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Official Schedule for the 17th Annual DC JazzFest

Christian Wissmuller • News • August 31, 2021
Official Schedule for the 17th Annual DC JazzFest
Find out when your favorite performers will be taking the stage this weekend
The official schedule for the 17th Annual DC JazzFest is now live! Check out the schedule to see when your favorite artists will be taking the stage so you can plan your ultimate festival experience.
Please be reminded that we have updated our health and safety guidelines ahead of the festival in an effort to prioritize the health and safety of our patrons, volunteers, artists and staff. All patrons attending 2021 DC JazzFest events (indoor and outdoor) will be required to show proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or a negative test within the past 72 hours along with a matching photo ID. Proof of vaccination can be your physical vaccine card or a photo of your vaccine card.
More details about these updates can be found in our FAQ section here.
Performances on the District Pier will also be streamed live so jazz fans around the world can watch the festival from the comfort of their homes. The livestreams will be available to watch on or the DCJF Facebook page and will feature sets from Regina Carter, The Spanish Harlem Orchestra, Orrin Evans, The Maria Schneider Orchestra, D-Nice’s special dance party and more!
Click below to download the full schedule as well as a map of the festival grounds to keep handy when you arrive this weekend. We can’t wait to celebrate safely with you all this weekend!
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The DC Jazz Festival continues to provide enriching and entertaining jazz performances for audiences of all backgrounds. For more information about the DC Jazz Festival, a nonprofit service organization, and the rest of our year-round programs, please visit
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