The Atlanta Jazz Festival is regarded as one of the Country’s largest FREE jazz festivals. It is an annual musical showcase, celebrates jazz legends and up-and-coming jazz greats in venues throughout metropolitan Atlanta during the entire month of May. Culminating during each Memorial Day weekend, theÂ festival features show-stopping performances at Piedmont Park.
The Festival is produced by the City of Atlanta Office of Cultural Affairs, and it is FREE and open to the public.
It is the mission of the Atlanta Jazz Festival to expose and entertain a diverse audience of Jazz aficionados, young Jazz enthusiasts and aspiring musicians to the rich heritage and variety of Jazz as an authentic form of traditional music.
The Atlanta Jazz Festival provides the City with an opportunity:
- To unify Atlanta’s diverse population
- To celebrate Atlanta’s heritage
- to promote tourism
City of Atlanta Office of Cultural Affairs
233 Peachtree Street, NE | Harris Tower, 17th Floor
Atlanta, GA 30303