2022 Jacksonville Jazz Festival

Jazz fans, shimmy on over to the Jacksonville Jazz Festival! We can't wait for you to arrive.

Find Your Beat at the Jacksonville Jazz Fest!

The Jacksonville Jazz Festival is taking over your Memorial Day weekend, May 26 - 29, 2022. The festival will kick off with the Jacksonville Jazz Piano Competition on Thursday, May 26 followed by three days of live, free entertainment on two stages.

  • Stay tuned for updates on the Jazz Jam, performer announcements and more on the Jacksonville Jazz Festival social media channels and at jacksonvillejazzfest.com.


The Jacksonville Jazz Fest, which began in 1981, is one of the largest free jazz fests in the country. The festival is a spectacular event each and every year. To read more about the history of the festival and how it evolved over time, click here.

The Jazz Fest has attracted some of the biggest names in jazz over the course of its 40+ year history. Past performers have included:

  • Miles Davis
  • Tony Bennett
  • Kenny G
  • Herbie Hancock
  • Musiq Soulchild
  • Sebastian Mikael
  • Fantasia
  • Kem
  • Snark Puppy
  • Dr. John
  • Shiela E.
  • Trombone Shorty
  • Dianne Reeves
  • Big Bad Voodoo Daddy

Check out what's around the Jacksonville Jazz Fest!

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