A Fort Collins Jazz Experience in Fort Collins, Colorado, will begin on Thursday, July 10 with a New Belgium Brewing Co. “Bike-In Movie” about jazz and featuring a live jazz quartet (Titles to be announced at a later date). On Friday, July 11 Beet Street will present an eye-opening lecture “Jazz in the 21st Century” by Dr. Scott DeVeaux, an Associate Professor of Musicology and Director of Graduate Studies at University of Virginia (UVA). DeVeaux is recognized as one of the foremost authorities on Jazz, African-American and American Music. All day Saturday, July 12 people can enjoy a community celebration of jazz will feature free live music in multiple locations throughout Downtown Fort Collins including Old Town Square. That evening people will be able to attend the ticketed performance by Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis. Multiple downtown venues/ businesses will be tying in throughout the weekend and helping to create a diverse jazz environment for jazz fans.