Jefferson St. Jazz & Blues Festival

The Jefferson Street United Merchants Partnership (J.U.M.P.) has announced its 19th Annual Jefferson St. Jazz & Blues Festival to be held June 15th.

Friday’s “Bridging the Gap Mixer: A SoBro Block Party,” will be held at 5th and Demonbreun again, between the Music City Center and the Omni/Country Music Hall of Fame complex on June 14th.

“J.U.M.P. is incredibly excited to continue providing a diverse, bold and energetic sound within the downtown Music City scene and on Jefferson St.,” explained Sharon W. Hurt, president and CEO of J.U.M.P.. “Nashville is known for Country but we have been home to soul-filled sounds for years. Hosting JJBF showcases the many facets of Nashville’s music scene and we are elated to be a part of it.”

Kicking the event at 5pm off will be a band representing the Nashville Jazz Workshop:  Michael Morton(flute), Kevin Sanders(piano), Gary Smith(bass), and Gus Duffy(drums).

Other performers will be Stacy Mitchhart, Mike Phillips, and Valerie Simpson (of Ashford & Simpson).

Ticket prices for this year’s events are as follows:

Friday, June 14, 2019
4-11pm
General Admission:
$5
Day of Event: $10

Saturday, June 15, 2019
3 PM – 11 PM
Bicentennial Mall

General Admission:
$20
$25 day of event

VIP:
$30 (Advance Purchase Only)

Weekend Packages – Entry Bridging the Gap Mixer and Jazz & Blues Festival :
Advance Purchase Only
General Admission: $35
VIP*: $55

More information: http://www.nashvillejazzandbluesfest.com

A SPECIAL NOTE: NJW’S OWN LORI MECHEM AND ROGER SPENCER, WINNERS OF THIS YEAR’S J.U.M.P. JEFFERSONIAN AWARD, WILL SERVE AS GRAND MARSHALLS FOR THE FESTIVAL AND WILL HOST AN NJW PERFORMANCE GROUP FOR THE MUSIC KICKOFF AT 5PM SATURDAY.