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World’s Hottest Jazz Events Guide

FEB 10, 2024 - DEC 14, 2024
Foster Perry Travel & Events
Jazz on the Water Concert Series
San Antonio, Texas, USA

Presented by Foster Perry Travel & Events, Jazz on the Water by Land and by Sea Concert Series presents the biggest stars in Smooth Jazz! KEIKO MATSUI, RICHARD ELLIOT, LINDSEY WEBSTER, GREG MANNING & JEFF RYAN, RICK BRAUN, JESSY J, GERALD ALBRIGHT & WALTER BEASLEY! Bringing the best of jazz to San Antonio! Tickets & Travel : JazzOnTheWaterUS.com

APR 19-20, 2024
Tracy Hamlin's Sweet Jazz Festival
Leesburg, Virginia, USA

Indulge in a weekend getaway to DC's Wine Country - Loudoun County at this 2-day, indoor extravaganza featuring soulful jazz artists MARCUS ANDERSON, KAREN BRIGGS, JEFF BRADSHAW, JULIAN VAUGHN, ADAM HAWLEY, ART SHERROD, JR., ALTON MCCLAIN, JJ SANSAVERINO, TRACY HAMLIN, and QUENTIN WALSTON! SweetJazzFestival.com

May 14-19, 2024
Smooth Jazz Europe presents
Algarve Smooth Jazz Festival
Algarve, Portugal

Europe's Soul, Funk & Jazz Party in Portugal returns to the stunning cliffs of the Algarve at Pine Cliffs Resort featuring NAJEE, PETER WHITE, JESSE COOK, ERIC DARIUSALTHEA RENÉ, ADAM HAWLEY, LIN ROUNTREE, NATHAN MITCHELL, NICHOLAS COLE, LEMEK and more to be announced. Book Now @ Algarve.SmoothJazzFestival.de

 

MAY 25-26, 2024
UEG Productions, Inc presents
Uptown Music & Arts Festival
Tampa, Florida, USA

One of Tampa Bay’s premier cultural events featuring works of art and world-class performances from ALEX HARRIS, ERIC DARIUS, DW3, ADAM HAWLEY, PAULA ATHERTON, JOSE VALENTINO RUIZ, CHARLTON SINGLETON, ROB ZINN, ANDREW NEU and TIM GEORGE BAND! Tickets & Info : UptownMusicFestival.com
 

MAY 31-JUN 2, 2024
The Suburu
The Subaru Newport Beach Jazz Festival
Newport Beach, California, USA

The Subaru Newport Beach Jazz Festival returns to the Hyatt Regency in Southern California! 🌴 Featuring BABYFACE, BRIAN CULBERTSON, AVERAGE WHITE BAND, NORMAN BROWN, JAZZ FUNK SOULLINDSEY WEBSTER, MARION MEADOWS & ALTHEA RENÉ, JARROD LAWSON, AVERY*SUNSHINE, DAMIEN ESCOBAR, ERIN STEVENSON, LIN ROUNTREE and VIP Kick-off Party with DW3, PETER WHITE & ERIN STEVENSON! 3 Days of World-class Jazz, R&B and Soul! Festivals.HyattConcerts.com 

JUNE 7-9, 2024
Capital Jazz Fest
Columbia, Maryland, USA

The Jazz Festival with Soul... Don't miss the 31st Annual festival featuring GREGORY PORTER, INDIA.ARIE, KEM, LALAH HATHAWAY, BABYFACE, JOSS STONE, ANTHONY HAMILTON, JODECI, EL DEBARGE, BLACK VIOLIN, MESHELL NDEGEOCELLO, CHRISETTE MICHELE, RAHEEM DEVAUGHN, LEELA JAMES, KARYN WHITE, JON B and many more artists. 3 days, 2 stages, 1 great weekend of musical fun! CapitalJazz.com

 

JUN 14-15, 2024
Ruth Eckerd Hall & The Florida Smooth Jazz Foundation
Clearwater Smooth Jazz Jam
Clearwater, Florida, USA

The 2nd Annual Clearwater Smooth Jazz Jam brings your favorite smooth jazz and R&B artists to Ruth Eckerd Hall! Don’t miss the all-star lineup of JEFFREY OSBORNE, BRIAN CULBERTSON, SHEILA E and the E TRAIN, RICK BRAUN, RICHARD ELLIOT, PETER WHITE and GERALD ALBRIGHT! FloridaSmoothJazz.com

JUN 22-23, 2024
Rainbow Promotions
San Diego Smooth Jazz Festival
San Diego, California, USA

The 6th Annual San Diego Smooth Jazz Festival at the beautiful Rady Shell at Jacobs Park, combines the soothing sounds of Smooth Jazz, delicious California cuisine, and an amazing atmosphere creating an unparalleled 2-Day experience! Hosted by ERIC DARIUS! Featuring BONEY JAMES, GREGORY PORTER, KENNY LATTIMORE, SPYRO GYRA 50th Anniversary, and many more... Check website for more info! SanDiegoSmoothJazzFestival.com

July 17-21, 2024
Lake Arbor Jazz Festival
Lake Arbor, Maryland, USA

The 14th Annual Lake Arbor Jazz Festival features 5 days of Smooth Jazz and Classic R&B with performances by BRIAN SIMPSON, AVERY*SUNSHINE, RICK BRAUN, RICHARD ELLIOT, MAYSA, LIN ROUNTREE, GERALD ALBRIGHT, JEFF LORBER, ALTHEA RENE, LINDSEY WEBSTER and many more! LakeArborJazz.com!

AUG 22-24, 2023
Fresh Coast Jazz Festival
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

The 5th Anniversary of Milwaukee’s World-Class Jazz Festival on Lake Michigan’s beautiful fresh coast, National Geographic calls it one of the top 25 places in the world to visit. This year’s festival brings an unbelievable mix of some of the most popular smooth jazz superstars and the hottest young talent including BONEY JAMES, KIRK WHALUM, KIM SCOTT, DEE LUCAS, LEMEK & QUINTIN GERARD W, MARCUS ADAMSANDREA LISA, RYAN LA VALETTE & NATHAN MITCHELL and more! It truly is a Party with a Purpose! Get your tickets today! 

AUG 31 - SEP 1, 2024
John Coltrane International Jazz & Blues Festival
High Point, North Carolina, USA

Named “One Of The Best Jazz Festivals In The U.S.” by Jazz Observer, the 13th Annual line-up will continue to feature celebrated Blues and Jazz artists! The two- day music event honors the life and legacy of jazz saxophone icon and High Point, NC native son, John Coltrane. Line-up Announced Soon. Visit ColtraneJazzFest.com!

Sep 15, 2024 - Nov 3, 2024
Foster Perry Travel & Events
Jazz on the Water Cruises
San Antonio, Texas, USA

Get ready for smooth sailing and explore romantic ports of call in the Caribbean on board world-class cruise lines with acclaimed jazz hosts including BILLYRAY SHEPPARD, ALTHEA RENE and the Kiland Concert Series Celebrating LUTHER VANDROSS! For travel arrangements including cruise, air, hotel and transportation visit JazzOnTheWaterUS.com!

SEP 27-29, 2024
67th Monterey Jazz Festival (MJF67)
Monterey, California, USA

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. Since 1958, the nonprofit Monterey Jazz Festival has been committed to celebrating America's creativity and cultural heritage by presenting legendary jazz musicians, composers, and young rising stars. Tickets on sale NOW! MontereyJazzFestival.org 

 

OCT 31 - NOV 3, 2024
The Florida Smooth Jazz Foundation
The Florida Smooth Jazz Weekend
Daytona Beach, Florida, USA

Hosted by ERIC DARIUS, includes performances from BRIAN CULBERTSON, JEFFREY OSBORNE, JONATHAN BUTLER & MARCUS MILLER, BOB JAMES, CANDY DULFER, RNR FEATURING RICK BRAUN & RICHARD ELLIOT, PETER WHITE & VINCENT INGALA, MARION MEADOWS, BRIAN SIMPSON & ALTHEA RENE, AND ERIC DARIUS with special guest REBECCA JADE. 386-681-7007 FloridaSmoothJazz.com

DEC 30-31, 2024
The Florida Smooth Jazz Foundation
Rick Braun's New Year's Eve
Orlando , Florida, USA

Rick Braun's New Year's Eve Getaway starring RICK BRAUN and featuring GERALD ALBRIGHT, RICHARD ELLIOT, PETER WHITE, LINDSEY WEBSTER, MARCUS ANDERSON, JULIAN VAUGHN & NATHAN MITCHELL! Ring in the New Year with music, dining, dancing & hotel accommodations at Rosen Shingle Creek Orlando! 386-681-7007 | FloridaSmoothJazz.com

MAR 27-30, 2025
Florida Smooth Jazz Foundation
Daytona Jazz Weekend - Hosted By Mindi Abair
Daytona Beach, Florida, USA

Host MINDI ABAIR is joined by GERALD ALBRIGHT, KEIKO MATSUI, RANDY JACOBS, RICK BRAUN, VINCENT INGALA & & PETER WHITE, PAUL TAYLOR  & ADAM HAWLEY, BRIAN SIMPSON & JESSY J. Packages include Concerts, Hotel, Dinners, Brunches and Activities. 386-681-7007 FloridaSmoothJazz.com