DC JazzFest: June 8 - 17

JAZZ TAKES OVER THE DISTRICT,  with more than 125 performances in 40+ venues, DCJF will present an amazing array of emerging and master-level talent that includes more than 90 bands and 300 artists!
 
 

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DC Jazzfest: Jazz 'N Families Fun Days
The Phillips Collection
Sat, June 2
Jazz ‘n Families Fun Day weekend celebrates jazz and the visual arts with performances by more than a dozen regional artists and rising star ensembles. Runs 10am-5pm. Check schedule/line-up here.
DC Jazzfest: Jazz 'N Families Fun Days
The Phillips Collection
Sun, June 3
Jazz ‘n Families Fun Day weekend celebrates jazz and the visual arts with performances by more than a dozen regional artists and rising star ensembles. Runs 12pm-5:30pm. Check here for schedule.
DC Jazzfest: Opening Ceremony
City Winery
Thu, June 7
Frederic Yonnet with special guest Maimouna Youssef, and also Washington Renaissance Orchestra Octet.
DC Jazzfest: Phillips After Five
The Phillips Collection
Thu, June 7
Los Gallos Negros are a Washington, DC-based collective of musicians focused on preserving and promoting musical genres from Mexican and Latin American culture.
DC Jazzfest: Delfeayo Marsalis with Eric Byrd Trio
Hamilton Live
Fri, June 8
This artist is one of the top trombonists, composers and producers in jazz today.
DC Jazzfest: Regina Carter: Simply Ella with Elijah Jamal Balbed
Hamilton Live
Sat, June 9
Regina Carter has chosen this moment to celebrate Ella Fitzgerald's infectious and inclusive artistry with unabashed joy.
DC JazzFest: Terence Blanchard featuring The E-Collective with Mark G. Meadows
Hamilton Live
Sun, June 10
E-Collective is a revolutionary ensemble thrives off the perfect mixture of Blanchard’s genius and the innovations of four young musical pioneers: guitarist Charles Altura, pianist Fabian Almazan, bassist David “DJ” Ginyard Jr., and drummer Oscar Seaton. With his lyrics and his velvet voice, Meadows cuts through the noise to speak to all.
DC Jazzfest: Allan Harris: The Genius of Eddie Jefferson featuring Lena Seikaly
Hamilton Live
Tue, June 12
“There is nothing that I have found that defines and gives credence to my place in this wild and mysterious universe than this thing called music.”
DC Jazzfest: Chucho Valdés and Gonzalo Rubalcaba
The Kennedy Center
Fri, June 15
Trance, the two-piano project featuring Gonzalo Rubalcaba and Chucho Valdés combines leading living exponents of two generations in the great Cuban piano tradition.
DC JazzFest at The Wharf
The Wharf
Sat, June 16
DC JazzFest at The Wharf, 11am - 8pm with three stages featuring Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah, Ivan Lins & Friends, Ben Williams Presents: I Am a Man, Mark G. Meadows, Jazz Academy Ensemble, Washington Jazz Arts Institute Ensemble, AMP Trio feat. Tahira Clayton, Akua Allrich, Batala, Michael Ventura. See below for schedule of performances by artist.
DC Jazzfest: Leslie Odom Jr., Jazz Supergroup R+R=NOW
The Anthem
Sat, June 16
Headlining artist Leslie Odom Jr. is a multi-talented actor, dancer and singer, with two jazz albums and a plethora of awards and credits to his name. Joining Odom Jr. is R+R=Now, a jazz supergroup formed in late 2017.
Spotlight
DC JazzFest: Opening Ceremony
Thu, June 7
City Winery
DC Jazzfest: Alison Crockett
Fri, June 8
JoJo Restaurant & Bar
DC Jazzfest: Bill Heid Trio
Fri, June 8
JoJo Restaurant & Bar
DC Jazzfest: CapitolBop DC Jazz Loft Series
Fri, June 8
Union Stage
DC Jazzfest: Charmaine Michelle Quintet
Fri, June 8
We Act Radio
DC Jazzfest: Delfeayo Marsalis with Eric Byrd Trio
Fri, June 8
Hamilton Live
DC Jazzfest: Patricia Barber
Fri, June 8
City Winery
DC Jazzfest: Andre Diaz Trio
Sat, June 9
JoJo Restaurant & Bar
DC Jazzfest: CapitolBop DC Loft Jazz Series - Jeff Parker
Sat, June 9
Local 16
DC Jazzfest: Pharoah Sanders
Sat, June 9
City Winery
DC JazzFest: Regina Carter: Simply Ella with Elijah Jamal Balbed
Sat, June 9
Hamilton Live
DC Jazzfest: Shacara Rogers
Sat, June 9
The Alex
DC Jazzfest: Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra
Sat, June 9
Smithsonian National Museum of American History
DC Jazzfest: Roy Hargrove
Tue, June 5 thru Sun, June 10
Blues Alley
DC Jazzfest: Beyond Genre Band featuring Tamika Love Jones
Sun, June 10
Anacostia Arts Center
DC Jazzfest: CapitolBop DC Loft Jazz Series - Oliver Blake Big Band
Sun, June 10
New York University in Washington, DC
DC Jazzfest: Chris Grasso Quartet
Sun, June 10
Ivy City Smokehouse
DC Jazzfest: DC Jazz Singers Jam
Sun, June 10
JoJo Restaurant & Bar
DC Jazzfest: Feufollet
Sun, June 10
Pearl Street Warehouse
DC JazzFest: Terence Blanchard featuring The E-Collective with Mark G. Meadows
Sun, June 10
Hamilton Live
DC Jazzfest: The Bad Plus
Sun, June 10
City Winery
DC Jazzfest: Esther Williams & Davey Yarborough
Mon, June 11
Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
DC Jazzfest: Ola Onabulé
Mon, June 11
Blues Alley
DC Jazzfest: Ted Backer
Mon, June 11
JoJo Restaurant & Bar
DC Jazzfest: The JoGo Project
Mon, June 11
Ivy City Smokehouse
DC Jazzfest: Tia Fuller
Mon, June 11
City Winery
DC Jazzfest: Tom Teasley
Mon, June 11
University of the District of Columbia
DC Jazzfest: Allan Harris: The Genius of Eddie Jefferson featuring Lena Seikaly
Tue, June 12
Hamilton Live
DC Jazzfest: HB The Artist & Reco Crown Art
Tue, June 12
Ivy City Smokehouse
DC Jazzfest: Ron Sutton Jr.
Tue, June 12
Anacostia Playhouse
DC Jazzfest: The Baylor Project
Tue, June 12
City Winery
DC Jazzfest: The Redd Brothers
Tue, June 12
Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
DC Jazzfest: Allyn Johnson
Wed, June 13
University of the District of Columbia
DC Jazzfest: Joe Brotherton & Friends
Wed, June 13
JoJo Restaurant & Bar
DC Jazzfest: Laura Sperling
Wed, June 13
Children's National Health System
DC Jazzfest: Marilyn Scott & Her LA All Star Band
Wed, June 13
Blues Alley
DC Jazzfest: AJOYO
Thu, June 14
Atlas Performing Arts Center
DC Jazzfest: Javier Moreno
Thu, June 14
Former Spanish Ambassador's Residence
DC Jazzfest: Marshall Keys
Thu, June 14
JoJo Restaurant & Bar
DC Jazzfest: Raul Midon
Thu, June 14
City Winery
DC Jazzfest: Samuel Prather & Groove Orchestra
Thu, June 14
Franklin Park at Greenbelt Station
DC JazzFest: Terri Lyne Carrington: Feed The Fire
Thu, June 14
Sixth & I
DC Jazzfest: Christian Clark Trio
Fri, June 15
JoJo Restaurant & Bar
DC Jazzfest: Christie Dashiell
Fri, June 15
Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
DC Jazzfest: Todd Marcus Quintet
Fri, June 15
Honfleur Gallery
DC Jazzfest: Tom Williams Quartet
Fri, June 15
JoJo Restaurant & Bar
Jazz in the Garden: Michael Thomas Quintent
Fri, June 15
National Gallery of Art
DC Jazzfest: Akua Allrich
Sat, June 16
The Wharf
DC Jazzfest: AMP Trio featuring Tahira Clayton
Sat, June 16
Hyatt House Washington DC/The Wharf
DC Jazzfest: Batalá
Sat, June 16
The Wharf
DC Jazzfest: Ben Williams
Sat, June 16
The Wharf
DC Jazzfest: Christian Scott/Atunde Adjuah
Sat, June 16
The Wharf
DC Jazzfest: Ivan Lins & Friends
Sat, June 16
The Wharf
DC Jazzfest: Jazz Academy Ensemble
Sat, June 16
The Wharf
DC Jazzfest: Ka'Ba SoulSinger
Sat, June 16
Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens
DC Jazzfest: Kris Funn & Cornerstone
Sat, June 16
Kreeger Museum
DC Jazzfest: Lena Seikaly
Sat, June 16
The Alex
DC Jazzfest: Leslie Odom Jr., Jazz Supergroup R+R=NOW
Sat, June 16
The Anthem
DC Jazzfest: Mark G. Meadows
Sat, June 16
The Wharf
DC Jazzfest: Roosevelt Collier Trio
Sat, June 16
Pearl Street Warehouse
DC Jazzfest: VERONNEAU
Sat, June 16
Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
DC Jazzfest: Washington Jazz Institute Ensemble
Sat, June 16
The Wharf
DC Jazzfest: Donvonte McCoy Quintet
Sat, June 9 thru Sun, June 17
Eighteenth Street Lounge
DC Jazzfest: Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton
Thu, June 14 thru Sun, June 17
Blues Alley
DC Jazzfest: Ancestral Memories featuring Yosvany Terry & Baptiste Trotignon
Sun, June 17
The Wharf
DC Jazzfest: DC Jazz Singers Jam
Sun, June 17
JoJo Restaurant & Bar
DC Jazzfest: Fabrizio Bosso Quartet
Sun, June 17
The Wharf
DC Jazzfest: Harp vs. Harp: Edmar Castenda & Grégoire Maret
Sun, June 17
The Wharf
DC Jazzfest: Hess Is More
Sun, June 17
The Wharf
DC Jazzfest: Jessica Boykin-Settles & Brian Settles
Sun, June 17
Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
DC Jazzfest: Marshall Keys Soulful Path
Sun, June 17
EASTRIVERdc @ Penn Hill
DC Jazzfest: Melissa Aldana
Sun, June 17
The Wharf
DC Jazzfest: Reginald Cyntje
Sun, June 17
The Wharf
DC Jazzfest: Rochelle Rice
Sun, June 17
The Wharf
DC Jazzfest: The Jihye Lee Orchestra
Sun, June 17
The Wharf
Marshall Keys Soulful Path
Sun, June 17
EASTRIVERdc @ Penn Hill
DC Jazzfest: Tamika Love Jones
Sun, June 16, 2019
JoJo Restaurant & Bar