Savannah Jazz Festival 2018Savannah Jazz Festival 2018 continues the long standing tradition of bringing some of the world’s best jazz players to historic Savannah. Sep 23rd through the 29th, 2018.

Savannah Jazz Festival is a free, week-long series of performances celebrating America’s music: jazz. This year’s festival will such jazz luminaries as Bernie Williams, Eric Gales, Chuck Leavell, Christone “Kingfish” Ingram, and many others.

One of the best things about Jazz Fest is that performances are spread throughout the week and various venues around town. This schedule makes it that much easier to catch a show or two even if you’re not here for the entire week.

2018 Savannah Jazz Festival Lineup

Sep 23 at Mansion of Forsyth Park, 700 Drayton Street
3pm – Savannah Country Day School Jazz Ensemble
3:40pm – Savannah Arts Academy Skylite Jazz Band
4:15pm – Savannah State Jazz Ensemble
5pm – Georgia Southern Jazz Ensemble
5:40pm – TDB
6:40pm – Teddy Adams’ All Star Jam Session

Sep 24 at Lucas Theatre, 32 Abercorn Street
7:30pm – Clint Eastwood’s Johnny Mercer: The Dream’s on Me

Sep 25 at Lucas Theatre, 32 Abercorn Street
7pm – The Ben Tucker Alumni Band

Sep 26 at The Stage On The Bay, 1200 West Bay Street
7pm – Latin People Time Salsa Band

Sep 27 at Forsyth Park, Drayton Street
6pm – Savannah State Wesleyan Gospel Choir
7pm – Eric Culberson Band
8:15pm – Christone “Kingfish” Ingram
9:30pm – Eric Gales
11pm – Jam Session at Rancho Alegre Restaurant: 402 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd.

Sep 28 at Forsyth Park, Drayton Street
6pm – Bryce Eastwood Band
7pm – University of North Florida #1 Jazz Ensemble
8:15pm – Peter Fish
9:30pm – Bernie Williams
11pm – Jam Session at De Soto Hotel Ballroom: 15 E Liberty Street

Sep 29 at Forsyth Park, Drayton Street
4:30pm – Fort Benning Army Maneuver Center of Excellence Band
6pm – Brian Miller
7pm – Jane Bunnett and Maqueque
8:15pm – Savannah Jazz Hall of Fame, Tribute to Ben Riley
9:30pm – Chuck Leavell “Chuck Gets Big” with Savannah Jazz Orchestra
11pm – Jam Session at De Soto Hotel Ballroom: 15 E Liberty Street

Savannah Jazz Festival 2018

September 23 – 29
All Savannah Jazz Festival performances feature on-site food and drink vendors. Visit for more information.

Savannah Jazz Festival Lodging
Make McMillan Inn your home away from home whenever you’re in Savannah! Our Savannah B&B is located downtown in Savannah’s historic district. This puts you within walking distance of most Savannah Jazz Festival venues – as well as some of the best of Savannah. Twelve luxurious guestrooms and our Carriage House await your arrival. Book your stay at McMillan Inn today!