World’s Hottest Jazz Events Guide
SUMMER JAZZ 2 is an unforgettable experience of the best in live music and jazz packed with amazing talent including CAMEO, AVERAGE WHITE BAND, INCOGNITO w/MAYSA, ERIC BENET, NORMAN BROWN, JEFF BRADSHAW/ERIC ROBERSON, MARCUS MILLER, LALAH HATHAWAY, and MICHAEL LINGTON/PAUL TAYLOR. The Jazz Legacy Foundation gives back to area schools and students by way of Master Class Workshops, Instruments, Materials, and Scholarships. Join us for a uniquely jazzy experience, while supporting a great cause!
Don't miss your favorite Smooth Jazz, Pop and R&B stars at the stunning back bay amphitheater at Hyatt Regency Newport Beach! This year catch performances by MICHAEL FRANKS, DAMIEN ESCOBAR, MATTEO BOCCELLI, CHRIS ISAAK, HOWARD HEWITT & MICHAEL LINGTON, PETER WHITE, MINDI ABAIR & VINCENT INGALA and more to be announced!
The 5th Annual San Diego Smooth Jazz Festival in America's Finest City, combines the soothing sounds of Smooth Jazz, delicious California cuisine, and an amazing atmosphere that creates an unparalleled experience. Hosted by ERIC DARIUS, the line-up includes MICHAEL FRANKS, RnR with RICK BRAUN & RICHARD ELLIOT, MICHAEL LINGTON, RAY FULLER & FRIENDS, AWB, DAMIEN ESCOBAR, JAZZ, FUNK, SOUL with JEFF LORBER, EVERETTE HARP & PAUL JACKSON JR, KEIKO MATSUI and more!
The 13th Annual Lake Arbor Jazz Festival features 5 days of Smooth Jazz and Classic R&B with performances by NAJEE, PIECES OF A DREAM, WAR, ERIC ROBERSON, FRANK MCCOMB, MIKE PHILLIPS, THE BLACKBYRDS, MARCUS ANDERSON, JULIAN VAUGHN, LIN ROUNTREE, KIM SCOTT and many more! LakeArborJazz.com!
JONATHAN BUTLER hosts the O'Hare Jazz Fest, your intimate 4 Day/3 Night Music Vacation in Chicago with only 250 Tickets available! Featuring NAJEE, JEFF LORBER, PAUL TAYLOR, MARION MEADOWS, MINDI ABAIR, VINCENT INGALA, EVERETTE HARP, ADAM HAWLEY, PAUL JACKSON JR, ALTHEA RENE, MARCUS ANDERSON, MARQUEL JORDAN, GEREY JOHNSON & more! Held at the world-class Loews O'Hare Hotel with 4 great restaurants and complimentary airport shuttle. O'Hare Jazz Fest
Come celebrate the 34th Annual Long Beach Jazz Festival - The only Southern California Jazz Festival staged on a gorgeous grassy knoll in a beautiful waterfront setting with VIP Seating along with a great selection of food, art and so much more. Line-up Announced Soon! LongBeachJazzFestival.com
Milwaukee’s world-class jazz festival! Experience it all – great music from the superstars of jazz and uniquely fun events that are sure to stimulate your senses! Featuring LARRY CARLTON, JULIAN VAUGHN, RICK BRAUN, PAUL BROWN, LIN ROUNTREE, LINDSEY WEBSTER, JEFF RYAN, and OLI SILK! Proceeds go towards scholarships for deserving students and to keep music programs in area schools. FreshCoastJazz.com
Make your plans in Dallas for Labor Day weekend for live jazz, R&B, soul, blues and neo-soul! The star-studded line-up includes STEPHANIE MILLS, NAJEE, MICHAEL FRANKS, LALAH HATHAWAY, MUSIQ SOULCHILD, GERALD ALBRIGHT, BOB JAMES, STANLEY CLARKE, MARCUS MILLER, Jazz Funk Soul feat JEFF LORBER, EVERETTE HARP & PAUL JACKSON, JR, NATURALLY 7, CHUCHO VALDES, SHEMEIKA COPELAND, HUBERT LAWS, KEVIN ROSS and many more! TBAALRiverfrontJazzFestival.org
Keb’ Mo, Dave Koz and Summer Horns with Candy Dulfer, Eric Darius, and Maysa highlight the electrifying lineup for the 12th Annual festival. Also, Chucho Valdés and Samara Joy, Terri Lyne Carrington and Friends featuring Lisa Fischer, Brandee Younger, Michael Mayo, Nicole Mitchell and Michelle Coltrane. Plus, Norman Brown, Yellowjackets and more. ColtraneJazzFest.com
Get ready for a continuous flow of infectious melodies and funky grooves delving into jazz, Smooth Jazz, funk and old school R&B as the Women in Jazz Association continues its tradition with KYLE TURNER & FRIENDS in Austin, TX on Labor Day Sunday featuring JEANETTE HARRIS, MICHAEL WARD and PAMELA HART! It's the right mix for a dynamic and unforgettable evening!
The Monterey Jazz Festival is the longest continuously-running jazz festival in the world and is held annually on the 20-acre, oak-studded Monterey County Fairgrounds. The 66th Annual will feature HERBIE HANCOCK, THUNDERCAT, DIANNE REEVES, SNARKY PUPPY, SAMARA JOY, JAMIE CULLUM, TERENCE BLANCHARD, ISAIAH SHARKEY and many others on five stages! MontereyJazzFestival.org
Hosted by ERIC DARIUS, includes performances from RICK BRAUN, NORMAN BROWN, BRIAN CULBERTSON, SHIELA E., SPECIAL EFX ALL-STARS featuring CHIELI MINUCCI, MAYSA, ERIC MARIENTHAL, KAREN BRIGGS & LAO TIZER, MARCUS ANDERSON & ADAM HAWLEY, PETER WHITE & VINCENT INGALA, ACOUSTIC ALCHEMY and JNL with JULIAN VAUGHN, NICHOLAS COLE & LIN ROUNTREE. 386-681-7007 FloridaSmoothJazz.com
A breathtaking destination, 5-Star resorts, curated excursions & activities and a World-class line-up featuring BONEY JAMES, ERIC BENET, BOB JAMES, DAMIEN ESCOBAR, YOLANDA ADAMS, AFTER 7, ZAPP, KEVIN ROSS, JAZZ IN PINK, THE BAYLOR PROJECT and more! Your adventure starts here : LifeLuxEXP.com
The 11th Annual Gala Weekend features DAMIEN ESCOBAR, PIECES OF A DREAM, BOB BALDWIN, RAGAN WHITESIDE, BONEY JAMES, JEFFREY OSBORNE, LINDSEY WEBSTER, JACKIEM JOYNER, BRIAN SIMPSON, SHIELA E, WILL DOWNING, JONATHAN BUTLER, STEVE COLE, CHRISTIAN DE MESONES, RICHARD ELLIOT, MAYSA, PETER WHITE, VINCENT INGALA, HOWARD HEWITT & MICHAEL LINGTON and many more. Always Supporting Jazz and Music Education! JazzLegacyFoundation.org
Rick Braun's New Year's Eve Getaway starring RICK BRAUN and featuring BONEY JAMES, PETER WHITE, VINCENT INGALA, LINDSEY WEBSTER, ADAM HAWLEY & JAZMIN GHENT! Ring in the New Year with music, dining, dancing & hotel accommodations at Rosen Shingle Creek Orlando! 386-681-7007 | FloridaSmoothJazz.com
One of the oldest multi-disciplined cultural arts organizations in the country, TBAAL has cultivated exceptional talent among youth in the performing, visual, literary and cinematic arts for over 44 years. Our iconic programs such as the Young Gifted & Black Artists, Promising Young Artists Series, Summer Arts Intensive Education Training Program with the Masters and our Summer Youth Arts Institute have attracted nationwide acclaim. Visit TBAAL.org for our event calendar.