Festivals

Festivals –  ’21’        

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 Event/WebsiteLine UpLocation
Jan
11-21Tucson Jazz FestivalBobby McFerrin, Joey Alexander, Trombone Shorty, Special EFX among othersTucson, AZ
17 Jan Bermuda Jazz FestivalTBABermuda, Caribbean
Feb
15-17 FebMid Atlantic Jazz FestivalRegina Carter, Dave Cole among others.Rockville, MD
20-03 Feb Biamp PDX Jazz FestivalStanley Clarke, The Bad Plus, Patrice Rushen, Aaron Diehl, Matthew Whitaker, Orrin Evans’ among othersPortland, OR
22 Feb 2020Punta Gorda Wine and Jazz FestivalTBAPunta Gorda, FL
Mar
02 Mar 2020Ocean Institute Jazz FestivalTBA.Dana Point, CA
07 Mar 2020Sarasota Jazz FestivalTBAOrlando, FL
09-10 MarJazz In The GardenTBAMiami, FL
27-05 Mar 2020Berks Jazz FestivalTBARedding, PA
28 Mar 2020 Jazz Artists On The GreensTBATrinadad and Tobago
Apr
01-29 AprOKC Jazz FestView website for line-upOklahoma City, OK
04-06 AprWeekend of Jazz at BroadmoorNajee, Earl Klugh, Michael McDonald The Rippingtons feat Russ Freeman,
Jonathan Butler, Joey Alexander among others.
Colorado Springs, CO
06 AprRiver City Jazz FestivalTBASan Antonio, TX
08-10 2020Jazz On The VineTBAElkhart Lake, WI
22-26 AprSeabreeze Jazz FestivalTBAPanama City Beach, FL
23-03 Apr 2020New Orleans Jazz & Heritage FestTBANew Orleans, LA
23-24 Apr 2020UNc/Greenley Jazz FestTBAGreenley, CO
26-28 AprDenton Arts and Jazz FestivalTBADenton, TX
26-28 AprTobago Jazz FestivalToni Braxton, Michael BoltonTrinidad/Tobago
27-28 AprBakersfield Jazz FestivalHiatusBakersfield, CA
27-28 Apr 2020City of Lights Jazz FestivalTBALas Vegas, NV
May
05-12 MaySt. Lucia Jazz FestivalChristian McBride, Ledisi, Gregory Porter, Dianne Reeves, Catherine Russell among others.Saint Lucia, Caribbean
18-19Strawberry FestivalSee Festival WebsiteOxnard, CA
18-19 MayDoheny Blues FestivalTaj Mahal Quartet, Robert Cray Band, Allman Betts Band, The Paladins, Jonny Lang, Marcus King Band among others.Dana Point, CA
19 MayAustin Jazz FestivalCorey Henry & The Treme among othersAustin, TX
23-26 MayJacksonville Jazz FestivalNorman Brown, Gladys Knight, Brian Culbertson, Greg Adams feat East Bay Soul, Avery Sunshine, Jazmin Ghent, Marcus Johnson among others.Jacksonville, FL
25 MayTemecula Wine & Music FestivalMichael Paulo, Patrice Rushen, Hiroshima among othersMurrieta, CA
25-26 MayAtlanta Jazz FestivalChristian Sands, Delfeayo Marsalis,
Richard Bona, Alicia Olatuja, Marcus Strickland ‘Twi-Life’ feat. Pharoahe Monche,
Lizz Wright, Nicole Banks Long, Kandace Springs, Joel Ross and more....
Atlanta, GA
26 MayMayor Jazz FestEFX All Stars, featuring Chieli Minucci, Elliot Yamin, Lao Tizer, and Eric Marienthal among othersLas Cruces, NM
31 MayKSBR Birthday BashTBAAnaheim, CA
31-02 May Hyatt Newport Jazz FestivalGeorge Benson, Morris Day & the Time, Najee, Richard Elliot, Peter White, Poncho Sanchez, Nick Colionne, Jeffrey Osborne, Braxton Brothers, David Benoit, Marc Antione, DW3, Althea Rene, Selina Albright, kayla waters among othersNewport Beach, CA
31-02 MayCrawfish FestAaron Neville, Rebirth Brass Band, Dirty Dozen Brass, Corey Henry & The Treme among others.Augusta, NJ
31-09 MayHealdsburg Jazz FestivalDejohnette, Coltrane, Garrison, Joey DeFrancesco Trio with Billy Hart, Regina Carter Santa Rosa, CA
JUN
01-30 Blue Note Jazz FestivalTBDNew York, NY
08-09 Playboy Jazz FestivalTBDHollywood, CA
11-23 San Francisco Jazz FestivalTBDSan Francisco, CA 
17-20Elkhart Jazz FestivalCarol Alberts, Lin Roundtree, Monty Alexander among othersElkhart, IN
19-22 DuPont Clifford Brown Jazz FestivalTBDNew York, NY
20-22 Twin Cities Hot Summer Jazz FestivalTBDTwin City, MN
21-29 Rochester International Jazz FestivalTBDRochester, NY
06.25-27 & 07.2-4.Essence Music FestivalLIVE LOUDNew Orleans, LA
28-30 Hampton Jazz FestivalTBDHampton, VA
29-30 San Diego Smooth Jazz FestivalTBDSan Diego, CA
29-30 Freihofer's Saratoga Jazz FestivalTBDSaratoga Springs, NY
JUL
02-03 JulIowa City Jazz FestivalView WebsiteIowa City, IA
02-24 JulBeaches InBeaches International Jazz Festivalternational Jazz FestivalDRIVE IN / VIRTUALToronto, CAN
10Sioux Falls Jazz & Blues Jazz FestSee WebsiteSioux Falls, SD
16-17 Winter Park Jazz FestPeter White, Rick Braun, Richard Elliot, Damien Escobar, Bell Biv Devoe, Elan Trotman, Julian Vaughn, En Vogue, Avery Sunshine, DotseroWinter Park, CO
16-18Greater Hartford Festival of JazzEric Darius, Adam Hawley, Hiroshima, Temptations, Grace Kelly, Brubeck Brothers, among others.
Hartford, CT
31Litchfield Jazz FestivalLIVE STREAMGoshen, CT
Lake Arbor JazzTBDLake Arbor Way, Mitchellville, MD
Balcones Heights Jazz FestivalTBDSan Antionio, TX
The Oakland Jazz FestivalTBDOakland, CA
Detroit Paradise Valley Music FestivalTBDDetroit, MI
Music City Jazz FestivalTBDNashville, TN
Jazz & Ribs FestTBDColumbus, OH
Brass City Jazz FestTBDWaterbury, CT
Central Avenue Jazz FestivalTBDLos Angeles, CA
Aug
02 AugHouston International Jazz Festival TBD Houstan, TX
02-04 Aug Newport Jazz FestivalHerbie Hancock, Dianne Reeves, Corrine Bailey Rae, Tia Fuller, Kandace Springs, Ravi Coltrane, Kamasi Washington, Common, Terence Blanchard, Dee Dee Bridgewaters, The Bad Plus among others.Newport, RI
02-04 AugScranton Jazz FestivalFreddy Cole, Shamekia Copeland, Randy Brecker among others.Scranton, PA
03 AugConcord Jazz Festival Dave Koz & Friends Summer Horns, Esperanza Spalding, Chick Corea Spanish Heart Band, The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra featuring Patti Austin, Jamison Ross, Carmen Bradford among others.Concord, CA
06-07Jazz & Coffee EscapeMarcus Anderson, Jeff Kashiwa, CeeLo Green, Elan Trotman, Jazmin Ghent, Kim Scott, Justin Schultz, BK Jackson, Javier ColonAsheville, NC
03 AugVanport Jazz FestivalJeff Lorber, Paul Jackson Jr., Terence Young, Javier ColonPortland, OR
06-07 Aug Jazz on the River FestivalTBDTrenton, MI
08-10 AugLexus Smooth Jazz FestivalMindi Abair & The Boneshakers, Paul Taylor, Michael Lington, Nick Colionne among others. Lexington, KY
08-11 AugThe Richmond Jazz Festival at MaymontTBARichmond, VA
09-10 AugDerby City Jazz FestivalEric Darius, Nick Colionne, Lindsey Webster, Lin Roundtree, Pieces Of A Dream, Rashaan Patterson, Ragan Whiteside, Marion Meadows, Adam Hawley, Joey Summerville, Cal Harris Jr. among others.Louisville, KY
09-11 AugTelluride Jazz CelebrationTrombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Lettuce, Robert Randolph & the Family Band, Victor Wooten Band, Turkuaz, Cha Wa among others.Telluride, CO
09-11 AugSan Jose Jazz Summer FestivalGregory Porter, Dianne Reeves, Pink Martini, O'Jays among others.San Jose, CA
09-10 AugSouthern Tier Jazz FestivalKeiko Matsui, Viincent Ingala, Jazmin Ghent, Julia Pratt.Elmira / Corning, NY
09-10 AugElmira Jazz FestivalJazmin Ghent, Vincent Ingala, Julia Pratt among othersElmira, NY
09-11 AugLong Beach Jazz FestivalBrian Culbertson, Arturo Sandoval, Poncho, Sanchez, Norman Brown, The Rippingtons feat Russ Freeman , Gail Johnson, Karen Briggs, Mariea Antoinette, Willie Bradley among others.Long Beach, CA
10-12 AugIdyllwild Jazz in the PinesHiatusIdyllwild, CA
11 AugJazz On The Ave Music FestTBAPhiladelphia, PA
17-18 AugGrand Jazz FestTim Bowman, Nils, Steve Oliver, Paula Atherton, Urban Jazz Coalition, Deon Yates among othersGrand Rapids, MI
17-19 Aug 18Genuine Jazz & WineEverette Harp, Elan Trotman, Bobby Lyle, Steve Cole, Nick Colionne and Julian Vaugh among othersBreckenridge, CO
18 AugHarbor Park Jazz Rhythm and Blues FestivalPaul Taylor among othersKenosha, WI
22-25 AugShoreline Jazz FestivalWill Downing, Nick Colionne Alex Zonjic, Dave Koz & Friends, Avery Sunshine, Marcus Anderson among others.Muskegon, MI
23-24 AugNorfolk Waterfront Jazz FestivalMichael Lington Paul Taylor, Vincent Ingala, Everette Harp, Paul Jackson Jr., Jeff Lorber, Lindsey Webster, Sheila E, Richard Elliot, Peter White, DW3, Brian McKnightNorfolk Waterfront, VA
23-25 AugVancouver Wine & Jazz FestivalLao Tizer, Tierney Sutton, Shemekia Copeland among others.Vancouver, WA
25 AugGardena Jazz FestivalStanley Clarke, Everrette Harp, Paul Jackson Jr., Jeff Lorber, Marcus Johnson, Jazz In Pink among othersGardena, CA
29 - 01 AugChicago Jazz FestivalCécile McLorin Salvant, Christian McBride, Eddie Palmieri, Ambrose Akinmusire, Camila Meza among others.Chicago, IL
30-01 AugRiverfront Jazz FestivalWill Downing, Erykah Badu, Tito Puente Jr., Avery Sunshine, Bilal, Hiroshima, Benny Golson, Leela James, Jonathan Butler, Oleta Adams, Roy Ayers,
The Yellowjackets, Loose Ends, Nnenna Freelon,
Art Sherrod, Jr., Tom Braxton, Nestor Torres among others
Dallas, TX
31-01 Aug Gulf Coast Summer Jazz Fest Jazmin Ghent, Kayla Waters, Ragan Whiteside, Maysa, Walter Beasley, Vincent Ingala, Willie, Bradley, Najee, Pieces Of A Dream, Four 80 East, Bob Baldwin, Adam Hawley, Nathan Mitchell, Marion Meadows, Down To The Bone.Pensecola, FL
31-01 AugLow Country Jazz FestivalRichard Elliott, Peter White, Keiko Matsui, DW3, Dave Koz and Friends Summer Horns with Gerald Albright, Rick Braun, Kenny Lattimore, Aubrey Logan, Marion Meadows, Kirk Whalum, Jonathan Butler among others.Charleston, SC
31-01 Aug John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues FestivalBrian Culbertson, Nneelan Freelon, Lisa Fischer, Eric Gale, Joey DeFrancesco, Pharoah Sanders, Michelle Coltrane, Spanish Harlem Orchestra, Benny Golson among others.High Point, NC
30-02 Aug Detroit International Jazz FestivalStanley Clarke, Danili Pérez, Macy Gray, Ron Carter, Joe Lovano, Kenny Garrett, Terence Blanchard, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Pat Metheny, John Pizzarelli, Connie Han, Chuch Valdés, Joshua Redman, Luciana Souza among others.Detroit, MI
SEP
01-05DC Jazz FestivalRegina Carter, The Spanish Harlem Orchestra, Orrin Evans Presents “Terreno Comum”, Lakecia Benjamin Presents: "Pursuance", Cyrus Chestnut among othersRiverfront, DC
04-05GulGulf Coast Summer Fest f Coast Summer Fest Jeff Lorber, Norman Brown, Euge Groove, Cindy Bradley, Gerald Albright, Lindsey Wright, Eric Darius, Doc Powerll, Lin Rountree, Vincent Ingala, Alex Bugnon, Peter White among othersPensacola, FL
04-05Capital Jazz FestivalTBAColumbia, MD
11-12 Tri-C JazzFest ClevelandChristian Sands, Emmet Cohen, ee, Catherine Russell, the Spanish Harlem Orchestra among others.Cleveland, OH
15-19Festival International de Jazz de MontréalFestival International de Jazz de MontréalTBDMontreal, Quebec
17-19Pittsburgh International Jazz FestivalMarcus Miller, Chaka Khan, Gregory Porter Dianne Reeves among othres.Pittsburgh, PA
06-08 SepDauphin County Jazz FestivalNajee, Lindsey Webster, Pieces of a Dream, Jeff Bradshaw. JJ Sansaverino, Paula Atherton among others.Harrisburg, PA
14 SepThe Atlantic City Jazz FestBoney James, Najee, Pieces Of A Dream, Norman Brown, Lindsey Webster, among othersAtlantic City, NJ
14 SepOxnard Jazz Festival Keiko Matsui, Rose Royce, Everette Harp, Paul Jackson Jr., Jeff Lorber, Louie Cruz Beltran,
Richard Elliot, Peter White, DW3, Tom Browne
Oxnard, CA
19 SepAlbany Riverfront Jazz FestivalThe Bad Plus, Dizzy Gillespie All-Stars, among othersAlbany NY
20-21 SepJazz's AliveDianne Reeves, Lao Tizer among othersSan Antonion, TX
24-26 Monterey Jazz FestivalHerbie Hancock, Pat Metheny Side-Eye, Terri Lyne Carrington among othersMonterey, CA
OCT
14-17 Rehoboth Jazz Festivall Boney James, Maysa, Mindi Abair, Eric Darius, Daimen Escobar, Peter White, Euge Groove, Nick Colionne, Gerald Veasley, Joey Alexander, Blood Sweat & Tears among others.Rehoboth Beach, DE
14-17Catalina FestMindi Abair, Lisa Addeo, Steve Oliver, Nicholas Cole, Tom Scott,
Gerald Albright,
Jeffrey Osborne, Kim Scott, Spyro Gyra, Rick Braun
Avalon, CA
21-24Catalina FestNajee, Carol Albert,
Adam Hawley, Peter White,
Euge Groove, Mariea Antoinette,
Kim & Kayla Waters, Larry Carlton, Four80 East, Sax To The Max Starring
Paul Taylor-Michael Lington-Vincent Ingala, Marc Antoine among others
Avalon, CA
Palms Springs Women's Jazz FestivalTBDPalms Springs, CA
Jazz At DrewTBDLos Angeles, CA
NOV
04-07Florida Smooth Jazz WFlorida Smooth Jazz Weekend eekend Keiko Matsui, Brian Culbertson, Vincent Ingala, Peter White, Nick Colionne, Mindi Abair, Paul Taylor, Michael Lington, Rick Braun, Najee, Brian Simpson, Eric Darius, Johnathan Butler, Adam Hawley, Daytona Beach, FL
09-10 NovMIAMI SMOOTH JAZZ FESTNorman Brown, Jeff Lorber, Evertte Harp, Paul Jackson Jr., Michael Lington, Lindsey Webster, Euge Groove, Jazmin Ghent, Paul Taylor, Brian Culbertson, Frankie Beverly & Maze among others.
Miami, FL
DEC
Dec-13BB Jazz Festival TBAHuntington Beach, CA