Jazz Festival coming to Maymont

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A big announcement made today for Maymont Park. It will be the home to the first Richmond jazz festival.

Some of the biggest names in the industry, including Chaka Kahn are coming to Maymont next month for a two-day, multi-stage event.

In addition to the music, concert-goers will also enjoy wine tastings, and take tours of the Maymont grounds.

City leaders say the park's rolling, lush grounds will be a perfect backdrop for the event.

The jazz festival is August 14 and August 15, at Maymont.

Pre-sale tickets are $25 per day, $40 for a two-day pass.

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