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Jazz Fest After Dark Set to Return; Growth in 5th Year

Jazz Fest After Dark in partnership with the City of Jacksonville and Downtown Vision will return to Downtown Jacksonville from May 26-27, 2017. Building on early success and positive feedback from venues and participants the goal is to extend the Jacksonville Jazz Festival experience for festival goers and introduce them to Downtown’s vibrant nightlife options.…

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2017 Food Vendors Announced

Swingin’ Stage Food Village Presented by the Jacksonville Aviation Authority Saborboricua / Puertorican Cuisine Kona Ice of Downtown Jacksonville Cafe Bourbon St.  Up In Smoke BBQ   Groovin’ Stage Food Village Presented by Aetna Twisted Willy's Shadrach's Fiery Furnace Traveling Pizza Company Nomi's Island Girl Best Burgers Jax Cely's Filipino Food, Inc.   Corner of…

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Call for Artist Portfolio Submissions

Since its inception in 1981, the Jacksonville Jazz Festival has presented itself with striking visual imagery in the form the official poster. Over the years, talented local artists have contributed their unique touch to this much anticipated and collectible piece of marketing and memorabilia. The Jacksonville Jazz Festival is currently accepting portfolio submissions from artists…

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Young Professionals Night

Friday, May 27 5:00pm TICKET PRICES $30 for members of participating organizations /$50 general public Young Professionals Night @ Jazz Fest, presented by First A.C.T., the Florida Theatre’s young professionals organization, and sponsored by the Jacksonville Armada, is an after-work reception at the historic Florida Theatre, celebrating the opening night of the 2016 Jacksonville Jazz…

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Food Vendors Announced

Thank you to all our vendors who signed up to take part in the 2016 festival. Here is a list of this year's food vendors, and where they will be located during the festival: Swingin’ Stage presented by JAA Bono’s BBQ Pita Boss  Just Blaze Catering Mama's Food  Muzzi’s Madhouse Groovin’ Stage Bono’s BBQ Eddis…

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2016 Hall of Fame nominations are now open

Do you know someone who has made a positive impact on jazz in Jacksonville? The City of Jacksonville is accepting nominations for the 2016 Jacksonville Jazz Festival Hall of Fame. Since 1999, The Jacksonville Jazz Festival and the City of Jacksonville has been recognizing those who have made significant contributions to jazz in Jacksonville through…

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