WASHINGTON, D.C. March 12, 2015 The fastest growing jazz festival in the U.S., the DC Jazz Festival® (DCJF), today announced that tickets will go on sale at noon on March 13 for DC JazzFest at The Hamilton Live co-presented by The Washington Post. In addition to concerts at the Hamilton Live, the festival will welcome a diverse selection of renowned and emerging artists at a wide array of venues across the District, June 10-16.
We are delighted to offer advance ticket sales opportunities for our stellar lineup at the Hamilton Live, which is especially advantageous for our constituents who want to get out in front of the curve and ensure themselves a place in the house for this remarkable array of talent, said DCJF Artistic Director Willard Jenkins.
As the largest and most diverse music festival in the nations capital, the DCJF reaches more than 60,000 visitors of all ages each year.
Tickets go on sale March 13 for DC JazzFest at The Hamilton Live co-presented by The Washington Post, featuring seven nights of exciting, eclectic performances from an array of acclaimed artists: The Bad Plus Joshua Redman, Snarky Puppy, Jack DeJohnette Trio featuring Ravi Coltrane and Matthew Garrison, John Scofield Uberjam Band, Paquito DRivera, Stanton Moore, Edmar Castenada, and Charlie Hunter. The full schedule with show times and ticket links is as follows:
6/10 Doors 6:30 pm/Show 7:30 pm: John Scofield Uberjam Band featuring Andy Hess, Avi Bortnick & Tony Mason
6/11 Doors 6:30 pm/Show 7:30 pm: Paquito D'Rivera Quintet with special guest Edmar Castenada
6/12 Doors 7:00 pm/Show 8:30 pm: The Bad Plus Joshua Redman
6/13 Doors 6:30 pm/Show 7:30 pm: Jack DeJohnette Trio featuring Ravi Coltrane and Matthew Garrison (early show)
6/13 Doors 9:30 pm/Show 10:30 pm: Jack DeJohnette Trio featuring Ravi Coltrane and Matthew Garrison (late show)
6/14 Doors 6:30 pm/Show 7:30 pm: Stanton Moore Trio / Charlie Hunter
6/15 Doors 6:30 pm/Show 8:00 pm: An Evening with Snarky Puppy
6/16 Doors 6:30 pm/Show 8:00 pm: An Evening with Snarky Puppy
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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 Americas unique original art form during this international event that attracts jazz lovers from around the world to the nations 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.