Posts Tagged ‘Richmond Jazz Festival’

It’s back! 2nd Annual Richmond Jazz Festival at Maymont!

Saturday, July 23rd, 2011

Make your plans today to attend the 2nd Annual Richmond jazz festival at Maymont.

2nd Annual Jazz Festival in Richmond August 11 - 14, 2011

The jazz starts on August 11th and continues through August 14th, 2011. Last year’s event was a wonderful outdoor music event spanning two days; this year’s will span 4 days!

Jazz kicks off on Thursday August 11th at the newly-renovated Hippodrome in Jackson Ward with local Richmond jazz groups performing  a program titled “Homegrown at the Hipp.”  Doors will open at 6 PM and include great local artists: Joye B Moore, Sharon Rae North, Forte Jazz Band, Shanta “Bunni” Jasper, J. Tucker, Anhayla Stanley, Eric Stanley, and Secret Society. General Admission $20. The Hippodrome is located at 528 North 2nd Street.

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Jazz Festival at Maymont Attracts Thousands

Monday, August 16th, 2010

The inaugural Richmond Jazz Festival, titled Jazz at Maymont, on Saturday August 14 and Sunday August 15 was such a success that it exceeded expectations.  Thousands attended the two-day event on the grounds of Maymont, where jazz greats like Chaka Khan, Chuck Magione, and Boney James, performed on two stages – along with some regionally acclaimed jazz musicians. (more…)

Jazz Festival Comes to Richmond

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010

Maymont is the site for the City of Richmond’s Jazz Fest on August 14 and 15. More than 25 artists, including Chaka Khan, Chuck Mangione, and Pancho Sanchez, are scheduled to perform. Festival artists will perform on 2 stages, over 2 days – showcasing primarily jazz with various genres to liven up the mix performed by local, national and international bands and artists. (more…)