The Atlanta Jazz Festival (hosted by the City of Atlanta) is celebrated the entire month of May at several venues in Atlanta. The festival ends with multiple concerts on Memorial Day Weekend at Piedmont Park in Atlanta.
2023 ATLANTA JAZZ FESTIVAL LINEUP
FRIDAY, MAY 26TH, 2023
8:00 PM- The Apollo's Production of THE BLUES AND IT'S PEOPLE- This is a ticketed event that will be at the Atlanta Symphony Hall. Tickets can be purchased on the festival website.
SATURDAY, MAY 27TH, 2023
1:00 PM- LAKECIA BENJAMIN -jazz, funk, and R&B saxophonist
3:00 PM- TONY HIGHTOWER -vocalist
5:00 PM- DAVID SANCHEZ -Latin jazz saxophonist
7:00 PM- SAMARA JOY -vocalist
9:00 PM- JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER ORCHESTRA WITH WYNTON MARSALIS
10:00 PM- LATE NIGHT JAZZ CONCERT featuring CECILY- This is a ticketed event, and reservations can be made on the festival website.
SUNDAY, MAY 28TH, 2023
1:00 PM- SÉLÈNE SAINT-AIMÉ -afro-French bassist and vocalist
3:00 PM- BRANDEE YOUNGER -contemporary jazz, soul, and funk harpist
5:00 PM- JAVON JACKSON AND THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO NIKKI GIOVANNI -poet and saxophonist
7:00 PM- JOSE JAMES -hip-hop infused jazz vocalist
9:00 PM- STANLEY CLARKE -jazz fusion bassist
MONDAY, MAY 29TH, 2023
1:00 PM- SATYA -singer/songwriter
3:00 PM- JAMES FRANCES -pop influenced jazz pianist
5:00 PM- BRENDA NICOLE MOORER -singer/songwriter
7:00 PM- CHIEF XIAN ATUNDE ADJUAH (formerly Christian Scott) -trumpeter and jazz innovator
9:00 PM- LEDISI -R&B and jazz vocalist
Above is the 2023 Atlanta Jazz Festival line up for the Memorial Day weekend only.
For the complete list of artists for the entire month of May, go to: atljazzfest.com
Atlanta Jazz Festival is one of the largest FREE jazz festivals in the country. An annual celebration of the music, culture, and art of jazz throughout the entire month of May and culminates each Memorial Day weekend, with an outdoor festival featuring jazz artists from all over the world.
The Atlanta Jazz Festival's mission is to expose and entertain a diverse audience of Jazz aficionados, young Jazz enthusiasts, and aspiring musicians to the rich heritage and variety of Jazz as an authentic form of American music.
Atlanta Jazz Festival is produced by the City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs.
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