Enjoy free jazz at the parks near Walkway Over the Hudson in Poughkeepsie on Sunday, Aug. 20. In Upper Landing Park, the concerts begin at 1 p.m. with performances by the New Groove, Poughkeepsie Funk and the Dutchess Community College Alumni Jazz Combo.
In Waryas Park, a ticketed event begins at noon with the Jeff “Siege” Seigel Sextet, Christopher Dean Sullivan Ensemble, Elio Villafranca and the Jazz Syncopators, Swing Unlimited and Mongo Santamaria Centennial Project. General admission is $50 in advance, $60 at the gate and $20 for students. See jazzinthevalleyny.org.