(National & International)
From Smooth Jazz, Blues, R&B and more, music festivals are an American favorite! Some of the most attended are the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival with 12 stages of music, Essence Music Festival also in New Orleans is the nation’s largest gathering of African-American music and culture featuring the top R&B artists for 18 years and running. The Capital Jazz Festival in the Washington/Baltimore area showcases the best Smooth Jazz in the business!
Love traveling? Then check out the St. Lucia Jazz Festival or Cape Town International Jazz Festival in Cape Town, South Africa. Festivals are not just about the music! They usually include constant performances, partying, socializing and last several days!
Below we feature a calendar of National and International music festivals of interest to the African-American audience.