The 16th Annual

DC JazzFest

Thursday, September 24 :: 7:00PM ET

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2020 DC JazzFest Lineup

· Danilo Perez Trio with Ben Street & Adam Cruz · Matthew Whitaker Quartet · Baby Rose ·
· Frédéric Yonnet and The Band With No Name · Marc Cary · Ben Williams · Dado Moroni · Allyn Johnson & Sonic Sanctuary ·
· Christie Dashiell · The Chuck Brown Band · Herb Scott Cecily · Nasar Abadey Trio · Jack Kilby & The Front Line · Maimouna Youssef  · Heart of the Ghost · ¡FIASCO! · Heidi Martin · Giveton Gelin Quintet · Allison Au ·

2020 DCJazzPrix Finals 

Camilla George
EJB Quartet
Mike Casey
Reis-Demuth-Wiltgen Trio

The DCJazzPrix™ is an annual competition that brings together standout talent from around the world for a night of unforgettable performances. Unlike other performance-based contests, the DCJazzPrix™ puts a great deal of emphasis on the essential interactions between band members and recognizes these relationships as the core pursuit of the jazz aesthetic. Jazz, blues, R&B, and bounce bands from around the world are encouraged to apply. RSVP on Facebook and get ready for an unforgettable finale!

The DC Jazz Festival® (DCJF) is proud to announce the five bands selected by our panel of expert judges as the 2020 DCJazzPrix™ Finalists, all of whom will perform virtually on Sunday, September 27th at the DCJazzPrix Finals at Union Stage, 740 Water Street SW, as part of The 16th Annual JazzFest. They are: Camilla George, DreamRoot, The EJB Quartet, Mike Casey and The Reis-Demuth-Wiltgen Trio. Read more about the finalists before they strut their stuff on the global DC JazzFest stage.

About DC JazzFest

FANS is excited to work with DC JazzFest for its 16th Annual DC JazzFest. The festival will be streamed live from our Nation’s Capital from Thursday, September 24 through Monday, September 28 featuring world-class jazz programming to a global stage for the very first time. The lineup features some of the biggest names in jazz, showcasing international superstars alongside some exciting, homegrown talent.

Please consider donating to the DC Jazz Festival while you watch, only on FANS.COM. Donations directly support the DCJF Music Education Program, which provides free and low-cost education programs to over 2,500 DC Public and Charter School students, teachers, and their families, especially in underserved communities; and serves an additional 4,800 through Jazz ’n Families Fun Days, a prelude to our annual festival.