Savannah Jazz Fest 2019Get set for Savannah Jazz Fest 2019, the annual music celebration held in venues around Savannah, GA. This year’s event promises 27 free performances from an enviable selection of regional, national, and international jazz artists. September 22nd through the 28th, 2019.

2019 marks the 38th anniversary of the Savannah Jazz Festival, Savannah’s annual celebration of jazz music. The week-long event includes a variety of free jazz concerts held around town, such as the Lucas Theatre, the Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum, and Forsyth Park. A few of the venues will be charging a $10 fee to cover costs but most will be free.

Savannah Jazz Fest concerts include easy access to on-site food and drink vendors. This year’s festival will see pop-up shows on Tuesday and Wednesday at partner venues all over the city. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights feature the ever popular Late Night Jam sessions where you never know who will appear on stage. Maybe even you!

Savannah Jazz Fest 2019 Schedule

Sunday, September 22
2pm to 7pm – Savannah School Band Celebration at the Lucas Theatre
6pm to 8pm – Blues act TBD at Coaches Corner
7pm to 10pm – Teddy Adams and Cynthia Utterbach at the Good Times Jazz Bar

Monday, September 23
3pm to 5pm – Eric Jones Trio at the Airport
6:30pm to 8:30pm – Eric Jones and Cynthia Utterbach at the Mansion on Forsyth Park

Tuesday, September 24
7pm to 10pm – Howard Paul Quartet at The Perry Lane Hotel

Wednesday, September 25
6:30pm to 9:30pm – Latin Dance Party with Gino Castillo’s Big Salsa Band at Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum

Thursday, September 26
6pm – Savannah State Wesleyan Gospel Choir at Forsyth Park
7pm – Eric Culberson With Dolette McDonald at Forsyth Park
8:45pm – Sugar Ray Rayford at Forsyth Park
10:30pm to 12:30am – Late Night Jam at Rancho Alegre

Friday, September 27
5:45pm – University of North Florida Jazz Ensemble 1 at Forsyth Park
7pm – Dan Wilson at Forsyth Park
8:30pm – LPT at Forsyth Park
9:30pm – The Huntertones at Forsyth Park
11pm to 1am – Late Night Jam at De Soto Hotel

Saturday, September 28
4:30pm – U.S. Military Band TBD at Forsyth Park
5:45pm – Savannah Jazz Hall of Fame at Forsyth Park
7pm – Big Sam’s Funky Nation at Forsyth Park
8:15pm – Anat Cohen and guests at Forsyth Park
9:30pm – Vanessa Rubin with The Savannah Jazz Orchestra at Forsyth Park
11pm to 1am – Late Night Jam at Rancho Alegre

Learn more online at the Savannah Jazz Fest website or the festival Facebook page.

Savannah Lodging

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