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DC Jazz Festival Announces Full Lineup For 16th Annual DC JazzFest

Victoria Wasylak • News • August 24, 2020

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The DC Jazz Festival has announced the full roster of performers for The 16th Annual DC JazzFest. This year’s festival will be streamed live from the nation’s capital from September 24 through 28 as the festival takes its world-class jazz programming to the global stage for the very first time. Audience members can watch any of the 2020 #DCJazzFest performances for free on Gather by EventsDC or at

This year’s full 2020 DC JazzFest lineup includes Danilo Perez; Marc Cary; Matthew Whitaker; Allyn Johnson and Sonic Sanctuary; Frédéric Yonnet; The String Queens; Ben Williams; Christie Dashiell; Nasar Abadey Trio; Jack Kilby & The Front Line; Baby Rose; Cecily; The Chuck Brown Band; Blacks’ Myths; Giveton Gelin; Allison Au; Heidi Martin; and Herb Scott.

“DC JazzFest is proud to bring world-class jazz performances to the global stage in our 16th edition,” said DC Jazz Festival executive director Sunny Sumter. “Celebrating the real DC, performances will stream from neighborhoods across the city.”

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