RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Jill Scott, Michael McDonald, and The Wailers are among several big names coming to the 4th annual Richmond Jazz Festival, organizers announced Tuesday.
The festival has quickly grown to become one of the largest on the East Coast, bringing world-renowned artists alongside local and regional talent. This year's edition will be held August 10 and 11, once again at Maymont with wine tastings, a bistro area, vendors and an artist meet and greet area. A Homegrown at the Hipp event will kick off the festival on August 9 at the Hippodrome Theater.
Tickets go on sale Wednesday, with Saturday and Sunday passes selling for $60 each through August 1. Weekend passes are $110 prior to August 1.
Here's the line-up for August 10 and 11:
Saturday - Maymont, 1700 Hampton Street, Richmond, VA 23220
Peter White, David Benoit, David Pack
Joe Sample and Randy Crawford
Big Sam's Funky Nation
Jason Maron and the Bandwagon
Central Virginia Jazz Orchestra
Sunday - Maymont, 1700 Hampton Street, Richmond, VA 23220
Dr. John and the Nite Trippers
Chick Correa and the Vigil
Dee Dee Bridgewater
BWB (Norman Brown, Kirk Whalum, Rick Braun)
Soul of Summer (Jonathan Butler, Sheila E and Elan Trotman)