Norfolk Jazz Festival, Norfolk (VA), USA
Norfolk, Virginia is one of the most beautiful waterfront cities on the East Coast, and has been home to the popular Norfolk Jazz Festival for a long, long time. Now celebrating its 30th year, the Norfolk Jazz Festival will bring serious jazz enthusiasts together for two great days of memorable jazz performances on July 20-21, 2012. The event takes place in Town Point Park, along the beautiful downtown Norfolk Waterfront. It’s hard to imagine a more comfortable and relaxed setting for a major jazz festival. This year, fans can chill to the sounds of smooth jazz, under the stars, with some of the genre’s biggest and brightest lights. Highlights include performances on Friday night with saxophonists Jeff Kashiwa and Steve Cole, and Saturday performances from chart topping superstars, guitarist Peter White, trumpeter Rick Braun and saxophonists Gerald Albright and Everette Harp. The region’s longest running outdoor jazz festival, The Norfolk Jazz Festival also always features an impressive line-up of local and regional performers. For a weekend of guaranteed fun and memorable jazz, make sure you visit Norfolk, Virginia in July – for the 30th annual Norfolk Jazz Festival.