THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO ATTENDED OUR 21ST ANNUAL CAPITAL JAZZ FEST IN JUNE 2013! WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING MANY OF YOU ON OUR 7TH ANNUAL CAPITAL JAZZ SUPERCRUISE IN NOVEMBER! ALSO, MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR OUR 22ND ANNUAL CAPITAL JAZZ FEST, SCHEDULED FOR JUNE 6-8, 2014. HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE!.
Our 21st annual Capital Jazz Fest took place on June 7-9, 2013 at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland and featured over 30 national acts on two big stages. The Pavilion Stage featured contemporary jazz and adult contemporary artists, whereas The Soul Stage (aka "The Party Stage") showcased classic soul and alternative soul. This year's talent lineup included Will Downing, Bob James & David Sanborn, Robert Glasper Experiment, Gerald Albright & Norman Brown, Jeffrey Osborne, Marcus Miller, Eric Benet, Dave Koz, Ledisi, and many more. CLICK HERE TO SEE THE FULL LINEUP.
Click the video below to see highlights from this year's festival. More video highlights are also available on our new Capital Jazz TV channel at www.capitaljazz.tv
Each year in early June, tens of thousands of music lovers from throughout the country flock to the suburbs of Washington, D.C. to attend this weekend of cool jazz and soul — The Capital Jazz Fest. Started in 1993, this multi-day, multi-stage outdoor music festival, which attracts music lovers from 44 states, is more than just a concert, it's an event! It's a place to people-watch, eat, drink, shop, mingle, relax, soak in the rays, and of course hear some of the coolest music performed by artists whom you won't see anywhere else in the Washington-Baltimore area this summer.
In-between musical sets, enjoy fine art and crafts at the Festival Marketplace, culinary treats at the food court, plus artist workshops and meet & greets. And after the show, check out the late night after-parties.
So you think jazz radio has gotten a little too "smooth"? Then check out jazz that rocks on Capital Jazz Radio, a cool mix of groove-oriented jazz and instrumental funk, unlike anything you'll hear elsewhere. Streaming 24 hours a day in high-quality 128k stereo. Featured artists include Down to the Bone, Paul Hardcastle, Roy Ayers, Jeff Lorber, Incognito, Urban Knights, etc. New songs added weekly! Tune in now to Capital Jazz Radio at www.capitaljazz.com/radio. It's free! Hi-speed Internet connection required.
The Jazz Cruise With Soul!
8 days and nights of concerts, parties, jam sessions, games, dancing, and much more!
Sailing from Fort Lauderdale to Aruba, Curacao, and La Romana (Dominican Republic), plus a special visit to the private island of Half Moon Cay
November 2-10, 2013
Doug E. Fresh
David Sanborn &
Kindred The Family Soul
The Ohio Players
Gerald Albright &
"Jazz In Pink"
The S.O.S. Band
Jammin’ Jay Lamont