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Festival Listings -  '17         

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

  2017    2016
  Event Line Up Location
12 - 22
Tucson Jazz Festival George Benson, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Kamasi Washington, John Pizzarelli, Tower Of Power among others. Tucson, AZ
10 -16 Barbados Jazz Festival TBA Barbados, Caribbean
22 - 23 Ocean Institute Jazz Festival. Rick Braun, Richard Elliot & Louis Price. Dana Point, CA
2017 Jamaica Jazz & Blues Festival Mariah Carey, Pointers Sisters, Charlie Wilson among others Montego Bay, Caribbean
22 - 03/05 Bermuda Jazz Festival View website Bermuda, Caribbean
- See more at: http://www.playwinterpark.com/#sthash.WxBdUdV3.dpuf
16 - 92 Mid Atlantic Jazz Festival Steve Turre,Etienne Charles, Delfeayo Marsalis,among othes.
Rockville, MD
Punta Gorda Wine and Jazz Festival
Vist website. Punta Gorda, FL
18 - 21 Charleston Jazz Festival 2018 Charleston, SC
16-26 Biamp PDX Jazz Festival
Visit website
Portland, OR
  Winter Fest Lakewood Ranch Coming Soon
Lakewood, 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
18 -19 Jazz In The Garden Jill Scott, Marion Meadows, Andra Day, Common, L.L. Cool J, The Roots, Herbie Hancock, Betty Wright, Robin Thicke  and  more. Miami, FL
30 - 01
Weekend of Jazz at Broadmoor Earl Klugh, George Benson, Jonathan Butler, David Sanborn, Candice Springs, Richard Elliot, Tom Braxton, among others. Colorado Springs, CO
31-09 Berks Jazz Festival Gerald Albirght, Brian Culbertson, Snarky Puppy, Four80East, Keiko Matsui, Nick Colionne, Steve Cole, Eric Darius, among others. Redding, PA
12 Las Vegas Soul Festival Tony, Toni, Tone, Ray Goodman and Brown, Confunkshun, Cameo, Next and Dramatics. Las Vegas, NV
19 - 23 Seabreeze Jazz Festival Kenny G, Brian Culbertson, Boney James, Tower of Power, Candy Dulfer, West Coast Jam feat. Rick Braun, Norman Brown, and Richard Elliot, Sheila E, Paul Brown, Pieces of A Dream, Darren Rahn, Patti Austin, Doc Powell, Eric Darius, Four 80 East, Althea Rene, Michael Lington, Ken Ford, Matt Marshak, Jake Shimabukuro, Roman Street, Adam Hawley, Jeanette Harrist among others. Panama City Beach, FL
22 - 30 Tobago Jazz Festival Grace Jones, D'Angelo, Shabba Ranks,  Morgan Heritage among others. Trinidad/Tobago
21 - 23 Exit 0 Jazz Festival Fourplay, Gregrory Porter, Lizz Wright, among others. Cape May, NJ
24 The Lake In Baldwin Park Candy Dulfer, Mindi Abair and Jeff Golub Orlando, FL
28 - 30 Denton Arts and Jazz Festival Aaron Neville, Jack DeJohnette, Brave Combo amont others.
Denton, TX
04 -28 05 -07
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Fest Stevie Wonder, George Benson, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, Maroon 5, Harry Connick, Usher, The Roots, Pit Bull, Alabama Shakes, Boney James, Herb Alpert & Lani Hall, Snoop Dog, Earth Wind & Fire, Darius Rucker, Patty LaBelle, Nas, Buddy Guy, Aaron Neville, Johnny Lang,  Trombone Shorty, Dr. John, Corinne Bailey Rae, Tower Of Power, Jon Bapitise & Stay Human, Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, Perservation Jazz Hall Band, Amos Lee, Rebirth Brass Band, The Joey Alexander Trio, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band among many others. New Orleans, LA
29 - 30 City of Lights Jazz Festival Boney James, BWB Rick Braun, Kirk Whalum, Norman Brown, Rachelle Ferrell, Alex Bugnon, Ledisi, Eric Benet, Althea Rene, among others.
Las Vegas, NV
25 Rialto Jazz Festival Sheila e., David Benoit among others. Rialto, CA
4/30 - 15 St. Lucia Jazz Festival

Terri Lyne Carrington, Kenny Garrett, Richard Bona, Rachelle Ferrell, Vanessa Williams  among others.

Saint Lucia, Caribbean
25 -28 Red Cat Jazz Festival Mike Phillips, Ronnie Laws, Maurice Brown, Althea Rene', Kermit Ruffins, Elan Trotman, ‘La La’ Wilson, Joey Sommerville, Michael Ward, among others. Galveston Island, TX
12 -14 Jazz On The Vine Bon,ey James, Maysa, Eric Darius, Gereald Veasley, Lindsey Webster, 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
26 -28 Atlanta Jazz Festival Regina Carter, Macy Gray, Freddy Cole among others
Atlanta, GA
25 Austin Jazz Festival Cancelled
Austin, TX
25 - 27 Music City Jazz Festival Fourplay, David Sanborn, Brian Culbertson, Will Downing,Maysa, Roy Ayers, Russ Freeman, Rippingtons among others
Nashville, TN
28 KSBR Birthday Bash Paul Brown, Paul Jackson, Jr, Greg Adams, Philip Saisse, Keiko Matsui, Anaheim, CA

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
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
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
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
01 - 04
Chicago Jazz Festival TBA
Chicago, IL
02- 05 Detroit International Jazz Festival George Benson, Luciana Souza, Terri Lyne Carrington, Roy Hargrove, Lisa Fischer, John Scofield, Brad Mehldau,among others.. Detroit, MI
02 - 04 Low Country Jazz Festival David Sanborn, Dave Koz, Nick Colionne, Brian Culbertson, Will Downing, Jackiem Joyner, Jeff Lorber, Chuck Loeb, Everette Harp, among others.  Charleston, SC
02 - 04
Palms Springs Women's Jazz Festival
Dee Dee Bridgewater, Pamela Williams, Ann Hampton Callaway, Mimi Jones, Paula Atherton, Cathy Segal-Garcia, Rosalia de Cuba among others. Palms Springs, CA
1 West Los Angeles Jazz Festival TBA West Los Angeles, 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
09-11 Dauphin County Jazz Festival Dr. Lonnie Smith, Karen Briggs, Maxwell, Brian Simpson, Peter White, Marion Meadows, Four80East, Art Sherrod Jr.,among others.
Harrisburg, PA
10 Albany Riverfront Jazz Festival
TBA Albany NY
10 Oxnard Jazz Festival Nick Colionne, Tom Browne, Poncho Sanchez, Howard Hewitt among others. 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
18- 20 Monterey Jazz Festival Quincy Jones, Christian McBride,
Joshua Redman, Terri Lyne Carrington, Dave Grusin, Paul Jackson, Jr., Hubert Laws, Valerie Simpson, Bradford Marsalis, Gregroy Porter, Kamasi Washington among others. 

Monterey, CA
17 - 18 Jazz SA Live


Joe Lovano, Kirk Whalum, Eric Jazz SA Live, 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
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
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
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
3 - 5 Cayman Island Jazz TBA Cayman Island, Caribbean



































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