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Detroit Jazz Fest Plans For In-Person Live Audiences

Detroit Jazz Festival Plans for In-Person Audiences DETROIT The Detroit Jazz Festival presented by Rocket Mortgage, the world’s largest (and best) free jazz festival in the world, today unveiled plans for a return to in-person audiences at the annual Labor Day weekend event. The plans call for limited COVID-19 safety precautions and a revised festival...

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Press Release: Dee Dee Bridgewater, Herbie Hancock, Kenny Garrett, Omar Sosa, Gregory Porter, Abdullah Ibrahim Headline 2021 Detroit Jazz Festival

DETROIT – The Detroit Jazz Festival, the world’s largest (and best) free jazz festival in the world, tonight announced its lineup for Labor Day weekend during a livestream preview event that included live performances from the 2021 Artist-in-Residence Dee Dee Bridgewater, and celebrated Cuban pianist Omar Sosa. The Detroit Jazz Festival Livestream Preview Event presented...

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Virtual Detroit Jazz Festival Presented by Rocket Mortgage Garners Nearly One Million Viewers

Inaugural event attracts global audience Viewers from 32 countries participated in the festival   DETROIT – The Detroit Jazz Festival presented by Rocket Mortgage attracted a virtual global audience of nearly one million listeners/viewers during Labor Day weekend. Jazz enthusiasts — from across the country and in more than 30 countries – enjoyed the first-ever...

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Statement from Detroit Jazz Festival Foundation The recent killing of George Floyd, among countless other Black Americans, has reignited the issues of race and inequality in our world.  Their senseless deaths have reopened the world’s eyes to our ongoing struggles with society’s inequalities and injustices. The Detroit Jazz Festival family stands with those who are...

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39th Annual Detroit Jazz Festival Official Lineup

We are thrilled to announce the official lineup for the 39th Annual Detroit Jazz Festival, set for Labor Day weekend (8/31-9/3) 2018 in world-class Downtown Detroit. Get a breakdown of the festival schedule, and check out our festival-themed Spotify playlists to get excited in the meantime. And don’t forget, you can catch all other Detroit...

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For over 40 years, the Detroit Jazz Festival Foundation has celebrated Detroit’s rich history of jazz music by providing year-round concerts and educational programming, and of course, organizing the world’s largest free Jazz festival, featuring world-class talent, over Labor Day weekend.

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