MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR OUR 22ND ANNUAL CAPITAL JAZZ FEST, SCHEDULED FOR JUNE 6-8, 2014. THE TALENT LINEUP WILL BE ANNOUNCED ON MONDAY, MARCH 17, 2014. TICKETS WILL GO ON SALE ON SATURDAY, MARCH 22, 2014. STAY TUNED TO THIS WEBSITE, AND OUR FACEBOOK PAGE IN THE COMING WEEKS FOR MORE DETAILS.
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. The 2013 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 the video below to see highlights from the 2013 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 Costa Rica, Panama, and The Cayman Islands
October 18-26, 2014
Coming June 6-8, 2014!