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DC Jazz Festival Shares Jazz In The ‘Hoods Presented By Events DC Schedule

Jazzed Magazine • News • May 29, 2019

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The DC Jazz Festival (DCJF) has shared the schedule for Jazz in the ‘Hoods Presented by Events DC, an essential component of the DC JazzFest, celebrating its 15th anniversary, June 7-16.

“As the official convention and sports authority for Washington, DC, we are proud to continue as presenting sponsor of DC JazzFest where DC’s deep-rooted jazz history will take center stage,” said Gregory A. O’Dell, president and chief executive officer of Events DC. “This annual citywide celebration brings residents and visitors of DC together to experience some of the best jazz in all corners of our city, at intimate spaces and non-traditional venues that reflect our culturally-diverse nation’s capital.”

With an impressive range of free and ticketed performances in more than 20 neighborhoods, including Adams Morgan, Anacostia, Capitol Hill, Chinatown, Downtown, Dupont Circle, Foggy Bottom, Georgetown, Capitol Riverfront, Mount Pleasant, Kenilworth and Eastland Gardens, the H Street Corridor, Southeast, Southwest, Takoma Park, Trinidad, Ivy City, the U Street Corridor and Van Ness, Jazz in the ‘Hoods presented by Events DC annually attracts vibrant music to audiences of thousands of music enthusiasts.

The University of the District of Columbia is once again partnering with DCJF on music and education programs, as part of its ongoing Jazz Alive series. The Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage will host the festival’s salute to legendary vocalist-pianist Nat “King” Cole celebrating the centennial of his birth, including free concerts featuring eight evenings of singing pianists in the grand Nat Cole tradition.

For more information about the 2019 DC JazzFest presented by Events DC and the full schedule, visit

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