Your Guide to the Detroit Jazz Festival

Round up a quartet of your own and head down to Hart Plaza and Campus Martius for the 38th Annual Detroit Jazz Festival over Labor Day weekend! The four-day, four-stage jazz fest kicks off on Sept. 1 with a jam sesh led by hometown saxophonist George Benson and sounds you’ll dig!

The chosen ones with chops:

Sept. 1

Wayne Shorter Quartet featuring Danilo Pérez, John Patitucci and Brian Blade
Miles Mosley
Herbie Hancock
George (Sax) Benson Detroit Jam Session

Sept. 2

HUDSON Jack DeJohnette, Larry Grenadier, John Medeski and John Scofield

Dee Dee Bridgewater

Theo Croker Quintet

Chucho Valdés Joe Lovano Quintet

Donny McCaslin

Sept. 3

Henry Butler & the Jambalaya Band

Cameron Graves

Benny Golson

Sean Jones Quintet

John Beasley: MONK’estra

Sept. 4

Vijay Iyer

Regina Carter: Simply Ella

Stanley Clarke

Perla, Adam Niewood, Adam Nussbaum

Jason Marsalis Vibes Quartet

Johnny O’Neal Trio

 

Nearest Parking Garages:

500 Woodward Ave - $10 (0.2 mi away)

160 E. Congress St. - $10 (0.2 mi away)

419 E. Fort St. - $10 (0.4 mi away)

1001 Brush St. - $10 (0.4 mi away)

231 Gratiot Ave. - $10 (0.5 mi away)

 
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