Our 22nd annual Capital Jazz Fest will take place on June 6-8, 2014 at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland and will feature nearly 30 national acts on two big stages. The Pavilion Stage features contemporary jazz and adult contemporary artists, whereas The Symphony Woods Stage showcases classic soul and alternative soul. The 2014 talent lineup includes Kem, Dianne Reeves, Rick Braun, Chaka Khan, Incognito, The O'Jays, Rachelle Ferrell, Faith Evans, Michael Franks, and many more, including a special 2-hour tribute to the legendary George Duke and a special "Friday Night Soul" concert featuring Erykah Badu and John Legend, plus our annual "Catch A Rising Star" showcase of up-and-coming jazz and soul music artists.
Each year in early June, tens of thousands of music lovers from throughout the country flock to the suburbs of Washington, D.C. to attend this weekend of cool jazz and soul — The Capital Jazz Fest. Started in 1993, this multi-day, multi-stage outdoor music festival, which attracts music lovers from 44 states, is more than just a concert, it's an event! It's a place to people-watch, eat, drink, shop, mingle, relax, soak in the rays, and of course hear some of the coolest music performed by artists whom you won't see anywhere else in the Washington-Baltimore area this summer.
In-between musical sets, enjoy fine art and crafts at the Festival Marketplace, culinary treats at the food court, plus artist workshops and meet & greets. And after the show, check out the late night after-parties.
So you think jazz radio has gotten a little too "smooth"? Then check out jazz that rocks on Capital Jazz Radio, a cool mix of groove-oriented jazz and instrumental funk, unlike anything you'll hear elsewhere. Streaming 24 hours a day in high-quality 128k stereo. Featured artists include Down to the Bone, Paul Hardcastle, Roy Ayers, Jeff Lorber, Incognito, Urban Knights, etc. New songs added weekly! Tune in now to Capital Jazz Radio at www.capitaljazz.com/radio. It's free! Hi-speed Internet connection required.
The Jazz Cruise With Soul!
8 days and nights of concerts, parties, jam sessions, games, dancing, and much more!
Sailing from Fort Lauderdale to Costa Rica, Panama, and The Cayman Islands
October 18-26, 2014
Coming June 6-8, 2014!