“Live from Woodruff Park” returns to Downtown’s central greenspace, where a weekly series of concerts will be held on the lawn in partnership with Atlanta Jazz Festival’s 31 Days of Jazz program.

The series begins on Wednesday, May 1, with a concert headlined by Gritz and Jelly Butter and emceed by Camille Russell Love, Executive Director of the City of Atlanta’s Office of Cultural Affairs.

Additional headlining acts in the series include “queen of the blues guitar” Beverly Watkins and beloved Atlanta vocalist Ruby Velle & The Trio.

Live from Woodruff Park is free and open to the community, with food available for purchase, in addition to the many nearby dining options that surround the park. The event series is family-friendly and open to all ages. Picnic baskets, blankets, chairs, and dogs on leashes are welcome. All concerts will run from 5 to 8 p.m.

Live from Woodruff Park At-a-Glance Schedule:

· Wednesday, May 1: Gritz and Jelly Butter

· Wednesday, May 8: Beverly Watkins

· Wednesday, May 15: Brenda Nicole Moorer

· Wednesday, May 22: Churchill Grounds Quartet

· Wednesday, May 29: Ruby Velle & the Trio

For more information about Woodruff Park, including a complete calendar of events, visit www.WoodruffPark.com.


Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.