The 8th Charleston Jazz Festival will be held on April 20-23, 2023.  The event draws music-lovers from around the globe to Charleston, SC for a four-day celebration of the Holy City’s jazz heritage.  Musical performances feature renowned international headliners Dianne Reeves, Samara Joy, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Cindy Blackman Santana and Lowcountry favorites. 


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Become A Friend of the Festival

Charleston Jazz Friends of the Festival

The Friends of the Festival are our most highly engaged supporters and passionate jazz fans who appreciate an enhanced Festival experience while supporting the production of the Festival and our jazz education initiatives, including the Jazz Pass program, which allows students in our area public schools to attend the festival through complimentary tickets.

Support the production of the Festival and join today! A portion of each level is tax-deductible.

2023 Festival Lineup

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2023 Festival Venues


Forte Jazz Lounge

477 King St

Charleston, SC 29403


Charleston Music Hall

37 John St

Charleston, SC 29403


Charleston Music Hall

37 John St

Charleston, SC 29403


Firefly Distillery

4201 Spruill Ave

North Charleston, SC 29405

Watch Videos From Past Festivals

The Charleston Jazz Festival started in 2015.  Previous festival performers have included Bobby McFerrin, Ranky Tanky, Kenny G, Regina Carter, Freddy Cole, Nnenna Freelon, Arturo Sandoval, and Manhattan Transfer to name a few.

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