Archive for May 24, 2011

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The 44th annual Hampton Jazz Festival will be held June 24, 25 and 26. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Friday, 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Doors open 1 hour prior to performance. Tickets are $55 per seat, per performance. Tickets go on sale March 26. This 44th annual Hampton Jazz Festival returns to Hampton, Virginia for yet another soulful weekend of unforgettable entertainment. This highly anticipated event will feature the top jazz, pop, R&B, and blues performers in the nation

Partially bordered by the Hampton Roads harbor and Chesapeake Bay, Hampton, with the 344,000 sq. ft. Hampton Roads Convention Center, is located in the center of the Hampton Roads metropolitan area. Hampton is the site of America’s first continuous English-speaking settlement and is home to such visitor attractions as the Virginia Air & Space Center and Riverside IMAX ® Theater, Hampton History Museum, harbor tours and cruises, Hampton University Museum, Fort Monroe, award-winning Hampton Coliseum, The American Theatre, among others.

The lineup:

Friday, June 24 – ANTHONY HAMILTON, Chaka Khan, Boyz II Men, Boney James

Saturday, June 25 – CHARLIE WILSON, KEM, Chrisette Michele, SOUL OF SUMMER featuring Jonathan Butler, Eric Darius & Maysa

Sunday, June 26 – MAZE featuring FRANKIE BEVERLY, Stephanie Mills, David Sanborn, George Duke & Marcus Miller, Laura Izibor
Hampton Jazz Festival, Hampton Coliseum, 1000 Coliseum Dr, Hampton, Virginia