NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – The 39th annual Norfolk Waterfront Jazz Festival returns to the Downtown area on August 26 and 27.

The festival, presented by Optima Health, is the longest-running outdoor jazz festival in the area and is set to showcase some of the biggest names in smooth jazz from across the globe.

According to Norfolk Festevents, smooth jazz superstar Brian Culbertso and Billboard Jazz chart-topping legends Tower of Power are set to headline the two-day festival. Pieces of a Dream, Peter White and Vincent Ingala will also be performing throughout the event.

Both days of the festival will run from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. and 10 On Your Side’s Tom Schaad and Regina Mobley will be hosting this year. Tickets for the festival can be found on the festival’s website.

Tickets for the event are currently on sale at the following rates:

  • $35 for Friday and Saturday general admission
  • $60 for two-day general admission