North of Orlando and East of Perry. (Metropolitan areas of Ocala, Gainesville, JAX, St. Augustine, Daytona, New Smyrna Beach)
Downtown, Jacksonville FL jacksonvillejazzfest.com (904)630-3690 Jacksonville Jazz Festival 2016, FREE, W/ VIP AVAILABLE. May 26-29, 2016 (Memorial Day Weekend); Friday, May 27: 4–11pm; Saturday, May 28: 1–11pm; Sunday, May 29: 1–10pm. Schedule TBA, Artists include: Jon Batiste & Stay Human, Snarky Puppy, Somi, The Yellow Jackets, Christian Scott - Atunde Adjuah, Aaron Diehl Quartet Feat. Warren Wolf, Cyrille Aimee, Benny Golson, Dizzy Gillespie Afro-Cuban Experience Feat. Matchito Jr., Charenee Wade, Jamison Ross, Generation Next, John Lumpkin & The Covenant, Noel Friedline Quintet, Longineu Parsons Ensemble 5-6pm on Hemming Park Stage, and more TBA. Other related events include Jacksonville Jazz Fest Piano Competition(see listings), Jazz Clinic(see listings), Jazz Fest After Dark, and Omni Sacred Jazz Brunch(see listings). MAP
Omni Jacksonville Hotel: 245 Water Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202 Jacksonville Jazz Festival 2016's Omni Sacred Jazz Brunch. $34.95/person, TICKETS. 11am-2pm, Sunday, May 29: Noel Freidline Quartet. MAP
Ritz Theatre and Museum: 829 N. Davis St., Jacksonville, FL 32202 ritzlavilla.com (904)807-2010 Jacksonville Jazz Festival 2016 Jazz Clinic. Free, but must REGISTER. 10am-Noon, Saturday, May 28: Space is limited for this unique and personal experience so register today! Participants are strongly encouraged to bring their own instruments. MAP
Palatka Downtown: Palatka FL 32178 bluecrabfestival.com (386)325-4406 Palatka Blue Crab Festival, May 29: Bridget Kelly Band.
Stephen Foster State Park: 11016 Lillian Saunders Drive White Springs, FL 32096 www.floridastateparks.org/folkfest (877)635-3655 Florida Folk Festival, May 26-30: Belmont & Jones, Bridget Kelly Band and other various and sundry performers. MAP
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