Music Festivals

Capital Jazz Fest 2018

 March 16, 2018

By  ExoticDJ

This year’s edition of the Capital Jazz Fest will be the events’ 26th… That is almost as old as me!  Uh…yeah.

Anyway….If you know anything about the festival, you know that it is held in Columbia, Maryland and they usually have both Jazz and R&B artists on the bill.

This year, the Capital Jazz Fest 2018 will take place June 1st-3rd, and the scene will be the Merriweather Post Pavilion.

The lineup is packed – three days of great music. Let’s break it down for you:

Friday June 1st

Pavilion stage – showtime 7:30 (gates 6:30)

What?? You have not heard of Butterscotch?  OK

Friday June 1st

Late Night Jam Session – starts at 11:30 pm (doors at 11pm)

Marriott BWI Airport Hotel

Hosted By Marcus Miller

Saturday, June 2nd

Pavilion Stage – Showtime 12 noon (gates at 10am)

  • Diana Krall
  • Boney James
  • Rachelle Ferrell
  • Snarky Puppy
  • “Lean on Me”: A Tribute to Bill Withers featuring José James
  • Keiko Matsui
  • Jeff Bradshaw & Friends

Saturday, June 2nd

Symphony Woods Stage – Showtime 12 noon (gates at 10am)

  • Smokey Robinson
  • Fantasia
  • Keith Sweat
  • After 7
  • Dave Hollister
  • Liv Warfield & The NPG Hornz

Saturday, June 2nd

Old School Dance Party – starts at 10:30pm

Dance music and special performance by E.U.

Sunday, June 3rd

Pavilion Stage – Showtime 12 noon (gates at 10am)

  • Anita Baker
  • Bob James
  • Damien Escobar
  • Liz Wright
  • Michael Franks
  • “As You Are”: A Tribute to
    Phyllis Hyman
  • Moonchild

Saturday, June 2nd

Symphony Woods Stage – Showtime 12 noon (gates at 10am)

  • Larry Graham &
    Graham Central Station
  • Brandy
  • Joss Stone
  • Tevin Campbell
  • “Luther Re-Lives”: A Tribute to Luther Vandross
  • The Hamiltones

There will be several ticket options, including general admission and reserved seating.

Click here for Capital Jazz Fest 2018 ticket options




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