Atlanta Jazz Festival 2023

May 27-29, 2023 at Piedmont Park

Atlanta Jazz Festival 2017
Atlanta Jazz Festival 2023: One of the US's largest free jazz festivals returns.

One of the largest FREE jazz festivals in the country, the Atlanta Jazz Festival is an annual celebration of music, culture, and the art of jazz. The festival returns to historic Piedmont Park, in the heart of Midtown Atlanta, from Saturday, May 27 through Monday, May 29 from 11 am to 11 pm each day. Attendees will enjoy music featuring local, national, and international artists.

Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens announcing Atlanta Jazz Festival 2023:


Here’s the schedule in Piedmont Park:

Saturday, May 27

1 pm Lakecia Benjamin – jazz, funk, and R&B saxophonist
3 pm Tony Hightower – vocalist
5 pm David Sanchez – Latin jazz saxophonist
7 pm Samara Joy – vocalist
9 pm Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with trumpeter Wynton Marsalis

  • Late-Night Jazz Concert featuring singer/songwriter Cecily will take place at Park Tavern at 10 pm. This is a ticketed event, and reservations can be made on the festival website.

Sunday, May 28

1 pm Sélène Saint-Aimé – afro-French bassist and vocalist
3 pm Brandee Younger – contemporary jazz, soul, and funk harpist
5 pm Javon Jackson and the Gospel according to Nikki Giovanni – poet and saxophonist
7 pm José James – hip-hop infused jazz vocalist
9 pm Stanley Clarke – jazz fusion bassist

Monday, May 29

1 pm Satya – singer/songwriter
3 pm James Francies – pop influenced jazz pianist
5 pm Brenda Nicole Moorer – singer/songwriter
7 pm Chief Xian aTunde Adjuah (formerly Christian Scott) – trumpeter and jazz innovator
9 pm Ledisi – R&B and jazz vocalist

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