Baltimore Jazz Fest 2016

Druid Hill Park

Saturday, October 1

noon until 8:30 pm

A full day of Baltimore Jazz - music, food, drink, arts, education, and fun.

Free Admission!

Free Parking!

RAIN or SHINE! (within reason - see FAQ)

Baltimore Jazz Alliance is excited to announce the creation of Baltimore Jazz Fest — a free, family-friendly, full day of Baltimore jazz, held in beautiful Druid Hill Park in the heart of Baltimore City. Produced in partnership with Baltimore City Department of Recreation and Parks, the festival features a fantastic lineup of Baltimore talent, starting with some of the city's finest high school jazz musicians and moving through the day with a trove of local talent, including many of our most well-known and loved artists.

Featured Artists

the next generation of jazz

Dunbar Jazz Ensemble



Hot Club of Baltimore

Hot Club of Baltimore

Clarence Ward III

Clarence Ward III All Stars

Rumba Club

Rumba Club

Greg Hatza ORGANization

Greg Hatza ORGANization

Art Sherrod Jr.

Art Sherrod Jr.

and special feature

The “Baltimore Legends”

This amazing group brings together many of the titans of the Baltimore jazz scene in one fantastic act - you haven't seen the likes of this since the heyday of the Sportsmen's Lounge. Featuring:

Tim Harris, Bob Butta, Carlos Johnson, Dave Smith, Bobby Ward, Charles Funn, John Lamkin Sr., Clayton Mclendon, and Gary Richardson


With emcees Rufus Roundtree and Marcellus “The Bassman” Shepard


Adjacent to the H.P. Rawlings Conservatory, at Gwynns Falls Parkway and Beechwood Drive.