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Broadway Plaza entertainment took one more shot -- Swing 99 on 9/9

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UPDATED Sept. 6: For summer 2022, "Live Arts Arlington," an effort of the Arlington Commission for Arts and Culture, brought live performance to the recently revamped Broadway Plaza on successive Fridays -- and we thoiught the series was over. But it's not.

Swing99, rained out earler, has been rescheduled for 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, in front of Caffe Nero. The acoustic jazz quartet plays standards, hot club jazz and swing’n originals.


The music will run until 8 p.m.  Audience members are encouraged to bring their own chairs. All events are free of charge. Learn more at

Live Arts ArlingtonA commission news release says, "Hear or see something awesome a short trip from home -- and celebrate the beauty, talent and diversity of Arlington with your neighbors! Bring your chairs and get ready for some great entertainment. Make sure to support local businesses [which are supporting the programming] and make Live Arts Arlington your go-to Friday night summer plan!"

The ACAC first announced Live Arts Arlington in April as an opportunity for artists from across all performance and art forms to “take to the streets” over the summer to share their work with Arlington residents and visitors.

Live Arts Arlington is a public-performance and creation initiative designed to put live arts in the path of the broadest swath of the public. Since 2019, programs have included Egyptian dance; puppetry; classical, jazz and popular music performance; various forms of art making; portraiture; and basket weaving. 


Read all about the unique features that make Arlington a wonderful place to live and a destination for dining, shopping, arts, culture, and outdoor activities.

Feb. 28, 2022: Cultural council awards 19 grants totaling $18,515

 This news announcement was published Monday, July 11, 2022, based on information from Edward Blundell of ACAC, and updated Aug. 19 and again Sept. 6.

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