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21st Annual Twin Cities Jazz Festival
June 20, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - June 22, 2019 @ 11:00 pm
The 21st annual Twin Cities Jazz Festival will be headlined this year by vocalist José James, vocalist Nnenna Freelon, the James Carter Organ Trio, saxophonist Grace Kelly, and bandleader and multi-instrumentalist Aurora Nealand with Tom McDermott, and more.
The weekend will kick off on Thursday, June 20 in partnership with Lowertown Sounds for a night of celebrating Cuban music by Mayito Rivera with Charanga Tropical and Jorge Luis Pacheco.
Friday continues with young saxophonist/singer Grace Kelly, and Minneapolis-born, New York-based singer José James; Saturday has Israeli percussionist/pianist Yogev Shetrit, Detroit-born reedman James Carter, Six-time GRAMMY Award nominee, vocalist Nnenna Freelon on the Hiway Federal Credit Union Main Stage in Mears Park. Festival attendees can look forward to music throughout the night in Lowertown clubs and restaurants all three nights of the Festival