Richmond Jazz and Music Festival returning to Maymont

The event will be held Aug. 12 and 13
The Richmond Jazz and Music Festival is returning to Maymont on August 12 and 13.
Published: Jun. 26, 2023 at 6:42 PM EDT|Updated: Aug. 2, 2023 at 11:07 AM EDT
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RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - The Richmond Jazz and Music Festival is returning to Maymont on Aug. 12 and 13.

The festival will feature the legendary Chaka Khan, Saxophonist Kamasi Washington, Dave Koz and Friends Summer Horns with Candy Dulfer and Eric Darius. Plus, there will be performances by Coco Jones, Ledisi, Wale, Kirk Whalum, Joe, Lalah Hathaway, and MAJOR.

The festival will showcase a diverse lineup of talented artists across various genres on two stages, ensuring something for everyone to enjoy. From jazz and blues to funk, pop and R&B, the festival promises an eclectic mix of music that will resonate with devoted fans and newcomers alike.

It showcases musical talent and provides local cuisine and artisan vendors. Attendees can immerse themselves in the festival’s vibrant ambiance at Maymont and create lasting memories, fostering a deep sense of community.

“We couldn’t be more excited for the return of the Richmond Jazz and Music Festival to the heart of our vibrant city,” said Whitney White, Director of Account Management for JMI, the producers of the Richmond Jazz and Music Festival. “This promises to be one of the absolute best Jazz Festivals on the east coast. Music lovers will be treated to an incredible weekend of world-class performances, a celebration of the rich tapestry of jazz, and so much more.”

Altria, Dominion Energy, Virginia Tourism Radio One, Richmond Region Tourism, and NBC12 sponsor the event.

Tickets are now on sale. The event is expected to draw music enthusiasts from far and wide.

The festival takes place at Maymont on 1700 Hampton St. on Saturday, Aug. 12 and Sunday, Aug. 13.

For more information, including the complete lineup, ticket details and premium experience packages, visit here.