May 26-28, 2017 // memorial day weekend


  • Alex Lattimore

    Alex Lattimore

    Jazz and Smooth Soul Saturday, May 28 | 6:30pm | Local Stage A native of a city known for its great arts scene, Chicago, Illinois, Alex Lattimore is no stranger... [READ MORE]

  • Anonymous-DaBand

    Anonymous DaBand

    Sunday, May 29 | 2:30pm | Local Stage Atlanta’s #1 Teen Instrumental Band! Known predominately for their smooth urban jazz sound, Anonymous DaBand is a multi-talented boy band made up... [READ MORE]

  • Assaf-Kehati

    Assaf Kehati

    Trio Sunday, May 29 | 1:30pm | International Stage Who is Assaf? Assaf Kehati is a Brooklynite jazz guitarist and composer. He is dedicated to his craft, has a keen... [READ MORE]

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    Band Room Nation

    Sunday, May 29 | 12:30pm | Local Stage Jazz is alive and well and burning within the youth of our Atlanta area young jazz musicians. Band Room Nation’s newest... [READ MORE]

  • Camila-Mezza

    Camila Meza

    Saturday, May 28 | 1:30pm | International Stage The New York Times has described her as “A bright young singer and guitarist with an ear for music of both folkloric... [READ MORE]

  • Chandra-Currelley

    Chandra Currelley

    Sunday, May 29 | 6:30pm | Local Stage Chandra is a smooth, cool & sultry, chocolate powerhouse, at the same time syncopated and improvisational! That’s what you get when you see... [READ MORE]

  • Chargaux


    Saturday, May 28 | 1:00pm | Main Stage From the moment they met serendipitously near Berklee College of Music in Boston, Charly & Margaux formed a string duo that alters the reputation... [READ MORE]

  • Daby-Toure

    Daby Touré

    Sunday, May 29 | 5:30pm | International Stage “Everyone’s favourite Paris-based Mauritanian singer- songwriter is back. With his wideranging voice, virtuosic guitar work, and knack for songwriting, ‘Amonafi’ repositions Daby as a... [READ MORE]

  • Eliane-Elias

    Eliane Elias

    Sunday, May 29 | 7:30pm | International Stage Pianist/singer/songwriter Eliane Elias is known for her distinctive and immediately recognizable musical style which blends her Brazilian roots and her sensuous, alluring... [READ MORE]

  • Enoch


     IS Real Saturday, May 28 | Time TBD | Main Stage Metaphysical musician, producer, and deejay, Enoch IS Real is the go-to-guy for a cosmic occasion. His spin style is a combination... [READ MORE]

  • Etienne-Charles

    Etienne Charles

    Saturday, May 28 | 7:30pm | International Stage Etienne Charles is the Assistant Professor of Jazz Trumpet at Michigan State University. Hailed by New York Times as “an auteur” and... [READ MORE]

  • Eugenie-Jones

    Eugenie Jones

    Sunday, May 29 | 3:00pm |Main Stage “Impressive remarkable artist beaming with confidence and authority!” K. Silsbee/Down Beat “A lady of many talents, composer, arranger, skillful vocalist, easy to love,”... [READ MORE]

  • Gregory-Porter

    Gregory Porter

    Sunday, May 29 | 9:00pm | Main Stage An artist whose music is at once timeless yet utterly of its time, Gregory Porter solidifies his standing as his generation’s most... [READ MORE]

  • Hypnotic-Brass-Ensemble

    Hypnotic Brass Ensemble

    Saturday, May 28 | 9:00pm | Main Stage The HYPNOTIC BRASS ENSEMBLE is a family band consisting of seven blood brothers who began their musical training at the tender ages... [READ MORE]

  • Jamison-Ross

    Jamison Ross

    Saturday, May 28 | 7:00pm | Main Stage The Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz introduced Jamison Ross as an incredible young drummer in 2012 after he won the Thelonious Monk International... [READ MORE]

  • Joe-Alterman

    Joe Alterman

    Sunday, May 29 | 4:30pm | Local Stage In a recent interview with Brian Lehrer on WNYC, legendary journalist Nat Hentoff stated, “The last piece I did for them [The... [READ MORE]

  • JOI_460x460


    Friday, May 27 | 9:00pm | Main Stage As a trailblazer and a maverick, the genre-morphing singer, songwriter and producer, JOI, has always been ahead of the mainstream cultural and artistic landscape.... [READ MORE]

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    King Ace Beats

    Saturday, May 28 | Time TBD | Main Stage King Ace Beats arrived in Atlanta in 1996 on a full scholarship to Morehouse College for two degrees: one in Corporate Finance... [READ MORE]

  • kpv2

    KP The Great

    Friday, May 27 | Main Stage Photo by Maria Thomas. Kawan Prather, also known to many in the music industry as “KP”, is the Head of Music at Pharrell Williams’... [READ MORE]

  • Mabu-Brad-Young-Jr

    Mabu’s Ark Band

    Saturday, May 28 | 4:30pm | Local Stage Mabu’s Ark Band is an eclectic musical group that performs soul, jazz, Reggae, fusion jazz, Caribbean and African music. Mabu Brad... [READ MORE]

  • Mette-Henriette

    Mette Henriette

    Saturday, May 28 | 5:30pm | International Stage A composer and saxophonist, yes, but her clear artistic visions span far beyond these borders. Mette Henriette was born in the north of... [READ MORE]

  • Navy-Pride-2015

    Navy Band Southeast V.I.P. Protocol Combo

    Sunday, May 24 | 1:00pm | Main Stage Navy Band Southeast’s Jazz Combo performs a variety of standards and instrumental popular music. They are sure to... [READ MORE]

  • Next-Collective

    Next Collective

    Friday, May 27 | 7:00pm | Main Stage Alto saxophonist Logan Richardson (born 1980) was by the age of sixteen already featured in the Kansas City Symphony Orchestra in his... [READ MORE]

  • RialtoJazzKids

    Rialto Jazz for Kids

    Saturday, May 28, Local Stage 12:30 PM | Rialto Jazz for Kids is an ongoing series of comprehensive jazz education programs for elementary and middle-school aged students throughout... [READ MORE]

  • RialtoYouthJazzOrchestra

    Rialto Youth Jazz Orchestra

    Saturday, May 28 | 2:30pm | Local Stage The Rialto Youth Jazz Orchestra was founded in the June 2011 by its Director, Dr. Gordon Vernick.  The RYJO program... [READ MORE]

  • Russell-Gunn

    Russell Gunn Quartet

    Saturday, May 28 | 11:00pm | Late Nite Jazz Jam If one were attempting to design a prototype for the quintessential contemporary musician, trumpeter/fluegelhornist/composer Russell Gunn is the model.... [READ MORE]



    Sunday, May 29 | 3:30pm | International Stage Tatran (formed 2011, Israel) are an eclectic instrumental power trio, with musical influences that range from modern jazz, rock, classical music, folk, avant-garde,... [READ MORE]

  • Benny-Golson

    The Benny Golson Quartet

    Sunday, May 29 | 7:00pm |Main Stage Multitalented and internationally famous jazz legend, – a composer, arranger, lyricist, producer – and tenor saxophonist of world note, Benny Golson... [READ MORE]

  • Headhunters

    The Headhunters

    Sunday, May 29 | 5:00pm | Main Stage Located at the infectious crossroads of funk and jazz, is the internationally acclaimed band, The Headhunters. Forty years in the industry has... [READ MORE]

  • Theo-Croker

    Theo Croker

    Saturday, May 28 | 5:00pm | Main Stage Theo Croker is a trumpeter, vocalist, composer, and bandleader whose powerful and eclectic take on modern jazz pays respect to the tradition of the music... [READ MORE]

  • Tomeka-Reid

    Tomeka Reid

    Saturday, May 28 | 3:00pm | Main Stage [Photo by Tony Smith] Chicago based cellist, composer and educator, Tomeka Reid has been described as “a remarkably versatile player,” (Howard Reich, Chicago... [READ MORE]