The Jacksonville Jazz Festival is a weekend of Jazz that is the “second-largest jazz festival in the nation” according to Superpages and that, according to the Jacksonville Times-Union, has been dubbed by “experts” as “one of the 20 best in the nation.” Friday night marks the beginning of FREE jazz performances on multiple stages in the heart of downtown including Bela Fleck and the Marcus Roberts Trio; and Sonny Rollins on Memorial Day Weekend! The Wine Down/Brew Town Tasting Experience and the Art in the Heart Downtown juried art show and sale will also be open along with jazz exhibits and displays to start the festival weekend.
The festival includes The Great American Jazz Piano Competition which takes place at the Florida Theatre on Friday evening of the festival weekend. The winner plays a featured set at Metropolitan Park. During the Art at the Met concert in Metropolitan Park, the audience can view the work of prize-winning artisans and master craftspeople from around the nation while listening.
Jacksonville Jazz Festival 2014 set for 23-26th May 2014.
Jacksonville Jazz Festival
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