Jefferson St. Jazz & Blues Festival

The summer of 2021 welcomes the 21st annual Jefferson Street Jazz & Blues Festival celebrating the vitality of the Jefferson Street community through its arts, music and food culture. Join us at Fisk University for a day of music, arts and food featuring local and national jazz & blues artists and food & retail vendors from the North Nashville community.

With thousands of attendees, each year, the Jefferson Street Jazz & Blues festival builds cultural awareness, attracts diversity and commemorates the historic Jefferson Street Corridor through the sounds of jazz, blues, funk, gospel, soul and R&B. Not just a music festival, this event pays homage to the historic treasures and challenges that make the Jefferson Street community a unique and vital part of Nashville.

Ticket proceeds go towards the fundraising efforts of the Fisk Jubilee Singers in honor of their 150th anniversary. Ticket sales begin July 1, 2021.

Headlining the event is R&B Group After 7. VIP Ticket holders will get the chance to meet and greet with After 7 at a special location.

Grammy and American Music Award nominees After 7 (Melvin Edmonds, Kevon Edmonds and Keith Mitchell) are best known for their dynamic and distinctive R&B sound. The group marked a 32-year musical milestone in 2021. In May 2019, the group mourned the sudden loss of Melvin Edmonds. Later that year, vocalist, Danny ‘SkyHigh’ McClain joined Kevon Edmonds and Keith Mitchell to create a masterful woven tapestry of music for their highly anticipated album titled UNFINISHED BUSINESS.


12-3pm Free Children’s Pavilion

3pm Gates open for festival seating

4:55pm Fisk Jubilee Singers

5pm Blair Bryant

5:45pm Herschel Bailey

6:45pm CoJo Ko

7:30pm Brassville

8:15pm Stacy Mitchhart

9pm Geo Cooper & Friends of Autumn

9:45pm Joe Johnson and Friends featuring Angela Winbush & **After 7**

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