft, Indego Bike Share, or public transportation. 


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