IDLEWILD — Live music will soon be heard in the woods at John Meeks Park in Idlewild during the sixth annual Homecoming Jazz and Blues Festival which is set to take place next weekend.

The free event takes place from noon to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 4, at John Meeks Park, located at M. L. Drive and Idlewild Boulevard.

Artists such as Sandra Bevins, Paul “Moz” Mosby from WDIV FM Radio, The Family Reunion Band and Dexter Sims Trio will hit the stage.

Guests are encourages to bring lawn chairs, blankets and coolers. The event is sponsored by the Idlewild African-American Chamber of Commerce.