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Free Jazz Performances at Lansing JazzFest 2018

July 2nd, 2018 by Corey A. Edwards

Lansing JazzFest 2018Ahoy jazz lovers – the 24th annual Lansing JazzFest is set for August 3rd and 4th, 2018! This popular festival of great jazz performances sees local, regional, and national acts pulling out all the stops in the streets of Lansing’s Old Town.

Lansing JazzFest brings two full days of jazz and fun to Old Town Lansing. The event always attracts large crowds of 7,000 plus to hear free, live performances of often new and rare jazz.

Though the music is definitely the focus, that’s not all there is to the event! JazzFest also includes an booth-city of vendors selling excellent fresh food, arts and crafts, jewelry, clothing, accessories, and more. You’ll also have the chance to grab a seat in The Turnaround Lounge.

The Turnaround Lounge will be selling wine pours, along with both canned and draft beers. Further, the Turnaround Lounge is a prime location to enjoy music from both JazzFest’s main stages. A seat in the Turnaround Lounge is only $5 a day – but seating is limited so you’ll want to grab yours before they fill up!

2018 Lansing JazzFest Main Stage Performers

Cindy Scott with Brian Seeger
Aguankó Latin Jazz Project
Elden Kelly
Altin Sencalar and Chris Glassman Trombone Quintet
Mike Daniels Trio
LCC Jazz Band
496 West
Roger Jones and Higher Calling
Tony Viviano Trio
Jeff Kressler Quartet
JAMM Scholarship Group
… and many others

2018 Lansing JazzFest

August 3rd and 4th, 2018
Old Town Lansing – Turner St. and E. Grand River Ave.
Visit jazzlansing.com for more info and directions. You can also follow the festival on Facebook.

Lansing JazzFest Lodging
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