Jazz Pensacola celebrates the 37th Annual Pensacola JazzFest with a stellar lineup of musicians and vocalists. Drawing thousands of jazz lovers to its annual premier event each year, Jazz Pensacola promises a spectacular weekend. The two-day festival features national, regional/local, middle/high school, college and university jazz bands.
National headliners include saxophonist Larry Panella, jazz pianist Tony Viviano, and saxophonist Doug Horn. Regional/local headliners include trumpeter Jonathan Martin, the Glenn Parker Band, jazz pianist Alex Nollan, La’Roy Bodiford Quartet, Chip Herrington Quintet, Excelsior Brass Band, Isabelle Schrack Band, Nobius, Fais Do-Do, and Jack Zoesch Quartet.
Children can also join the weekend of jazzy acts with a Kiddies Jam of kazoos and harmonicas at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday with Mike Potters.
In addition to the sound of jazz, JazzFest posters, T-shirts, memorabilia, fine arts and crafts exhibitors, food and drinks vendors make the festival even greater.