Jacksonville Jazz Fest schedule

Festival Line-Up
Thursday, May 24
The Jacksonville Jazz Piano Competition
(The Florida Theatre)
Doors open 6 p.m.
Events start 7 p.m.

Friday, May 25
Festival hours: 5 – 11 p.m. Music starts at 5 p.m.
Sonny RollinsSwingin’ Stage presented by the Jacksonville Aviation Authority
(Monroe Street between Main and Ocean streets)
5 p.m. Karrin Allyson Quartet
7 p.m. Béla Fleck and the Marcus Roberts Trio
9:15 p.m. Sonny Rollins

Breezin’ Stage (The Jacksonville Landing)
5 p.m. Navy Band Southeast TGIF
6:30 p.m. Doc Handy
8:30 p.m. Tropic of Cancer

Groovin’ Stage (Hemming Plaza)
5 p.m. Pierre & Co.
7 p.m. BK Jackson
9 p.m. Brian Culbertson

House of Jazz (Snyder Memorial – Laura and Monroe streets)
6 p.m. Just Jazz Quartet
8 p.m. Elisha Parris

‘Round Midnight Jazz Jam (Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront)
10 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Free admission
Hosted by The Kelly/Scott Quintet

Saturday, May 26
Festival hours: 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. Music starts at 11 a.m.

Swingin’ Stage presented by the Jacksonville Aviation Authority
(Monroe Street between Main and Ocean streets)
Noon Jacksonville Jazz Piano Competition winner
1 p.m. Micheal Mossman and Antonio Hart with the University of North Florida Jazz Ensemble 1
3 p.m. Jazz Crusaders
5 p.m. The Rippingtons featuring Russ Freeman
7:20 p.m. Patti Austin with Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra
9:30 p.m. Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue

Breezin’ Stage (The Jacksonville Landing)
11 a.m. Generation Next Youth Talent competition, First Round
1:45 p.m. Generation Next Youth Competition, Finals
3:30 p.m. Noel Freidline Quintet
5:30 p.m. St. Johns River City Band
7:30 p.m. Ya’ Gozo’ The Latin Jazz Band
9:30 p.m. Soul Rebels

Groovin’ Stage (Hemming Plaza)
12:30 p.m. Longineu Parsons
2:30 p.m. Von Barlow’s Jazz Journey featuring Tina Fabrique
4:30 p.m. Raul Midón
6:30 p.m. Jonathan Butler
8:30 p.m. Cindy Blackman Santana & Another Lifetime

House of Jazz (Snyder Memorial – Laura and Monroe streets)
2 p.m. BERT Quartet featuring Claire Heusinger
4 p.m. John Ricci Quartet
6 p.m. Linda Cole & the Joshua Bowlus Trio 3
8 p.m. The Fusion Band

‘Round Midnight Jazz Jam (Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront)
10 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Free admission
Hosted by The Kelly/Scott Quintet

Sunday, May 27
Festival hours: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. Music starts at noon.

Swingin’ Stage presented by the Jacksonville Aviation Authority
(Monroe Street between Main and Ocean streets)
Noon Douglas Anderson School of the Arts Jazz Ensemble I
2:30 p.m. Poncho Sanchez and his Latin Jazz Band featuring Terence Blanchard
4:30 p.m. Madeleine Peyroux
6:30 p.m. Corea, Clarke and White

Breezin’ Stage (The Jacksonville Landing)
Noon Isaac Byrd Jr. & Tribe Judah
2 p.m. J.B. Scott’s Swingin’ Allstars
4 p.m. BayStreet
6 p.m. Firecracker Jazz Band

Groovin’ Stage (Hemming Plaza)
Noon Aaron Bing
2 p.m. Grace Kelly Quintet
4 p.m. Pop/Jazz featuring Karen Briggs
6 p.m. Najee

House of Jazz (Snyder Memorial – Laura and Monroe streets)
Noon & 2:30 p.m. Sacred Jazz featuring the Noel Freidline Quintet and the Jacksonville Mass Choir (two shows)

Ongoing Festival Events May 25 to May 27
Art in the Heart Downtown Juried Art Show & Sale (Adams Street from Laura to Main Streets)
Browse through the works of talented artists and master craftspeople at this show and sale. Admission is free.
Wine Down/Brew Town Tasting Experience (Laura Street between Monroe and Duval Streets)
Enjoy the tasteful complement to the displays of art and the sounds of jazz during the Jacksonville Jazz Festival. The event includes fine wines and craft beers plus a complimentary glass.
*Artists, billing and performance times are subject to change.

Parking and Street Closures
For information on parking, street closures and transportation options for the festival, take a look at our Jazz Festival Downtown Information and Safety Alert here.

Downtown Dining Options
Looking for some good eats to go along with the music? Browse our Downtown dining directory for plenty of delicious options here.

More Information
For further information on festival activities, performers and more, check out www.jaxjazzfest.com.

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