NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — The longest-running outdoor jazz festival in Hampton Roads is returning to Town Point Park along the downtown Norfolk waterfront.
Event organizers say the two-day event, Norfolk Waterfront Jazz Festival, will take place on August 20 & 21 and feature six individual performances – including two Grammy winners.
Gates will open at 5 p.m. each day of the event.
The schedule of performances is as follows:
|Cindy Bradley & Paula Atherton (The Fabulous Blonded)||Friday 5:30 p.m.|
|Jean Carne, Norman Connors & The Starship Orchestra, Marva King, |
Lonnie Liston Smith (True Legends of Jazz)
|Friday 7:30 p.m.|
|David Sanborn Electric Band||Friday 9:30 p.m.|
|Adam Hawley & Jackiem Joyner||Saturday 5:30 p.m.|
|Spyro Gyra||Saturday 7:30 p.m.|
|Boney James||Saturday 9:30 p.m.|
General admission tickets are for sale online, however, reserved seats are already sold out. General admission seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.
- Single-day general admission: $30 in advance, $40 day-of
- 2-day general admission: $50 in advance, $60 day-of
Boaters are able to dock alongside the event, as part of the boater package. For boats that are up to 35’, the cost is $50 in advance and $75 day of the event. However, boats longer than 35′ will have to pay a higher docking price.
Organizers note that admission is not included in docking fees and that overnight docking is not permitted.
The event will occur rain or shine.