March 16, 2007

15th Annual Capital Jazz Fest

CapitalJazzFest2007.jpgThis year's 15th annual Capital Jazz Festival starts already on Wednesday evening, as usual held at the Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland May 30 - June 3, 2007. Tickets are on sale now at all TicketMaster locations in the Washington/Baltimore area, including Macy's (formerly Hecht's) and Record & Tape Traders. Tickets are also available online at the festival's web site. More infos are available at www.capitaljazz.com.

The Capital Jazz Fest offers a premium selection of music from both jazz and soul/r&b genres delivering a great mix of music, additionally the event provides a beautiful outdoor atmosphere and lots more. Check out this year's great lineup!

Talent Lineup

Wednesday, May 30
7:30pm
George Benson & Al Jarreau, Gerald Albright

Thursday, May 31
7:30pm
Herbie Hancock, The Jazz Attack (featuring Rick Braun, Richard Elliot, Peter White, & Jonathan Butler)

Friday, June 1
7:30pm
Special event!
An Evening with Anita Baker

Saturday, June 2
12 noon-10pm
Pavilion Stage
The Jazzmasters (featuring Gregg Karukas, Shilts, & Chris Standring), David Sanborn, Brenda Russell, Bob James (with special surprise guest), Eric Darius, Ray Parker Jr.
Special guest emcee: Tommy Davidson

Symphony Woods Stage
War, Amel Larrieux, Kindred The Family Soul, Raul Midon, Musiq Soulchild

Plus the 4th annual Capital Jazz Challenge competition

Sunday, June 3
12 noon-10pm
Pavilion Stage
Dave Koz, The Brand New Heavies (featuring N'dea Davenport), Ramsey Lewis, Take 6, Najee, Nick Colionne, Diane Schuur
Special guest emcee: Tommy Davidson

Symphony Woods Stage
Isaac Hayes, The Original Blackbyrds (with special guest Kevin Toney), Vivian Green, Victor Fields, Hil St. Soul

Plus the 3rd annual Capital Jazz Poetry Slam

Posted by Peter Böhi at March 16, 2007 8:10 PM