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The Richmond Jazz Festival, presented by Altria, announces its illustrious artist line-up on May 7th at 11:30am during an exclusive invitation-only Media Brunch at the Hippodrome Theater. The Richmond Jazz Festival is one of the largest jazz festivals on the East Coast. World renowned artists as well as local and regional talent will take the stage August 9-11th. On August 9th, local and regional artists will be featured at “Homegrown at the Hipp” at the Hippodrome Theater. On August 10th and 11th, the 100-acre beautiful estate of Maymont will serve as the backdrop for musical performances, wine tastings, an array of marketplace vendors, the bistro area and the artist meet and greet area.

You don’t want to miss the 4th Annual Richmond Jazz Festival presented by Altria! Stage Sponsors include the Virginia Tourism Corporation (Virginia is for Lovers) and Dominion. Other Corporate Sponsors include the Richmond Region Tourism, MeadWestvaco, Richmond BMW, Wells Fargo, Virginia Lottery, Ste. Michelle Wine Estates and McDonald’s.

A portion of the proceeds will benefit Maymont Foundation, Richmond Public Schools Education Foundation and ELO (Educational Learning Opportunities).

Richmond Jazz Festival Schedule:

Friday – Hippodrome Theater|528 N 2nd Street, Richmond, VA 23219
“Homegrown at the Hipp”
• Artists to be announced
Saturday- Maymont |1700 Hampton Street, Richmond, VA 23220
Doors open at 11am | Performances begin at Noon
• Jill Scott
• Arturo Sandoval
• Peter White, David Benoit, David Pack
• Gregg Karukas
• Robert Glasper
• Joe Sample & Randy Crawford
• Frédéric Yonnet
• Big Sam’s Funky Nation
• Jason Moran & The Bandwagon
• Susan Greenbaum
• Central Virginia Jazz Orchestra
Sunday- Maymont |1700 Hampton Street, Richmond, VA 23220
Doors open at 11am | Performances begin at Noon
• Michael McDonald
• Dr. John & The Nite Trippers
• Chick Corea & The Vigil
• The Wailers
• Terence Blanchard
• Dee Dee Bridgewater
• Tiempo Libre
• BWB (Norman Brown, Kirk Whalum, Rick Braun)
• Soul of Summer* (Jonathan Butler, Sheila E & Elan Trotman)

Tickets go on sale May 8, 2013. Saturday and Sunday day passes are $60 each in advance, prior to August 1st. Weekend passes are $110 in advance, prior to August 1st. Go to http://www.jazzatmaymont.com for the latest updates and additional ticket information.

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