DC Jazz Festival Announces 2014 Travel Partners

April 22, 2014

DC Jazz Festival Announces 2014 Travel Partners

Renaissance Hotels, Amtrak, UBER offer exclusive deals for Festival-goers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 22, 2014 — The DC Jazz Festival® (DCJF) announced today that special discounted travel rates offered by the Renaissance Hotels, Amtrak and UBER are now available for it’s 10th anniversary event, which will be held June 24-29, 2014.

“Jazz fans can travel in style to and around Washington, D.C. with our superior and trusted travel partners Amtrak and UBER,” said David Gorodetksi, DCJF Board Member and COO of Sage Communications. “Out-of-town fans also have the opportunity to stay at the Renaissance Hotels for a discounted rate to enjoy top-tier accommodations and intimate live performances by top jazz talents on site.”

To celebrate its 10th anniversary, the DCJF is bigger and better than ever, featuring performances by internationally acclaimed artists including dual Grammy nominee Gregory Porter, Trombone Shorty, Yasiin Bey (aka Mos Def), Cyrus Chestnut, The Dizzy Gillespie Afro-Cuban Experience, Grammy nominee Snarky Puppy and The Brass-A-Holics, among numerous other outstanding artists.

Renaissance Hotels, the official hotel sponsor of the 2014 DCJF, will offer an exclusive discount off guestroom rates to Festival attendees June 26-30 with rates starting as low as $129 per night. With luxurious, historic and ultra-modern hotels conveniently located throughout downtown Washington, guests can effortlessly pick a Renaissance location with easy access to DCJF festivities. The Renaissance experience speaks to passionate travelers in search of authentic local experiences and is known for transporting guests into a life less ordinary through its historic and elegant properties. The hotels offer profoundly comfortable accommodations and unmatched customer service. Travelers can call 1 888-236-2427 to book or visit Renaissance Dupont Circle at http://bit.ly/RDupont or Mayflower Renaissance at http://bit.ly/MayflowerR.

In 2010, Renaissance Hotels inspired a new era in hotel-branded entertainment with a robust program including the best in local and emerging music, art, photography and more. During the upcoming festival, Renaissance Hotels and DCJF will present three complimentary happy hour performances:

Renaissance Dupont Circle – Sine Miedo – Wednesday, June 25, 5-8 p.m.

Mayflower by Renaissance – Marshall Keys – Thursday, June 26, 5-8 p.m.

Renaissance Downtown – Victor Provost – Friday, June 27, 5-8 p.m.

“We are thrilled to welcome both out-of-town and local jazz enthusiasts to celebrate the DC Jazz Festival’s 10th anniversary by offering exclusive performances at all three of our Renaissance Hotels in the nation’s capital city,” said Toni Stoeckl, Vice President for Renaissance Hotels.

Take Amtrak to the DC Jazz Festival and save 30 percent on a companion fare when you book now through December 16, 2014. Festival guests can visit www.amtrak.com/visitdc and use the “Book It Now” button to receive the companion fare discount. 

Take UBER to the DC Jazz Festival and take $20 off your first UBER ride (not valid for taxis) with promo code DCJAZZ. UBER will also give a $5 credit to the DCJF for every UBER ride, June 21-29, with promo code JAZZME.

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About the DC Jazz Festival: With more than 125 performances in nearly 60 venues, the DC Jazz Festival® (DCJF) is one of the largest music festivals in the country. A 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, the DCJF has experienced spectacular year-by-year growth, and celebrated its landmark 11th anniversary this year. As the fastest-growing jazz festival in the U.S., the DCJF celebrates America’s unique original art form during this international event that attracts jazz lovers from around the world to the nation’s capital. The DCJF also presents year-round programs with performances featuring local, nationally and internationally acclaimed artists. The DCJF's mission is to promote music, particularly jazz, education programs and actively support community outreach to expand and diversify its audience of jazz enthusiasts. The 2015 DCJF will take place June 10-16. For more information about the DCJF and upcoming programs, visit www.dcjazzfest.org.

The DC Jazz Festival® is a 501(c)(3) non-profit service organization. The DC Jazz Festival is sponsored, in part, with major grants from the Government of the District of Columbia, Muriel Bowser, Mayor; and, in part, by major grants from the Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation, Mayo Charitable Foundation, NEA Foundation, CrossCurrents Foundation, New Music USA, and with a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts and the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, an agency supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts; and by the City Fund, administered by The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region. ©2015 DC Jazz Festival. All rights reserved.