Jazz fans in the Washington, D.C. area are preparing to attend the 2019 edition of D.C. JazzFest at The Wharf scheduled for June 14-16, which will take place as part of the D.C. Jazz Festival kicking off Friday.
Located at 101 District Square SW, Washington, D.C. 20024, the event will be “celebrating 15 monumental years of Jazz in the nation’s capital,” as the guests get to enjoy the amazing view of the Anacostia River. The waterfront neighborhood also has a vibrant scene full of restaurants, shops and public spaces.
Throughout the festival, internationally recognized musicians, including Grammy award-winning ones will be performing, along with local artists.
“Come enjoy a weekend of true jazz takeover with a sparkling display of artistry, dancing, unique vendors, food & drink PLUS more!,” says the organizer Events D.C.
Just 4 more days for the great DC JazzFest takeover! The clock is ticking and you don't want to miss out. #DCJazzFest presented by @TheEventsDC has so much music of every taste! Get your tix NOW & check out all the FREE events. Visit https://t.co/hlvNhLMrkY pic.twitter.com/NB2fENYVs4
— DC Jazz Festival (@dcjazzfest) June 3, 2019
You can find part of the 2019 festival lineup below:
Joshua Redman Quartet with Aaron Goldberg, Reuben Rogers & Gregory Hutchinson, Cécile McLorin Salvant, Michael Franks, Terri Lyne Carrington & Social Science, Joey Alexander, Sean Jones Dizzy Spellz, Lean on Me: José James Celebrates Bill Withers, Stefon Harris & Blackout, Sharón Clark, Anat Cohen, Cornerstore, Ralph Peterson’s GenNext Big Band, Tarus Mateen & Beyond Genre, Allyn Johnson & Sonic Sanctuary, Witness Matlou Trio, Olli Soikkeli Trio, Evan Harris, Girls In Airports, DCJazzPrix Finalists, and many more.
Four main stages will be set up at D.C. JazzFest at The Wharf. While the events on the District and Transit Piers are free, the events at The Anthem are ticketed.