10th Annual Richmond Jazz and Music Festival at Maymont slated for Aug. 8-11
6/7/2019, 6 a.m.
Jill Scott. Stanley Clarke. Maze featuring Frankie Beverly. Big Boi. Terence Blanchard featuring the E-Collective. Cameo. Ledisi.
Those are just a few of the performers scheduled for the 10th Annual Richmond Jazz and Music Festival at Maymont.
The event, produced by JMI and renamed and expanded to feature blues, R&B, soul, hip-hop and funk, will take place Thursday, Aug. 8, through Sunday, Aug. 11, with the main events taking place Saturday and Sunday at Maymont, the outdoor park at 1700 Hampton St. in Richmond’s West End.
Single day passes for Saturday and Sunday are $72, not including fees, through June 14. Beginning June 15, single day passes are $85. Passes for both days are $140.
A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit the Maymont Foundation and Blue Stone Education Foundation.
The festival kicks off with free music at the Dominion Energy Jazz Café at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 200 N. Arthur Ashe Blvd., and at Hardywood Park Craft Brewery, 2408 Ownby Lane, where a food truck court will be set up.
“Homegrown at the Hipp” will feature a special performance by PJ Morton at the Hippodrome Theater, 528 N. 2nd St. Tickets start at $35.
A new addition to the festival will be “An Evening with Gregory Porter,” Friday, Aug. 9, at Dominion Energy Center’s Carpenter Theater, 600 E. Grace St. Tickets start at $48.
Details, including information about the lineup and ticket prices: www.richmondjazzandmusicfestival.com or (804) 625-3454.