50th Annual Hampton Jazz Festival Line-up Announced

March 30, 2017

–Each evening to sizzle with classic performances by R&B, Pop, and Soul Legends–



Hampton, Virginia– This June 23-25, 2017 the 50th annual Hampton Jazz Festival returns to the Hampton Coliseum for yet another soulful weekend of unforgettable entertainment. This highly anticipated event will feature the top jazz, pop, R&B, and blues performers in the nation. This year’s line-up includes:


Friday, June 23 at 7:30 p.m.:              Jill Scott; KEM; Brian Culbertson; Gerald Albright & Jonathan Butler


Saturday, June 24 at 7:00 p.m.:          The O’Jays; Anthony Hamilton; West Coast Jam featuring Richard Elliot, Norman Brown, and Rick Brown


Sunday, June 25 at 2:00 p.m.:             Maze featuring Frankie Beverly; Patti Labelle; Ramsey Lewis; Bobby “BlackHat” Walters



Ticket prices are $74.50 per seat each show for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.  All are subject to applicable service charge and handling fees.


Tickets for all three performances will go on sale at the Hampton Coliseum this Saturday, March 11 at 10:00 a.m.  Tickets are also available at www.ticketmaster.com. To charge by phone, call 800/745-3000. All seats are reserved.


Group orders of 45 tickets or more receive special ticket prices of $74.00 (per performance, includes facility fee) for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday performances. There is a $15.00 handling fee per order. Group orders are available only through the Hampton Coliseum Box Office by fax or mail and will be accepted beginning Monday, March 6. Group orders must be received by 12 noon on Friday, March 10 in order to be processed on Saturday during the sale. Any orders received after noon on Friday will be processed on Monday, March 13. In addition, an order form can be obtained online at www.hamptoncoliseum.org. Orders will not be taken by phone.


Festival patrons can receive additional information online at www.hamptonjazzfestival.com.  Individuals interested in overnight accommodation information should contact the Hampton Visitor Center at 800/800-2202. Tour operators and group travelers requiring itinerary and planning assistance should call Bruce Newton at 800/487-8778.


Partially bordered by the Hampton Roads harbor and Chesapeake Bay, Hampton, with the 344,000 sq. ft. Hampton Roads Convention Center and the award-winning Hampton Coliseum, is located in the center of Coastal Virginia and the Hampton Roads metropolitan area. Hampton is the site of America’s first continuous English-speaking settlement, the site of the first arrival of Africans in English North America, and is home to such visitor attractions as the Virginia Air & Space Center, Fort Monroe National Monument, Hampton History Museum, harbor tours and cruises, Hampton University Museum, The American Theatre, among others.