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First Smokin’ Notes outdoor jazz and BBQ festival on April 19

Published on March 28th, 2014

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The first Smokin’ Notes outdoor festival features
live jazz, BBQ, sauce competition and a safety fair

April 19 event at Providence’s Knickerbocker Park

Be the first to enjoy smooth jazz sounds and the aroma of fire-cooked meat during the first Smokin’ Notes jazz and barbecue festival on Saturday, April 19 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Knickerbocker Park, located on 10695 Dorrell Lane in the Providence Master Planned Community. The free family-friendly event is being presented by KXPT-97.1 FM The Point and the Providence Master Planned Community and Providence Master Homeowner’s Association.

Barbecue food will be available to purchase, including barbecue and smoked meats from Smoken Sams.  The Tommy Thompson Project jazz band will perform, and other entertainment will be provided by 97.1 FM The Point.  Attendees are invited to bring blankets, picnic baskets and well-behaved, leashed dogs.

The inaugural Smokin’ Notes will feature a Safety Fair from the Southern Nevada Traffic Safety Coalition (SNTSC). Comprised of Southern Nevada emergency entities, the nonprofit organization was created to increase road and pedestrian safety. The Safety Fair will promote Nevada’s Zero Fatality campaign, and includes motorcycle safety, beer goggle demonstrations, mounted police and more.

SNTSC representatives will compete against each other for bragging rights during a barbecue sauce-making competition, with event attendees getting to taste their creations. There also will be a dedicated children’s activity area with chalk drawing, a children’s obstacle course and other crafts.

In addition to Smokin’ Notes festivities, Knickerbocker Park features tot lots, a swing set, a dog park with small and large dog areas, splash pad, youth baseball field, multi-use events field, jogging path with exercise stations, picnic areas, and spectacular views of the entire Las Vegas Valley.

For more event information, visit or call (702) 216-2020.