WASHINGTON, DC- JUNE 23, 2017- The DC Jazz Festival (DC JazzFest) and Atlas PAC present Michael Bowie & the Blast for the world premiere of You Haven't Done Nothin' (YHDN) at the Atlas Performing Arts Center, Wednesday, June 28 at 7:30 PM. DC bassist and musical director, Michael Bowie will bring artists and audience together in a dynamic, multimedia "live video" performance exploring themes of social justice, freedom, and the human toll on oppression.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - JUNE 14, 2017 - To conclude its widely popular 10-day festival, The DC Jazz Festival® (DC JazzFest) will return to the Capitol Riverfront at Yards Park June 16-18, for its highly anticipated outdoor showcase - Events DC Presents: DC JazzFest at the Yards. DC JazzFest at the Yards is one of many standout events put on by the DC Jazz Festival that epitomizes their recognition as the country's fastest growing jazz festival.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - JUNE 7, 2017 - The DC Jazz Festival is mere days away from welcoming a cornucopia of locally, nationally, and internationally acclaimed artists into a vast array of venues around the nation's capital, offering live entertainment from June 9-18.
From the Founder of the DC Jazz Festival - "Founding Family Favorite Picks" for this Year's Festival
Festival Prelude Celebrates Jazz and the Visual Arts, June 3 and 4
It's a Jazz Takeover as Neighborhood Venues Host Performances Citywide
National competition recognizes and supports top rising jazz band talent
Fascinating Rhythm (and Intern Reflection)
By Lily Barsanti, Program Assistant
Although not long, my time interning for the DC Jazz Festival has been full of exciting responsibilities and learning experiences. The staff at the Festival has proven to me and fellow intern Anna Stackhouse that the only way to truly learn the ropes of the “biz” is through experience.
High Notes of the 2017 DC JazzFest
By Willard Jenkins, Artistic Director
Our 2017 DC JazzFest was so chock full of artistic highlights, having to pick and choose from among them is a tough task! Here are my Top 10 DCJF ’17 artistic highlights – listed purely in date order:
Jazz ‘n Families Fun Days