World’s Hottest Jazz Events Guide
Europe's Soul, Funk & Jazz Party in Portugal returns to the stunning cliffs of the Algarve at Pine Cliffs Resort featuring GERALD ALBRIGHT, JAZZ FUNK SOUL, EVERETTE HARP, PAUL JACKSON JR, JEFF LORBER, ANDY SNITZER, PAUL BROWN, MICHAEL PAULO, BRAXTON BROTHERS, PAULA ATHERTON, SELENA ALBRIGHT, RYAN LA VALETTE, GREG MANNING, JEFF RYAN, WILL DONATO with more artists to be announced soon!
Blue Note Summer Sessions in Napa returns this year at an all new home, Silverado Resort! Get ready for an unforgettable summer of exquisite culinary delights, premium wine, and top-tier entertainment. The lineup boasts an array of remarkable artists, such as Grammy-winning trumpeter CHRIS BOTTI and iconic bassist MARCUS MILLER, Grammy-nominated saxophonist DAVE KOZ, and the world famous TOWER OF POWER along with other incredible performers.
Clearwater Smooth Jazz Jam brings your favorite jazz and R&B musicians to Ruth Eckerd Hall. Don’t miss the all-star lineup of BRIAN CULBERTSON, BONEY JAMES, VANESSA WILLIAMS, DAVID SANBORN & MARCUS MILLER, JONATHAN BUTLER and MINDI ABAIR during this 2-day event! Get your TICKETS HERE!
The Subaru Newport Beach Jazz Festival returns to the Hyatt Regency in Newport Beach, CA!🌴🎷Featuring KEM, BONEY JAMES, CHANTÉ MOORE, GERALD ALBRIGHT, LEELA JAMES, RICHARD ELLIOT & RICK BRAUN, ERIC DARIUS & REBECCA JADE, DW3, MARCUS ANDERSON, ADAM HAWLEY, JULIAN VAUGHN and JUSTIN-LEE SCHULTZ! Join us for 3 days of world-class jazz, R&B and soul music!
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! Tickets available now at LakeArborJazz.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. www.freshcoastjazz.com
The premiere entertainment destination in the Southeast to feature world-class performances from renowned jazz and blues artists as High Point, NC pays homage to their native son, jazz legend JOHN COLTRANE. Line-up Announced Soon!
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, TERRENCE BLACHARD, ISAIAH SHARKEY and many more to be announced! Tickets on-sale to the Public on April 14! 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
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 the New Year with music, dining, dancing & hotel accommodations at Rosen Shingle Creek Orlando! 386-681-7007 | FloridaSmoothJazz.com