Community Invited to Picnic at the Pavilion Featuring Live Jazz at SCF Bradenton

(Bradenton, Fla., March 30, 2017) — State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) will host a free jazz concert during a picnic at the pavilion from noon to 1:30 p.m. April 13 on the grounds of SCF Bradenton, 5840 26th St. W. The concert will include jazz bands from Bayshore and Braden River high schools and the SCF Big Band.

The jazz bands from Bayshore and Braden River each will play for about 20 minutes, followed by the SCF Big Band. Pete Carney, SCF’s jazz instructor, will discuss the history of jazz and respected musicians in the genre. The public is invited to bring chairs or blankets and have a picnic on the lawn during the free event. The public may bring their lunch or buy it at the SCF Café adjacent to the pavilion.

For more information, contact Carney at 941-752-5590 or

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