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Published on Friday, June 19, 2020

Popular Music Events Moved to Salem Memorial Ballpark

The Salem Parks and Recreation Department is excited to announce an updated plan for some of its most popular music events that have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.  Jazz In July, Pickin’ In the Park and two editions of the popular Salem After Five concert series are relocating to Salem Memorial Ballpark in July and August. The change of venue to the home of the Salem Red Sox will allow for better social distancing and provide music fans accessible seating and the ability to enjoy convenient food and beverage options at the Red Sox Grill.


Salem After 5 July 17 Cimmaron 5 p.m. - 7p.m.
Jazz in July July 18 Various Artists 4 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Salem After Five August 7 Kids in America 5 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Pickin' In The Park August 29 Various Artists 5 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.


Salem After Five is presented by the City of Salem Parks and Recreation Department and Q99.  Pinnacle Financial Partners, The Crouch Real Estate Team, Comfort Inn and Suites and P.A. Short are sponsoring the concerts this year.   The Kiwanis Club of Salem and ACT Packs will serve as the charitable organizations for this summer.

Admission to each Salem After Five event is $5 for adults with children 12-and-under admitted free.  Jazz In July and Pickin’ In The Park are FREE events for the community.

Coolers, outside food, drinks, rollerblades, skateboards and pets are not allowed on the premises.  For additional information, call Salem Parks and Recreation at 540-375-3057.

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