The Charleston Jazz Festival started in 2015 and is a special time of year when jazz fans throughout the country flock to Charleston to celebrate the Holy City’s rich jazz heritage and thriving jazz scene. Previous festival performers have included Bobby McFerrin, Ranky Tanky, Regina Carter, Freddy Cole, Nnenna Freelon, Arturo Sandoval, and Manhattan Transfer to name a few.

From April 21 – 24, 2022, the 2022 Charleston Jazz Festival will feature student musicians, local jazz groups, and internationally acclaimed performers including the Emmet Cohen Trio, the Jorge Luis Pacheco Quartet, Kandace Springs and Etienne Charles in multiple venues around Charleston, SC.


April 21 – 24, 2022

Thursday, April 21, 2022

Lowcountry Jazz Day

Friday, April 22, 2022

Saturday, April 23, 2022

Sunday, April 24, 2022

Family Jazz Day

Become a Friend of the 2022 Charleston Jazz Festival

The Friends of the Festival are our most highly engaged supporters and passionate jazz fans who appreciate an enhanced Festival experience. Receive premium seating, festival tickets, access to early Festival ticket sales, concierge ticket service, drink tickets, invitation to the Festival reception, and more. Support the production of the Festival and join today! A portion of each level is tax-deductible.

2022 Friends of the Festival





Check out all of Charleston Jazz Events HERE.

Watch past Charleston Jazz performances HERE.

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