Music Lineup Announced for the 2016 Atlanta Jazz Festival

by Rafeal Crawford

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Update Wednesday April 6th 2016 :Jazz artistKenzaburo Ishihara will not be performing on the International Stage due to prior engagement, but we will keep you posted on who the replacement will be.

The 39th Annual Atlanta Jazzfest lineup has been announced and it does not fall short of the genre’s who’s who. From the soulful groove of Gregory Porter, the hip-hop inspired brass of Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, Dungeon Family alum JOI, and the sensuous stylings of Brazilian songstress Eliane Elias, we’ve got a wide variety of jazz flavors on three stages. And admission is free! Make plans now to join us for the 39th Annual Atlanta Jazz Festival in Piedmont Park over Memorial Day Weekend, May 27-29.”

Here’s the complete lineup in Piedmont Park:

Friday, May 27

Main Stage:

7:00 pm Next Collective

9:00 pm JOI

Saturday, May 28

Local Stage:

12:30 pm Rialto Jazz for Kids All Stars

2:30 pm The Rialto Youth Jazz Orchestra (RYJO)

4:30 pm Mabu’s Ark Band

6:30 pm Alex Lattimore

International Stage:

1:30 pm Camila Meza

3:30 pm TATRAN

5:30 pmMette Henriette

7:30 pm Etienne Charles

Main Stage:

1:00 pm Chargaux

3:00 pm Tomeka Reid

5:00 pm Theo Croker

7:00 pm Jamison Ross

9:00 pm Hypnotic Brass Ensemble

Sunday, May 29

Local Stage:

12:30 pmBand Room Nation

2:30 pm Anonymous DaBand

4:30 pm Joe Alterman Trio

6:30 pm Chandra Currelley

International Stage:


3:30 pm Tumi Mogurosi

5:30 pm Daby Touré

7:30 pm Eliane Elias

Main Stage:

1:00 pm Navy Band Southeast: V.I.P Protocol Combo

3:00 pm Eugenie Jones

5:00 pm The Headhunters

7:00 pm Benny Golson

9:00 pm Gregory Porter

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