July 9, 16, 23, 30; Aug. 6 • 5:30-8:30pm
Animals and All That Jazz is back and swinging for the 28th year! Bring your friends to sit back and enjoy a longstanding Thursday night tradition at the Indianapolis Zoo. This summer concert series is from 5:30-8:30pm and features sensational music from all genres of jazz.
Come play early at the Zoo and stay late next summer during a night of jazz! Walk the Zoo while listening to the music or enjoy a relaxing evening with friends. Experience the ambience of the Zoo after hours along with:
Music: Performed live from 5:30-8:30pm
Food: Great specialty food stations offer a new menu available for purchase each night
Beverages: A full bar, featuring beer sampling from Sun King Brewery
Animals: On exhibit until 7pm
Rides: Available until 7pm with member specials available on a different ride each night.
2015 Concert Lineup
July 9: Brenda Williams — The dynamic and vivacious vocals of Brenda Williams returns to the Zoo.
July 16: West Central Quartet — This high energy group great take pride in giving a traditional jazz take on great standards plus classic and contemporary pop.
July 23: Mina and The Wondrous Flying Machine — This piano-driven combination of singer-songwriter, indie rock and a hint of jazz brings a variety to every show.
July 30: Appalatin — The beat goes on when Latin bridges American folk tradition.
Aug. 6: Buselli-Wallarab Jazz Orchestra — This popular big band blends talented musicians to perform innovative jazz and pop arrangements.
Concerts are weather protected under the Zoo's beautiful Party Pavilion. Tables are open on a first-come, first-serve basis. Lawn chairs are welcome!
Concerts are free for Zoo members and included with regular admission.
Make the most of your day by coming out early and staying late.
Save $2 at the front gate by bringing a Dean's milk jug to recycle.
Special thanks to our 2015 sponsors!