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Lineups

The latest details on who’s playing your favorite festivals this year.

Playboy Jazz Festival Announces First Round of 2019 Performers

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association will, for the sixth year in a row, present the annual Playboy Jazz Festival at the Hollywood Bowl on June 8 and 9. The event, which will celebrate its 41st year in operation, will be hosted by comedian and actor George Lopez, marking the seventh year of his involvement with … Read More “Playboy Jazz Festival Announces First Round of 2019 Performers”

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New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Announces 2019 Lineup

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, which turns 50 this year, has announced its lineup of performers for 2019, and they include … the Rolling Stones? Yes, you read that right; the Stones will make their first appearance at Jazz Fest this year. Other headliners include country music star Chris Stapleton, pop singer Katy … Read More “New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Announces 2019 Lineup”

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2019 Biamp PDX Jazz Festival Announces New Headliners

The 2019 Biamp PDX Jazz Festival in Portland, Ore., which celebrates Black History Month, is scheduled to run Wednesday, Feb. 20 through Sunday, March 3. Now in its 16th year, the event will kick off with a performance by the trumpeter Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah. The saxophonist Pharoah Sanders, an NEA Jazz Master, will play … Read More “2019 Biamp PDX Jazz Festival Announces New Headliners”

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Full Lineup Revealed for 2019 Big Ears Festival

The genre-ignoring Big Ears Festival in Knoxville, Tenn., now in its 10th year, will take place Mar. 21-24, 2019. The four-day event will feature more than 100 shows—along with films, exhibitions, talks, and interactive experiences like a 12-hour drone concert—in more than 12 venues in and around downtown Knoxville. Jazz performances will include a 50th-anniversary … Read More “Full Lineup Revealed for 2019 Big Ears Festival”

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More Speakers and Panels Announced for 2019 Jazz Congress

New speakers and panel topics have been announced for the second annual Jazz Congress, co-presented by JazzTimes and Jazz at Lincoln Center, which will take place on Jan. 7 and 8 at Frederick P. Rose Hall in Manhattan. Joining previously announced panelists Toshiko Akiyoshi, Sherrie Maricle, Wynton Marsalis, Christian McBride, Maria Schneider, and George Wein are: Camille Bertault … Read More “More Speakers and Panels Announced for 2019 Jazz Congress”

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Winter Jazzfest Announces 2019 Artist Lineup

New York’s Winter Jazzfest, now in its 15th year, has announced a list of musicians who will appear at the 2019 festival, which is scheduled to run Friday, Jan. 4, through Saturday, Jan. 12. The festival will include a British jazz showcase, a 50th-anniversary celebration of ECM Records, and an opening-night concert featuring Meshell Ndegeocello, … Read More “Winter Jazzfest Announces 2019 Artist Lineup”

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DC JazzFest: Christian Scott, Ben Williams Among Artists Giving Free Concerts

From June 8 to June 17, the DC Jazz Festival will present a wide variety of jazz performances throughout Washington, D.C., making use of 40-plus venues in 22 neighborhoods. And the festival’s organizers have further good news: a significant percentage of those performances will be free of charge. The biggest free events are scheduled to … Read More “DC JazzFest: Christian Scott, Ben Williams Among Artists Giving Free Concerts”

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Detroit Jazz Festival Lineup Announced

More than 30 performances will take place on four stages in downtown Detroit during the 39th annual Detroit Jazz Festival, which is scheduled to run from Friday, Aug. 31 through Monday, Sept. 3. This year, the festival’s artist-in-residence will be Chick Corea, who will perform with his Akoustic Band, Elektric Band and in a sextet … Read More “Detroit Jazz Festival Lineup Announced”

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Atlanta Jazz Festival Announces Final Lineup for 2018

The lineup for the 2018 Atlanta Jazz Festival was announced and it includes a whole day of performances by groups led by women. The two-day festival celebrates its 41st anniversary with a series of sets on May 26-27 in Piedmont Park. The festival, presented by the City of Atlanta’s Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs, is … Read More “Atlanta Jazz Festival Announces Final Lineup for 2018”

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