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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!

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Attend the 2016 Lansing JazzFest!

July 15th, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

2016 Lansing JazzFestThe 2016 Lansing JazzFest is almost here with great music, riverboat tours, food, drinks, and more. Best of all? Admission is free! August 5th and 6th, 2016.

Lansing’s popular JazzFest is a fabulous, two-day music festival on 3 stages, performed by top-tier jazz artists from around the area and the country. Lansing JazzFest is unique in that musicians are asked to play at least one original composition. This means you’ll be the first to hear what may be the standards of the future! It is this freshness that makes Lansing JazzFest so very exciting.

Beyond the music, Lansing JazzFest also includes River Boat Tours from Lansing Metro Marinas. These half-hour tours of the Grand River will be available on Friday, 5pm to 8 pm, $3 per person. You can also get to the JazzFest via water, if you wish. Lansing Metro Marinas will be offering River Boat Taxi services on Saturday, from 1pm to 10 pm from the Lansing City Market to Burchard Park for only $1. What fun!

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Going to Lansing JazzFest 2015?

July 13th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Lansing JazzFest 2015Lansing, Michigan heats up the first weekend in August with Lansing JazzFest 2015 – Aug 7th and 8th – will you be there?

Lansing JazzFest 2015 is two day festival of free, live performances of often new and rare jazz music. This is the artists who play Lansing JazzFest are asked to play something original or that at least hasn’t been played at any other festival, making the Lansing Jazzfest truly unique: living music and history in the making.

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It’s Time For Lansing JazzFest 2014!

July 12th, 2014 by Corey A. Edwards

2014 Lansing JazzFest
The 20th annual Lansing JazzFest, scheduled for August 1st and 2nd, 2014, is a free, 2-day festival of great, new, live music as performed by national, regional, and local jazz artists.

What sets the Lansing JazzFest apart from other, similar music festivals is that, at Lansing JazzFest, the artists are asked to perform at least one original composition they’ve never played live before. So, while you may still hear jazz standards and favorite themes, you’ll also be treated to not just live but living music – new compositions that may become the classics of the future, springing to life right before you!

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