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