The Charlie Parker Jazz Festival 2016 | Aug. 24th-28th, 2016

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City Parks Foundation’s
2016 Charlie Parker Jazz Festival
Presented by Capital One Bank
Runs August 24 – August 28
New York, NY– City Parks Foundation is proud to announce the 2016 Charlie Parker Jazz Festival. The festival is New York City’s annual salute to the legendary saxophonist, featuring contemporaries of Charlie Parker as well as young jazz musicians that continue to shape and drive the art form.

The 6th Annual Morristown Jazz & Blues Festival | Aug. 20th, 2016 | FREE ADMISSION!

Morristown Jazz Fest - 2016
Morristown Mayor Tim Dougherty has announced the line-up for the sixth annual Morristown Jazz & Blues Festival to be held on the Green on Saturday, August 20, from noon until 10:00 p.m. This year’s free concert will celebrate the 90th birthday of legendary jazz guitarist Bucky Pizzarelli who has become a regular fixture at the annual festival. In addition, many of the artists will pay tribute to the late Rusty Paul, the bass-playing son of the great Les Paul. Rusty passed away in January after a long illness and had a special relationship with the festival.

The 38th Annual Chicago Jazz Festival | Sept. 1st-4th, 2016

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Festival announces headliners – Orbert Davis, Charlie Haden’s Liberation Music Orchestra Directed by Carla Bley, Benny Golson Quartet, Anat Cohen Quartet, John Scofield/Joe Lovano Quartet The Bad Plus play Ornette Coleman’s Science Fiction featuring Tim Berne, Ron Miles & Sam Newsome and Candido Camero’s 95th Birthday Celebration
The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) is pleased to announce the headliners for the 38th Annual Chicago Jazz Festival. The festival will take place in Millennium Park and the Chicago Cultural Center (78 E. Washington Street) September 1-4, showcasing the greatest jazz artists from Chicago and around the world. The FREE admission Chicago Jazz Festival is produced by DCASE and programmed by the Jazz Institute of Chicago (JIC).

The SummerStage 2016 in New York City | May 16th – September 23rd, 2016

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City Parks Foundation announces
Presented by Capital One Bank
Season runs May 16 – September 23
More than 100 FREE Music, Dance, Comedy, Family,
Film and Theater programs
in 16 Parks Across all 5 Boroughs of New York City
April 20, 2016 – New York, NY– City Parks Foundation is proud to announce the 2016 season of SummerStage, New York City’s largest free performing arts festival, bringing more than 100 free performances to Central Park and 15 neighborhood parks throughout the five boroughs.

The 37th Annual Detroit Jazz Festival | September 2nd-5th, 2016

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Detroit Jazz Festival Announces World-Class 
Lineup for 37th Annual Labor Day Weekend Event


The Detroit Jazz Festival today announced its lineup for the 37th annual Labor Day Weekend Festival that will feature an eclectic array of performers across varied styles and generations from jazz legends, new artists to the scene and those at the height of their careers, once again creating one-of-a-kind performances not seen anywhere else.

The 26th Annual JAS Labor Day Experience | Sept. 2nd-4th, 2016

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Stevie Wonder, The Killers, Duran Duran,
Train, Thievery Corporation, Andy Grammer and More
Performing at the JAS Labor Day Experience Sept. 2-4, 2016
Tickets On-Sale Now
Jazz Aspen Snowmass has just released their 26 Annual Labor Day Experience line-up, once again raising the bar with the level of talent the non-profit organization is bringing to the Roaring Fork Valley, including performances from 25-time Grammy® Award-winner Stevie Wonder, American rockers The Killers, veteran pop-rockers Duran Duran, widely popular Train, electronic duo Thievery Corporation and pop artist Andy Grammer. Many of these artists will be making exclusive summer Colorado appearances in what is one of the most diverse and electrifying line-ups in JAS’ history.

R&B Group AFTER 7 Announces U.S. Tour 2016

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R&B Group After 7 Announces Tour Dates for 2016
Well known R&B Trio After 7 continues to beat the pavement with great music as they are set to travel across the U.S. with concert dates in promotion of their new single “I Want You.” The single is now making traction on Billboard’s Adult R&B Songs chart (currently at #10 – week ending Feb. 13th, 2016). The group consisting of Kevin Edmonds, Keith Mitchell and Melvin’s son Jason Edmonds, is now in the studio putting the finishing touches on their forthcoming new album – set to break retail soon.

2016 Newport Jazz Festival® | July 29th-31st, 2016

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George Wein Announces Lineup for 2016 Newport Jazz Festival®Set for July 29 – 31, Including Three Full Days of Performances by Some of the World’s Greatest Established and Emerging Artists
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Performers Include Chick Corea, Gregory Porter, Angélique Kidjo, Robert Glasper, Charles Lloyd, Kamasi Washington, Django Festival All Stars, Galactic, John Scofield/Joe Lovano, José James, Steve Coleman, Darcy James Argue, Mary Halvorson, Monty Alexander, Kneebody, Kenny Barron, The Bad Plus, Christian Scott and Many More
Tickets Go On Sale Thursday, January 21, 10:00 am
NEWPORT, RI, January 19, 2016 – With last year’s highly-celebrated festival behind him, George Wein, Festival producer and chairman of the Newport Festivals Foundation, Inc.™, today announced the lineup for the 2016 Newport Jazz Festival® presented by Natixis Global Asset Management, which will again take place in Newport, RI, July 29 – 31 at historic Fort Adams State Park and the International Tennis Hall of Fame at the Newport Casino.

The 2016 Blue Note Jazz Festival | June 1st-30th, 2016

Blue Note Jazz Festival 2016
Kamasi Washington, Robert Glasper,
Al Jarreau, Gilberto Santa Rosa,
Joshua Redman, Christian McBride,
McCoy Tyner, Ron Carter, Roy Haynes,
Scofield / Mehldau / Giuliana,
Rebirth Brass Band, Talib Kweli,
Sangam: Charles Lloyd / Zakir Hussain / Eric Harland,
Arturo Sandoval, Avishai Cohen, Jason Moran & More
New York, NY – April 15, 2016 – With over 100 events in 10 venues throughout New York City, the 2016 Blue Note Jazz Festival will take place June 1-30. Ticket information and a current schedule of events is available on the official website, Additional performances, venues, and events will be announced in the coming weeks.