Hampton Jazz Festival

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Country and Region United StatesVirginia
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Hampton, Virginia USA
Festival Contact Information

Mailing address:
Hampton Jazz Festival
c/o Hampton Coliseum
P. O. Box 7309
Hampton, VA 23666-0309 USA
Physical address:
Hampton Jazz Festival
c/o Hampton Coliseum
1000 Coliseum Drive
Hampton, VA 23666-0309 USA
Phone: (01) 757-838-5650
Fax: (01) 757-838-2595

Festival Description

Across Hampton Roads, jazz lovers have been flocking to the Hampton Jazz Festival for 31 years. Begun in 1969 by John Scott in collaboration with George Wein, Hampton University and the City of Hampton, the festival has featured a virtual “who’s who” of jazz, blues, gospel and pop performers ranging from the Basie and Ellington orchestras to Dave Brubeck, Gerry Mulligan, Miles Davis, Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles and B.B. King.

Festival Dates June 28 - 30, 2013
Festival Links


Festival Events:

Lineup 2013:
  • Friday, June 28
    • Gladys Knight
    • The O’Jays
    • KEM
    • Leela James
  • Saturday, June 29
    • Ralph Tresvant
    • Fantasia
    • George Benson
    • Forte Jazz Band featuring Brian Pinner
  • Sunday, June 30
    • Jill Scott
    • Tyrese
    • Ginuwine
    • Bob James and David Sanborn featuring Steve Gadd and James Genus


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Practical Info:

  • By phone
    (01) 757-838-1814, or (01) 757-838-2595


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