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Newport Jazz Festival® Announces First Wave of Artists | Coming Aug. 3rd-5th, 2018


 
Newport Jazz Festival® Announces First Wave of Artists
Featuring Charles Lloyd’s 80th Birthday Celebration,
Andra Day, Living Colour, Artemis,
Rudresh Mahanthappa Indo-Pak Coalition,
Mary Halvorson’s Code Girl, Michel Camilo,
James Carter Organ Trio, Jazzmeia Horn
and Matthew Shipp Trio
 
Tickets On Sale Today at www.newportjazz.org
 
NEWPORT, RI, January 23, 2018 – George Wein and Christian McBride today announced the First Wave of artists for the 2018 Newport Jazz Festival® presented by Natixis Investment Managers, which takes place at Fort Adams State Park and the International Tennis Hall of Fame at the Newport Casino August 3 – 5.

The 18th Annual Newport Beach Jazz Party & Big Band Blowout | Feb. 15th-18th, 2018


 
18th Annual NEWPORT BEACH JAZZ PARTY
& BIG BAND BLOWOUT!
 
NEWPORT BEACH, CALIF. This year’s party, featuring a big band closing each of the 4 nights, will take place February 15-18, 2018, and will again be the time for mainstream jazz lovers from around the country (& world) to arrive in Newport Beach for Jazz at the beautiful Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa.

The 1st Annual Temecula Blues Festival | April 21st, 2018


 
ANNOUNCING THE 1ST ANNUAL TEMECULA BLUES FESTIVAL,
PRESENTED BY OLD TOWN BLUES CLUB IN TEMECULA, CALIF.
 
BMA-Nominated Vocalist Tad Robinson Headlines Strong Eight-Band Bill Including San Diego Guitar Ace Stoney B. Blues Band, South Bay Sensation Shari Puorto Band, Soulful Harmonica From Honey Lickers
 
(TEMECULA, CA) – The burgeoning SoCal Inland Empire finally has it’s very own Blues Festival with the advent of the 1st Annual Temecula Blues Festival, Civic Center Plaza, 41000 Main St., taking place Saturday, April 21, from 12 Noon until 10 pm (rain or shine).

The 48th Annual Next Generation Jazz Festival | March 9th-11th, 2018


 
2018 Next Generation Jazz Festival Presented by Monterey Jazz Festival
 
Monterey, Calif.; October 18, 2017; Monterey Jazz Festival, a leader in jazz education since its inception in 1958, is pleased to announce the 48th Annual Next Generation Jazz Festival, featuring the nation’s most talented middle school, high school, conglomerate, and college instrumental and vocal jazz ensembles and soloists at the newly-renovated Monterey Conference Center from March 9-11, 2018.

The 40th Annual Playboy Jazz Festival | June 9th-10th, 2018


 
LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC ASSOCIATION
TO PRESENT 2018 PLAYBOY JAZZ FESTIVAL
 
Artists scheduled to perform include
CHARLES LLOYD & the Marvels with LUCINDA WILLIAMS, THE RAMSEY LEWIS QUARTET, TOWER OF POWER, KNEEBODY and DAYMÉ AROCENA
 
Los Angeles, CA (January 4, 2018) – The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association will present the 40th annual Playboy Jazz Festival June 9-10, 2018, at the Hollywood Bowl. It is the LA Phil’s fifth year presenting the event, and in keeping with tradition, the Festival will feature a first-rate slate of emerging jazz artists as well as renowned superstars of the genre.

The 10th Annual Lowcountry Jazz Festival | Sept. 1st–2nd, 2018


 
The Lowcountry Jazz Festival 2018
 
Save the Date: September 1-2, 2018!
New Festival Venue Location!!!!!
 
​The ​Lowcountry Jazz Festival, which is sponsored by Closing the Gap in Healthcare, was started by Thaddeus John Bell, MD in 2008. Founded on the premise of health education and eradicating health disparities, the festival prides itself on featuring an array of musical talent from the Smooth Jazz genre.

The 13th Annual Jazz In The Gardens in Miami Gardens, FL | March 17th-18th, 2018


 
Jazz in the Gardens Music Festival Announces 2018 Line Up. Tickets On Sale Today Friday December 8 @ 10am
 
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla., Dec. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The City of Miami Gardens announces the highly anticipated 2018 artist lineup for its 13th annual Jazz in the Gardens (JITG) music festival, the signature event for this vibrant community. On March 17-18, 2018, fans will again experience the ultimate festival event featuring the world’s top artists from the R&B, soul, jazz, hip-hop, and funk genres.

The 15th Annual Biamp PDX Jazz Festival | Feb. 15th-25th, 2018


 
2018 Lineup Set for BIAMP PDX Jazz Festival
Presented by Cascades Sotheby’s International Reality
 
The 15th anniversary edition will acknowledge the originally hip and wonderfully wacky world of jazz vocalese, highlighted by Grammy® Award-winner Kurt Elling and his homage to mentor, 95-years-young Jon Hendricks with daughters Michele and Aria Hendricks performing along with Portland stalwarts Randy Porter and Nancy King, and a performance by the Portland State University Jazz Vocal Ensemble under the direction of Sherry Alves.

The 15th Annual Panama Jazz Festival | Jan. 15th-18th, 2018


 
15th Annual Panama Jazz Festival Led By Artistic
Director Danilo Pérez Announces 2018 Lineup
 
Uniting internationally acclaimed jazz artists, renowned educators and jazz fans from around the globe, the 15th Annual Panama Jazz Festival will be held January 15-20, 2018 at The City of Knowledge in Panama City, ATLAPA Convention Center and the Old Quarter of Panama City.

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