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It’s time to make your plans to visit Kentucky’s destination for Smooth Jazz! Each year on the 2nd weekend in August, Smooth Jazz fans from across the commonwealth of Kentucky and beyond… make their way to Lexington for an experience like no other!

Set a midst the the rolling hills of the Bluegrass lies one of America’s finest resort campgrounds – the Kentucky Horse Park Campground. The Kentucky Horse Park Campground is located approximately six (6) miles north of Lexington’s New Circle Road and nine (9) miles from downtown Lexington, five (5) miles north of the Embassy Suites Hotel on Newtown Pike, at I-75, exit 115, and three (3) miles south of Georgetown on Iron Works Pike, at I-75, exit 120. The campground’s entrance is just east of the main entrance to the Kentucky Horse Park.

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Smooth JAZZ: Live at the Library!

The Jazz Collective will perform at 7:00 PM in the Central Library’s William Stamps Farish Fund Theater.

Friday, August 12, 2016

An Evening of Smooth JAZZ

5 One Way Jazz Band will perform at 8:00 PM in the Embassy Suites by Hilton Lexington Hotel’s Coldstream Ballroom.

Saturday, August 13, 2016

SUMMER BREEZE SATURDAY All Star Jazz Showcase

Gerald Albright and Jonathan Butler will perform together on stage at 7:30 PM at the Kentucky Horse Park, in the Campground Primitive area.

Kentucky Horse Park, 4089 Iron Works Pkwy, Lexington, Kentucky 40511

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Join us, August 11 – 14th for the seventh annual Richmond Jazz Festival, the premier musical event on the east coast. The Richmond Jazz Festival is more than a concert. It’s an interactive and sensory driven journey into music and culture, featuring some of the most talented and iconic artists of the time. Thousands of fans converge on Richmond each year for this one-of-a-kind experience. You’ll enjoy the very best in cuisine, while the artists wow you, performance after performance. The Richmond Jazz Festival is a world-class musical destination.

The 4-day Richmond Jazz Festival features a variety of jazz and R&B artists, including: Jonathan Butler & Gerald Albright, Ramsey Lewis, Tom Browne with vocalist Jean Carne, Grace Kelly, Plunky & Oneness.

Thursday, August 11, 2016 – Sunday, 14th, 2016

Maymont, 1700 Hampton St, Richmond, Virginia 23220

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The 25th Annual Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz presents

 

Friday, July 15, 2016 – 7:00 pm

The Bronx Conexión @ 7:00 pm

Jonathan Butler and Gerald Albright @ 9:00 pm
Saturday, July 16, 2016 – 4:30 pm

Phil French @ 3:00 pm

Jeff Bradshaw @ 5:00 pm

Marcus Anderson @ 7:00 pm

Najee @ 9:00 pm

Dance Troop @ 11:00 pm

Jus Us @ 11:10 pm
Sunday, July 17, 2016 – 4:00 pm

Funky Dawgz Brass Band

Marcus Young @ 4:00 pm

Carl Allen & The Art of Elvin @ 6:00pm

Bushnell Park, 1 Jewell St, Hartford, Connecticut 06103

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Smooth Jazz New York in association with Marquee Concerts is pleased to present another star-studded contemporary jazz line up for New York City’s original Smooth Cruise series, now in its 19th year. The 2016 season takes place aboard the Hornblower Infinity, a 210-foot luxury yacht.

The cruises set sail Wednesday evenings, July 13 through August 31. The summer’s roster includes seven nights featuring more than a dozen of the world’s most popular contemporary jazz and R&B acts in an intimate setting. With shows at 6:30 and 9:30pm, the Smooth Cruises depart from Pier 40, located at Houston Street at the West Side Highway and cruise down the Hudson River, offering world-class artists as well as exceptional views of the Statue of Liberty, the Freedom Tower, and the New York City skyline.

“It’s great to be back onboard the Hornblower Infinity with for our 2016 season,” notes Bill Zafiros, co-founder of Smooth Jazz New York. “We’ve curated an exciting array of jazz and R&B artists to perform this season with the added perk of the breathtaking harbor views that have come to make the Smooth Cruises so popular for almost two decades.”

THE 2016 SMOOTH CRUISE SCHEDULE:

Wed., July 13: Jonathan Butler & Gerald Albright
Wed., July 27: BWB with Norman Brown, Kirk Whalum & Rick Braun
Wed., August 3: The return of Down to the Bone
Wed., August 10: Rachelle Ferrell & Rahsaan Patterson
Wed., August 17: Najee & Alex Bugnon
Wed., August 24: Roy Ayers & Nick Colionne
Wed., August 31: Freddie Jackson & Eric Darius

The spacious Hornblower Infinity features an open bow, covered sky deck and over-sized windows that provide endless opportunities to enjoy sights of New York Harbor as guests enjoy the music of world-renowned artists. The yacht features spacious exterior sun decks and includes climate controlled interior decks with multiple dance floors, enabling the cruises to sail rain or shine.

The Smooth Cruises offer food and beverage service at an additional charge. A buffet dinner may be purchased for an additional $30 and there are cash bars on multiple decks. Limited Premium Ticket Packages feature a separate boarding line, a premium buffet on a private dining deck, premium open bar, and a reserved seating section.

For information and tickets, visit SmoothJazzNewYork.com. Tickets are on sale now at Ticketweb.com and by phone at 1-866-468-7619. Prices start at $45 depending upon time of purchase and ticket level. Smooth Cruise Early Bird ticket pricing is currently in effect through 11:59pm on Friday, June 10. See the web site for ticket options, package pricing, available limited time discounts, and a discount parking links. The Smooth Cruises sell out quickly and so it is recommended that tickets be purchased early.

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Come join us along with thousands of Smooth Jazz Fans from all over the world for an experience you will remember forever. This will be one of the Hottest Jazz Festivals of the summer at one of the Hottest Venues in the U.S., “The Fontanel Mansion”. Enjoy on site dinning at Café Fontanella and Whites Creek Bistro. Also, enjoy sipping on a glass of wine at Natchez Hills Winery or bourbon and rum at Prichard’s Distillery with a good rolled cigar. Let’s not forget, listening to the very best jazz artist at Carl Black Chevy Woods Amphitheater At Fontanel. This will be an Jazz Festival Experience like non other. Come be a part of the 2016 Music City Jazz Festival June 2-4, 2016. Concerts, Wine & Cheese tastings, Bourbon & Cigar parings, Block Parties, Mingling with Jazz Enthusiast from all over the world and a Golf Tournament will be the experience of the Music City Jazz Festival. Let’s Jazz it Up!!!

The 3-day Music City Jazz Festival takes place June 2-4, 2016 and is hosted by Aysha.

Thursday, June 02, 2016 – 5:00 pm

features the MCJF Welcome to Nashville Kickoff Party at The Bridge Building, 2 Victory Ave, Nashville, Tennessee 37213.

Friday, June 03, 2016 – 6:00 pm

5pm — CC’s Summer Groove featuring Cindy Bradley & Chris Standring

6:10pm — Eric Darius

7:15pm — Vocalist Will Downing

8:30pm — Brian Culbertson

Saturday, June 04, 2016 – 6:00 pm

11am — Saxxy Soul featuring Jackiem Joyner & Vocalist Selina Albright

12:15pm — Kim Scott Block Party featuring vocalist Aysha & Julian Vaughn

1:20pm — Alex Bugnon

2:40pm — Summerset Groove featuring Joey Sommerville & Marion Meadows

4:10pm — Spyro Gyra

5:40pm — MC Jazz All Stars featuring Jonathan Butler & Gerald Albright

7:10pm — Pieces of a Dream

8:40pm — Boney James

Woods Amphitheater, 4225 Whites Creek Pike, Whites Creek, Tennessee 37189

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The Newport Beach Jazz Festival takes place June 3-5, 2016 and features: vocalist Michael McDonald, Brian Culbertson, vocalist Stephanie Mills, Average White Band, Gerald Albright, Jonathan Butler, Peter White, Paul Taylor, Euge Groove, Selina Albright, Jackiem Joyner, Phil Denny, Curtis Brooks, Karen Briggs, Gee Mack, The Bordeaux Brothers, Morgan James, Don Was and The Detroit Dukes.

Hyatt Regency, 1107 Jamboree Rd, Newport Beach, California 92660

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The Queen City Jazz Fest features: Vocalist Lalah Hathaway, Brian Culbertson, Gerald Albright.

Saturday, June 18, 2016 – 6:30 pm

Uptown Amphitheatre, 820 Hamilton St, Charlotte, North Carolina 28206