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Festival Listings -  '17         

Be sure to check back soon as we add more festivals!

  2018    2017
   
Jan      
  Event/Website Line Up Location
11 - 21
Tucson Jazz Festival  Spyro Gyra,Sheila E, Arturo Sandoval, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Kamasi Washington, John Pizzarelli, Tower Of Power among others. Tucson, AZ
13- 03-17 Bermuda Jazz Festival View Website.
Bermuda, Caribbean
18 - 21 Charleston Jazz Festival Kenny G, Nnenno Freelon among others Charleston, SC
10 -16 Barbados Jazz Festival TBA Barbados, Caribbean
2017 Jamaica Jazz & Blues Festival Mariah Carey, Pointers Sisters, Charlie Wilson among others Montego Bay, Caribbean
       
     
GEORGE BENSON 
LARRY GRAHAM & GRAHAM CENTRAL STATION 
JAZZ, FUNK & SOUL feat. JEFF LORBER, CHUCK LOEB, EVERETTE HARP
ELAN TROTMAN AND SPECIAL GUEST JESSY J
MARY LOUISE LEE
- See more at: http://www.playwinterpark.com/#sthash.WxBdUdV3.dpuf
 
Feb      
15-25 Biamp PDX Jazz Festival
Kurt Elling, Luciana Souza Lisa Fischer among others. Portland, OR
16 - 18 Mid Atlantic Jazz Festival Carmen Lundy, Jazzmeia Horn, Joe Locke, Warren Wolf among others. Rockville, MD
24
Punta Gorda Wine and Jazz Festival
Nick Colionne, Eric Darius, Lao Tizer
Punta Gorda, FL
 


Mar      
       
02 - 03 Ocean Institute Jazz Festival. TBA. Dana Point, CA
07 - 10 Sarasoto Jazz Festival Houston Person, Jeremy Pelt, Akiko Tsuruga, Jimmy Greene, Chiara Izzi, Diego Figueirdo, Fischer among others. Orlando, FL
10 - 11 Orlando Jazz Festival David Sanborn, Boney James, Maysa, Michael Lington, Najee, Kirk Whalum, Jeff Lorber, Alex Bugnon, Norman Brown, Rick Braun, Paul Taylor, Everette Harp, Marc Antoine, Ken Ford, Marion Meadows, Chuck Loeb and  more. Orlando, FL
17 Jazz Artists On The Greens Elan Trotman, Adan Hagley, Jeanine Ruiz among others.
Trinadad and Tobago
17 -18 Jazz In The Garden TBA Miami, FL
       
Apr      
       
06-15 Berks Jazz Festival TBA Redding, PA
12 - 14 Weekend of Jazz at Broadmoor TBA Colorado Springs, CO
18 - 22 Seabreeze Jazz Festival Brian Culbertson, Boney James, Peter White, Eric Darius, Euge Groove, Nick Colionne, Kool and the Gang,  Commodores, Jeffery Osborne, Cindy Bradley, Richard Elliot, Rick Braun, Spyro Gyra, Gerald Albright, Najee, Jeff Lorber, Paul Jackson Jr, Keiko Matsui, Everette Harp, Chris Standring, Sly and The Family Stone, Peabo Bryson, Vincent Ingala, Lindsey Webster, Phile Denny, Ragan Whiteside  among others. Panama City Beach, FL
22 - 30 Tobago Jazz Festival Grace Jones, D'Angelo, Shabba Ranks,  Morgan Heritage among others. Trinidad/Tobago
20 - 22 Exit 0 Jazz Festival TBA Cape May, NJ
27 - 29 Denton Arts and Jazz Festival TBA
Denton, TX
04 -27 05 -06
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Fest TBA New Orleans, LA
28 - 29 City of Lights Jazz Festival Norman Brown, Richard Elliot, Rick Braun, Ronnie Laws, Kim Waters, Steve Cole, Jeff Kashiwa, Nneelon Freelon, Greg Adams & East Bay Soul, the Family Kindred, Kem, Goapele, Eric Benet Leela James among others.  Las Vegas, NV
       
May      
       
06 - 13 St. Lucia Jazz Festival

Dave Holland, Lionel Loueke, Eric Harland, Chris Potter, Denys Baptiste, Barbara Cadet, Pauline Jean, Arnaud Dolmen, Zara McFarlane, Cameron Pierre among others.

Saint Lucia, Caribbean
25 -28 Red Cat Jazz Festival TBA, Galveston Island, TX
11 -13 Jazz On The Vine Rick Braun, Gerald Albright, Jeff Lorber, Everette Harp, Paul Jackson Jr, Grace Kelly, Nick Colioone among others
Elkhart Lake, WI
20 -21 Doheny Blues Festival
Mavis Staples, Chris Isaak, Joe Walsh, Melissa Etheridge among others. Dana Point, CA
20 Palm Springs Jazz Festival vid Gregg Rolie fo Santana
Palm Springs, CA
     
25 - 28 Jacksonville Jazz Festival Chick Corea, Gregory Porter, Lalah Hathaway, Rippingtons, Kamasi Washington, Joey Alexander, Marcus Anderson among others.
Jacksonville, FL
20 Sonoma Jazz Festival TBA Aspen, CO
25 -27 Atlanta Jazz Festival TBA
Atlanta, GA
25 Austin Jazz Festival Cancelled
Austin, TX
24 - 26 Music City Jazz Festival Boney Jaems, U-Nam, Doc Powell, Kayla Waters, Brian Simpson, Steve Cole, Kim Waters,  Peabo Bryson, Hiroshima, Nick Colionne, Maysa, Euge Groove, Rachelle Ferrell among others
Nashville, TN
28 KSBR Birthday Bash Paul Brown, Paul Jackson, Jr, Greg Adams, Philip Saisse, Keiko Matsui, Anaheim, CA

     
       
Jun      
       
01 - 30 Blue Note Jazz Festival Terence Blanchard, Dr. John, Robert Glasper, Hiromi, Isley Brothers, Dirty Dozen Brazz Band, Jerry Lewis, Cassandra Wison, Eddie Palmieri among others. New York, NY
 


02 - 03 Steel City Jazz Festival
Norman Brown, Marion Meadows, Kirk Whalum, David Sanborn, Jeffrey Osborne
Rachelle Ferrell, O'Jays, Boney James, Ken Ford among others.
Birmingham, AL
02 - 04
Crawfish Fest Visit Website Augusta, NJ
02 - 04
Hyatt Newport Jazz Festival David Sanborn, O'Jays, Lindsey Webster,
Euge Groove, Norman Brown, Rick Braun
Richard Elliot, Michael Lington, Alex Lington, Marc Antione, among others.
Newport Beach, CA
02 - 04 Capital Jazz Festival George Benson, Sheila E, Chris Botti, Corrine Bailey Rae, Incognito, Candy Dulfer, Rick Braun, Norman Brown,  Richard Elliot, El DeBarge, Jaheim, Anthony Hamliton, Avery Sunshine among others Columbia, MD
07 - 28
OKC Jazz Fest Eldredge Jackson, Lucine Fyelon, Olivia Kay, among others. Oklahoma City, OK
08 - 11 Bonnaroo Music Festival U2, Red Hot Chili Peppers among others. Manchester, TN
10 - 11 Playboy Jazz Festival Roy Ayers, Marcus Miller, Corinne Bailey Rae, Arturo Sandoval, Gregroy Porter, Lalah Hathaway, Taj Mahal, Keb' Mo', Jack DeJohnette, John Medeski, John Scofield, Arturo Sandoval, Bobby Hutcherson, Warren Wolf among others.
Hollywood, CA
21 - 24 DuPont Clifford Brown Jazz Festival TBA New York, NY
16 - 18 Pittsburgh JazLive International Festival David Sanborn Tia Fuller, Spanish Harlem Orchester, Hudson, The Bad Plus, Chico Freeman among others. .
Pittsburgh, PA
   
 
09 - 10 Sojo Summer Festival In The Woods
Steve Cole, Richard Elliot, Dotsero among others. Kansas City, MO
23 - 01 Rochester International Jazz Festival Mavis Staples, Sheryl Crow, Maceo Parker, Joss Stone among others. Rochester, NY
09 - 21 San Francisco Jazz Festival TBA San Francisco, CA 
22 - 24 Tri-C JazzFest Cleveland Terence Blanchard,Boney James,Boz Scaggs,Chris Botti,Diane Reeves, Norman Brown, Kamasi Washington,
Anat Cohen, Ravi Coltrane among others.
Cleveland, OH
22 - 24 Twin Cities Hot Summer Jazz Festival Terence Blanchard, McCoy Tyner, Anat Cohen, Bobby Lyle among others.
 
Twin City, MN
23 - 25 Hampton Jazz Festival

Ramsey Lewis, Jill Scott, Gerald Albright
Jonathan Butler, Kem, Brian Culbertson,
Anthony Hamilton, O'Jays, Richard Elliot, Norman Brown, Rick Braun, Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, Patti Labelle,
Bobby “BlackHat” Walters among others.

Hampton, VA
09 - 18 DC Jazz Festival Pat Methany, Gregory Porter, Robert Glasper, Kandace Springs, Hiromi & Edmar Castañeda, Odean Pope among others. Riverfront, DC
24 - 25 Freihofer's Saratoga Jazz Festival Chaka Kahn, Jean-Luc Ponty, Gipsy Kings, Hudson, Dee Dee Bridgewater among others.
Saratoga Springs, NY
29 - 08 Festival International de Jazz de Montréal Robert Glasper, Norah Jones, Pink Martini, Jesse Cook, La La Land  among others. Montreal, Quebec
Jul      
       
30 - 2 Iowa City Jazz Festival The Cookers, Stacey Kent, among others. Iowa City, IA
29 - 2 Essence Music Festival Lalah Hathaway, Diana Ross, Trombone Shorty, Jill Scott, Chaka Khan, John Legend, India Arie among others. New Orleans, LA
07 - 30 Beaches International Jazz Festival View website for line-up. Toronto, CAN
10 - 12 Idlewild Music Festival Marqueal Jordan, Althea Rene, Paula Atherton, Paul Dozier, Dee Lucas,
Kimmie Horne among others.

Idlewild, MI
06 - 09 Lake Arbor Jazzl Gereald Veasley, Cindy Bradley, Howard Hewitt, Jeanette Harris, Ken Ford among others. Lake Arbor Way, Mitchellville, MD
13 - 15 Sioux Falls Jazz & Blues Jazz Fest See Website
Sioux Falls, SD
14 - 16 Detriot Paradise Valley Music Festival Pieces Of A Dream, Ronnie Laws, Howeard Hewitt among others,
Detroit, MI
14 - 16 Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz TBA
Hartford, CT
16 The Oakland Jazz Festival Robert Glaspher, Lalah Hathaway, Anthony Hamiliton, Boney James, Mike Phillips, Oakland, CA
15 - 16 Winter Park Jazz Festival

Brian Culbertson, Pieces of a Dream, Dotsero, Selina Albright, Rick Braun, Richard Elliot, Nick Colionne, Jessy J, Maze, Frankie Beverly,among others.

Winter Park, CO
21 - 23 Jazz & Ribs Fest BWB, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Spyro Gyra, Cindy Bradley, Chris Standring, Poncho Sanchez, Tower Of Power among others.
Columbus, OH
29 -30 Central Avenue Jazz Festival (Jazz Festival

Barbara Morrison, Aaron Shaw & BlackNile, Roy Gaines & his Orchestra Tuxedo Blues among others. 

Los Angeles, CA
 
   
Aug      
02 - 04 Houston International Jazz Festival
TBD  Houstan, TX
05 - 06
Jazz on the River Festival Peter White, Jackiem Joyner, Michael Franks, Lindsey Wagner, Tim Bowman, Robert Miller, Alexander Zonjic, Rachelle Farelle among others. Trenton, MI
03 -05 Lexus Smooth Jazz Festival Jeff Lorber, Paul Jackson Jr., Everette Harp among others. Lexington, KY
04 -06 Newport Jazz Festival
Trombone Shorty, Bela Fleck, Maceo Parker, The Roots, Geri Allen, Teri Lyne Carrington, Esperanza Spaulding, Andra Day, Snarky Puppy, among others. Newport, RI
05- Vanport Jazz Festival Bony James, Mike Phillips, Brian Culbertson, Fourplay, Patrick Lamb, Althea Rene among others Portland, OR
04 - 06 Telluride Jazz Celebration Mavis Staples, Macy Gray among others. Telluride, CO
04 - 06 Scranton Jazz Festival Stanley Clarke and “The Stanley Clarke Band,” John Pizzarreli  among others. Scranton, PA
05 - 06
Litchfield Jazz Festival John Pizzarelli, Rudresh Mahanthappa Indo-Pak among others. Goshen, CT
11 - 13
San Jose Jazz Summer Festival Chris Botti, Maceo Parker, Carmen Lundy, Dr. Lonnie Smith Trio, Robert Glasper, Randy Brecker among others. San Jose, CA
18 - 19
Southern Tier Jazz Festival
Rick Braun, Althea Rene, Marcus Johnson, Paula Atherton among others. Elmira / Corning, NY
11 - 13
Long Beach Jazz Festival Marcus Miller, Rachell Ferrell, Paul Jackson Jr., Boney James, Jeff Lorber, Everette Harp, Nathan East, Eric Darius, Jazz In Pink among others. 
Long Beach, CA
12
Jazz On The Ave Music Fest Jeff Bradshaw & Friends with Eric Roberson, Frank McComb, Glenn Lewis and Tony Rich among others.   Philadelphia, PA
10 - 13 The Richmond Jazz Festival at Maymont Pat Methany, Dave Koz, Larry Graham, Nathan East, Harvey Mason, Bob James, Joey Alexander, David Beniot, Maysa, Joey Francesco,among others.
Richmond, VA
13 Festival of the Vine TBA Kettering, OH
19 HarborPark Jazz Rhythm and Blues Festival

Euge Groove among others

Kenosha, W
19 - 20

Grand Jazz Fest

Richard Elliot, Four80East, Nils, Nate Harasim among others

Grand Rapids, MI
11 - 12 Derby City Jazz Festival

Maysa, Nick Colionne, Marion Meadows, Karen Briggs, Mike Phillips, Marcus Johnson among others

Louisville, KY

11 - 13 Idyllwild Jazz in the Pines

Yves Evans, The Charles McPheson Quartet among others

Idyllwild, CA
18 - 19 Genuine Jazz & Wine

Keiko Matsui, Ronnie Laws, Alex Bugnon, Paul Taylor, Joey Sommerville, Jackiem Joyner, Brian Simpson among others.

Breckenridge, CO
25 - 27 Vancouver Wine & Jazz Festival The Rippingtons, Grace Kelly Band, Russell Malone Jazz Quartet, Sara Gazarek among others. Vancouver, WA
28 Gardena Jazz Festival TBA  Gardena, CA
30 - 02  Chicago Jazz Festival TBA Chicago, IL
31- 03 Detroit International Jazz Festival TBA Detroit, MI
       
Sep      
       
01 Gulf Coast Summer Jazz Fest
Boney James, Brian Simpson, Jay Rowe, Julian Vaughn among others
Pensecola, FL
01 - 03 Low Country Jazz Festival TBA  Charleston, SC
02 - 04
Palms Springs Women's Jazz Festival
TBA Palms Springs, CA
05 - 06 John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival Kenny G, Esperanza Spalding, Gregeory Porter, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Ramsey Lewis among others.  High Point, NC
08-10 Dauphin County Jazz Festival TBA Harrisburg, PA
10 Albany Riverfront Jazz Festival
TBA Albany NY
8 Oxnard Jazz Festival TBA Oxnard, CA
12- 13
BB Jazz Festival TBA
Huntington Beach, CA
10 Atlanta Smooth Music Festival Warren Hill, Steve Oliver, Chieli Minucci among others. 
 
Atlanta, GA
17 Preserve Jazz Festival TBA Hover, AL
21- 23 Monterey Jazz Festival TBA
Monterey, CA
17 - 18 Jazz SA Live

 

Joe Lovano, Kirk Whalum, Eric , Chieli Minucci, Karen Briggs, Muyungo Jackson among others.

San Antonion, TX
23 - 25 Florida Jazz and Blues Festival
Rebirth Brass Band, The Count Basie Orchestra, Shemekia Copeland, Selwyn Birchwood, Mr. Sipp “The Mississippi Blues Child” among others

Tallahassee, FL

30 Stockton Jazz Festival  Nick Colionne, Jazz In Pink, Julioan Vaughn among others Stockton, CA
 Oct      
       
1st 3 Wk Ends Catalina Island JazzTrax Festival Boney James, Keiko Matsui, Nick Colionne, Brian Culbertson, Ray Parker Jr , Average White Band, Peter White, Mindi Abair, Paul Taylor, Grace Kelly, Michael Lington, Euge Groove, Kenny Lattimore among others  Catalina Island, CA
2 - 09 Amelia Island Jazz Festival


Bria Skonberg, Houston Person, Trio Caliente, Mike Levine, al Waters among others.

Fernandina Beach, FL
04 - 07 Barbados Jazz Excursion Elan Trotman, Najee, Maysa, Alex Bugnon, Karen Briggs, Brian Bromberg, Nestor Torress and Jeff Bradshaw Barbados
7 Camellia Cith Smooth Jazz Festival Gerald Albright, Alex Bugnon, Gerald Veasley, Marcus Anderson Joey Sommerville, Chieli Minucci, Steve Oliver, 3rd Force, Woods of Lakeside, Jon B among others/
Slidell, LA
8 Taste of Soul Zapp, DW3, Mark Woods of Lakeside, Jon B among others.
Los Angeles, CA
08 - 09
Duck Jazz Festival Marquis Hill, Davina & The Vagabonds, Frank Vignola & Vinny Raniolo among others. 
Duck, NC
13 -16 Rehoboth Beach Autumn Jazz Festival Patti Austin, Nick Colionne, Eric Darius, Ramsey Lewis, Jeffery Osborne, Russ Freeman and the Rippingtons, Kim Waters, Brian Simpson, among others. Rehoboth Beach, DE
13 - 16 Clearwater Jazz Trombone Shorty & Orleans Ave, Brian Bromberg, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Commodores, Kool & The Gang, Darryl Hall among others.  Clearwater, FL
26 - 28 Sedona Jazz On The Rocks Jamie Fox, Norman Brown, Gerald Albright, Steve Oliver, Marion Meadows, Jessy J, Paul Taylor, Brian McKnight & Charlie Wilson. Sedona, AZ
29 - 31 Bermuda Jazz Festival TBA Bermuda, Caribbean
       
Nov      
       
3 Pacific Rim Jazz Festival Bobby Caldwell,Sheila E, Michael Paulo, Brian Simpson, Jackiem Joyner, Mindi Abair, Keiko Matsui, Spencer Day among others
Ko Olina, Hawaii
03- 06 Hub City Jazz Festival Incognito, Maysa, Walter Beasley, Tom Browne among others. New Brunswick, NJ
11 - 13 Exit 0 International Jazz Festival Wynton Marsalis, Cecile McLorin Salvant, Pat Martino + Horns, Selwyn Birchwood, Jamison Ross among others. Cape May, NJ
26 - 28 Riviera Maya Jazz Festival Sheila E., Phil Perry, Gino Vannelli among others. Playa del Carmen, QROO, Mexico
       
Dec      
       
3 - 5 Cayman Island Jazz TBA Cayman Island, Caribbean

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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