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Jacksonville Jazz Festival Returns To Memorial Day Weekend

Headliners include Herbie Hancock and George Benson. Premium experience on sale March 4.

The Jacksonville Jazz Festival returns to Downtown Jacksonville this Memorial Day weekend, May 26 – 29. While the multi-day music festival is free to attend, upgraded premium experiences are available for purchase and go on sale this Friday, with an exclusive, limited quantity offer on VIP Full Festival Experience packages.

The Jacksonville Jazz Festival will feature renowned artists including Herbie Hancock, George Benson, Mindi Abair, David Sánchez, Jazzmeia Horn, Christian Sands Trio, Emmet Cohen Trio, The United States Air Force Airmen of Note, The John Lumpkin Trio featuring Patrick Bartley and many more! Additional performers will be announced very soon.

Beginning this Friday, March 4 at 10 a.m., VIP Experience packages and Preferred Seating will go on sale to the public with an exclusive, limited quantity offer on the VIP Full Festival Experience package for only $399.00 plus taxes and fees. VIP Full Festival Experience package prices will increase once this limited time offer sells out. VIP Single-Day Experience packages are $199.00 plus taxes and fees and Preferred Seating is $89.00 plus taxes and fees. For full details on Premium Experience packages, please visit jacksonvillejazzfest.com.

The festival will kick off with the Jacksonville Jazz Piano Competition presented by Keyboard Connection – The Piano Place on May 26 at the Florida Theatre and will continue May 27-29 in Downtown Jacksonville with two stages of live, free entertainment along the St. Johns River. The Swingin’ Stage will be at Riverfront Plaza and the Groovin’ Stage will be at Ford on Bay, with the two stages connected via activations along Independent Drive.

For more information, please visit jacksonvillejazzfest.com. Stay tuned to the Jacksonville Jazz Festival social media channels and website for further announcements and updates.

About the Jacksonville Jazz Festival: The Jacksonville Jazz Festival is a free, multi-day music festival produced by the City of Jacksonville Division of Sports and Entertainment. The festival welcomes residents and visitors to enjoy live music performances, food, drinks and activations throughout the weekend in Downtown Jacksonville along the St. Johns River. The Jacksonville Jazz Festival includes two stages of great music, Piano Competition, Sacred Jazz Brunch, Jazz Marketplace, Jazz Clinic, Jazz Jam, local food and drink experiences and more. For updates and information, please visit jacksonvillejazzfest.com.

About the City of Jacksonville Division of Sports and Entertainment: The City of Jacksonville Division of Sports and Entertainment attracts, hosts and creates opportunities that drive economic impact, accelerate the Jacksonville brand and improve the quality of life and cultural engagement for visitors and residents. Jacksonville hosts hundreds of diverse events each year making Northeast Florida a premier destination with rich tradition and world-class hospitality. For more information, visit events.coj.net.