Nice’s annual Jazz Festivalis being held in the public garden area of Albert 1st (Jardin Albert 1er), from July 8 through July 12, 2012. Last year, SEAL entertained in the garden venue.
However, the day after this year’s festival, the park will be barricaded and closed for one year, to open just in time for the 2013 Jazz Festival; the closure will allow work needed to complete “La Coulée Verte,” the green-space corridor being built on the site of Nice’s former bus station.
The hundred-year old trees will not be disturbed, when the park
undergoes a makeover, with the addition of plant borders, grass, and
fountains. The garden’s on-site merry-go-round will stay open and
accessible during the renovation works, so families can continue to