April 26, 2017

MARTA Rolls Out Jazz Music Series in May

Transit Rail Stations Features Local Jazz Musicians 

ATLANTA – The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) is offering live music every Monday in May from 3–5 p.m. at four of its rail stations. MARTA Jazz Mondays, in partnership with award-winning jazz artists, is designed to showcase local musical talent while increasing the presence of the arts throughout the MARTA system.

“We are committed to enhancing the overall customer experience with our reinvigorated focus on the arts throughout the MARTA system,” said MARTA GM/CEO Keith T. Parker. “We are making an intentional push to explore innovative ways to transform the transit experience by introducing new amenities and options that engage our customers in a new way and creative way. This initiative is just one part of our larger arts program here at MARTA.”

Local musicians will lead the diverse array of musical talent, including performances by Ede Wright Trio (May 1), Dave Ellington/Chris Burroughs (May 8), Omega Level (May 15), and Indie Revenge (May 22). 

Scheduled May performances are as follows:

Decatur Station 
Ede Wright Trio 
Monday, May 1 , 2017 
3 - 5 p.m. 

Lindbergh Station 
Dave Ellington/Chris Burroughs  
Monday, May 8, 2017
3 - 5 p.m. 

College Park 
Omega Level 
Monday, May 15, 2017 
3 - 5 p.m. 

Midtown Station 
Indie Revenge
Monday, May 22, 2017 
3 - 5 p.m. 


“MARTA Jazz Mondays are another crucial link to better connect us with our customers and help redefine the transportation experience for our riders,” Jennifer Jinadu-Wright, MARTA Senior Director of Marketing and Communications said.

 MARTA Jazz Mondays 2016MARTA Jazz Mondays 2016 2

Photos from MARTA Jazz Mondays 2016


Erik Burton

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