Hampton Jazz Festival has brought the best of jazz, pop, blues, soul, and R and B for 45 years. Each year the event is more exciting than the last.
Hampton Jazz Festival is brought to you in partnership with Hampton University, the City of Hampton and the Santangelo Group, Inc.
Hampton Jazz Festival
The City of Hampton and Hampton University have partnered to present Hampton Jazz Festival every year since Hampton Coliseum opened its doors in 1970.
Hampton Jazz Festival began in 1968 as a one-time celebration of Hampton University’s 100th birthday on campus at Armstrong Field, but audiences were hooked and the event became an annual tradition.
Each June, tens of thousands of loyal fans, from all over the nation, converge in beautiful Hampton to be a part of this three-day celebration.
The annual Hampton Jazz Festival presents the opportunity for us to marvel and appreciate the many visitors who journey here to enjoy American music at its best.
make a weekend visit
While visiting Hampton Jazz Festival, you may want to make a weekend visit by staying in one of the local hotels or dinings at one of the many local restaurants.
Situated in the middle of the Hampton Roads region and the heart of the Mid-Atlantic, Hampton, Virginia is a city with an old soul and youthful enthusiasm.
Visit the Hampton Convention & Visitor Bureau for more tourist information and to learn what the city of Hampton has to offer.
Hampton Jazz Festival takes place at the Hampton Coliseum, located at 1000 Coliseum Drive, Hampton, VA 23666.
Hampton Coliseum offers a wide variety of food and beverage. Product availability and number of stands open vary by event.
The announcement of artists is subject to confirmation by the artists, and it is done as soon as possible.
The annual Hampton Jazz Festival presents the opportunity for us to marvel and appreciate the many visitors who journey here to enjoy American music at its best. This annual gathering has become more of a reunion – a celebration of friends, family, culture, music, and life.