The Atlanta Jazz Festival is one of the most highly anticipated annual events in the city. It is a month-long celebration of jazz music and the lifestyle and culture that go along with it. In the month of May, the city is alive with the pleasing sounds of the Atlanta Jazz Festival. Hundreds of thousands of people attend the events, concerts, and activities, and the food and drinks flow as the music plays away all day and into the night.
There is a wide selection of venues involved with Atlanta Jazz Festival events, including bars and clubs from around the city. The bigger acts of the Atlanta Jazz Festival lineup will normally play the larger outdoor stages at Piedmont Park and Cleophus Johnson Park. Over Memorial Day weekend, the Atlanta Jazz Festival moves to Grant Park where you will see some of the biggest names in jazz music today. The Atlanta Jazz Festival lineup seems to get better and better every year.
There are a number of different ways to enjoy the various Atlanta Jazz Festival events. Buying a pass through the Passport Program gives you the opportunity to fashion your own package that involves different options for venues, performances, and artists. You can also purchase tickets in advance or at the door at particular clubs and venues for specific Atlanta Jazz Festival events that you are interested in seeing. The past Atlanta Jazz Festival lineup has included the likes of Art Blakey, Etta James, and John McLaughlin, to name just a few.