Atlanta Jazz Festival Releases Full Lineup of 2018 Artists

Staff Report From Metro Atlanta CEO

Thursday, March 29th, 2018

In a video announcement, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms revealed the artist lineup for the 41st annual Atlanta Jazz Festival. The lineup includes a variety of jazz sounds and stylings presented on three stages: The Legends Stage, The Contemporary Stage and The Next Gen Stage. The country’s longest running free jazz festival will take place for two days over Memorial Day Weekend: Saturday, May 26 and Sunday, May 27, in Piedmont Park. For the first time in the event’s history, Saturday will feature a special all-female jazz lineup.

The complete lineup for the 2018 festival includes:

Saturday, May 26, 2018
Next Gen Stage:
12:30 p.m. Sasha Berliner Escapades
2:30 p.m. Camille Thurman
4:30 p.m. Shayna Steele
6:30 p.m. Linda May Han Oh Quintet

Contemporary Stage:
1:30 p.m. Thumbscrew: Mary Halvorson, Michael Formanek & Tomas Fujiwara
3:30 p.m. Terri Lyne Carrington and Social Science
5:30 p.m. Anat Cohen Quartet
7:30 p.m. Jazzmeia Horn

Legends Stage:
1 p.m. Yoko Miwa Trio
3 p.m. Jane Bunnett & Maqueque
5 p.m. The Ingrid Jensen Collective
7 p.m. Tia Fuller Quartet
9 p.m. Dianne Reeves

Sunday, May 27, 2018
Next Gen Stage:
12:30 p.m. Rialto Jazz for Kids
2:30 p.m. Antoine Roney Trio featuring Kojo Roney
4:30 p.m. Morgan Guerin
6:30 p.m. Matthew Whitaker

Contemporary Stage:
1:30 p.m. The Georgia Horns
3:30 p.m. Richie Goods & The Goods Project
5:30 p.m Sidewalk Chalk
7:30 p.m. Cory Henry & The Funk Apostles

Legends Stage:
1 p.m. The Lao Tizer Quartet featuring Eric Marienthal
3 p.m. The Russell Malone Quartet
5 p.m. M.F. Production's Latin Jazz All Stars
7 p.m. The Bad Plus
9 p.m. Jon Batiste with The Dap-Kings