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2021 Jacksonville Jazz Festival Announces 40th Anniversary Lineup

August 9th, 2021 · Leave a Comment

The Jacksonville Jazz Festival returns Sept. 29 to Oct. 3 for its 40th anniversary and will feature several award-winning artists along the St. Johns River at its Swingin’ Stage presented by the Jacksonville Aviation Authority at Riverfront Plaza and Groovin’ Stage at Ford on Bay.

The Jacksonville Jazz Festival weekend will welcome renowned artists including Sheila E., George Benson, Jeffrey Osborne, Terri Lyne Carrington + Social Science, Kandace Springs, Tia Fuller: “Diamond Cut”, Cécile McLorin Salvant, Poncho Sanchez, SuperBlue: Kurt Elling featuring Charlie Hunter, Theo Croker ‘BLK2LIFE’, Emmaline, Elisha “Atlas” Parris, Marcus Click, Let’s Ride Brass Band, Melissa Case, Party in a Box Featuring Allana and many more. Additional performers, including headlining acts, will be announced soon.

Kicking off the festival on Sept. 29 at the Florida Theatre, the Jacksonville Jazz Piano Competition presented by Keyboard Connection – The Piano Place will feature a performance by emcee Noel Freidline. Five piano finalists, accompanied by Dennis Marks and Clyde Connor, will compete for cash prizes and the opportunity to perform at the festival on Oct. 1.

While the festival is free to attend, limited upgraded premium experiences are available for purchase.  For details, visit jacksonvillejazzfest.com.

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