The Atlanta Jazz Festival is FREE and open to the public. Here\u2019s the schedule in Piedmont Park: Friday, May 22 Main Stage: 7:00 pm Mad Satta 9:00 pm Thundercat Saturday, May 23 Local Stage: 12:30 pm Tri-Cities High School Jazz Band 2:30 pm Jessie Davis & the Nebraska Jones Experiment 4:30 pm Kenosha Kid 6:30 pm Wolfpack ATL International Stage: 1:30 pm North Atlanta Center for the Arts Jazz Band 3:30 pm Dida 5:30 pm Banda Magda 7:30 pm Alfredo Rodriguez Trio Main Stage: 1:00 pm Contemporary Violinist Daniel D. 3:00 pm The Rad Trads 5:00 pm Marcus Strickland Twi-Life 7:00 pm Otis Brown III 9:00 pm Derrick Hodge Sunday, May 24 Local Stage: 12:30 pm Joe Gransden and his Big Band 2:30 pm Mastery 4:30 pm Jeff Sparks 6:30 pm Tony Hightower International Stage: 1:30 pm Fernanda Noronha 3:30 pm Strings from Haiti 5:30 pm Emrah Kotan 7:30 pm Arturo O\u2019Farrill & The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra Main Stage: 1:00 pm Navy Band Southeast: VIP Protocol Combo 3:00 pm Four Women: A Tribute to Nina Simone - Featuring Kathleen Bertrand, Julie Dexter, Rhonda Thomas and Terry Harper 5:00 pm Nettwork Trio: Charnett Moffett, Stanley Jordan, and Jeff \u201cTain\u201d Watts 7:00 pm Diane Schuur 9:00 pm Pharoah Sanders Quartet featuring Kurt Rosenwinkel Piedmont Park The festival returns to historic Piedmont Park, nestled in the heart of Midtown Atlanta. \tADMISSION. The event is FREE and open to the public. \tDATES & HOURS. Festival hours in Piedmont Park are Friday, May 22 from 6 -11 pm; Saturday, May 23 from 11 am-11 pm and Sunday, May 24 from 11 am-11 pm. \tMULTIPLE STAGES.\u00a0 Enjoy music featuring Local, National and International Artists. \tKIDZONE.\u00a0 The KidZone area will offer games and interactive play for all ages. \tSHOPPING & FOOD VENDORS. A wide variety of food vendors will tempt your taste buds with BBQ, gyros, burgers, Caribbean foods and more!\u00a0 Browse the booths for unique items including art, clothing and jewelry. \tPARK RULES. There will be NO GRILLING, NO PETS and NO STAKING OF TENTS allowed in Piedmont Park during the festival. \tLOCAL TRANSPORTATION. The easiest way to come to the festival is to take MARTA: www.itsMARTA.com. Sponsors for this year\u2019s Atlanta Jazz Festival include Bank of America, PUBLIX, PNC Bank, Loews Atlanta Hotel, MARTA, Cantoni, The Coca-Cola Company and the Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau. Social Media: Find out about all the latest festival news, enter contests, and join the conversation!\u00a0 We\u2019re on Facebook: AtlantaJazzFestival; Twitter: AtlantaJazzFest andInstagram: Atlanta Jazz Festival. The 38th Annual Atlanta Jazz Festival is presented by the City of Atlanta Mayor\u2019s Office of Cultural Affairs. The mission of the Atlanta Jazz Festival is to educate and entertain a diverse audience of jazz fans and to nurture the next generation of jazz musicians. The festival is partially supported by Atlanta Jazz Festival Inc, a 501(c)(3) cultural, non-profit.\u00a0 Visit the official web site at www.atlantafestivals.com for performance schedules and more information.