Capital Jazz Fest Tickets

The Capital Jazz Fest is an annual multi-day jazz and soul festival held at the Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland. One of the most anticipated music festivals of the year, Capital Jazz Fest is held on a weekend during summer. This multi-stage outdoor music festival attracts music lovers from all over country to listen to some of the coolest jazz and soul acts on the planet. Headlining the 2015 festival are India Arie, Maze (featuring Frankie Beverly), Boney James and Roy Ayers. Every year thousands of music lovers flock to the festival so Capital Jazz Fest tickets are bound to be in high demand this year as well.

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Capital Jazz Fest is a three day musical event that attracts thousands of jazz and soul enthusiasts of all ages every year. It provides an opportunity for festival attendees to enjoy music from some of the leading artists of the genre nationwide. Festival attendees get to relax and beat the summer heat at the festival where there are plenty of other activities besides listening to quality music.

History of Capital Jazz Fest

Capital Jazz Fest was launched in 1993 at Bull Run Regional Park in Centreville. In 2004 it moved to Merriweather Post Pavilion as the festival attendance grew substantially. The three day festival attracts nearly twenty thousand attendees each day. The fest is organized and managed by Capital Jazz Radio, which also organizes an annual Capital Jazz Supercruise featuring jam sessions, dancing, theme parties, comedy, games and contests.

Into its twenty-fourth year, the festival has showcased some stellar artists in the past. The 2013 lineup included performers like David Sanborn and Bob James, Marcus Miller, Eric Benet, Gerald Albright and Norman Brown and a special appearance by Chaka Khan. Headlining the 2014 fest were Grammy Award winner John Legend, as well as Chaka Khan, Faith Evans, The O’Jays and Erykah Badu, among others.

Setting and highlights

Promoting itself as “The jazz festival with soul”, Capital Jazz Fest is more than just a series of concerts. It is an outdoor event, a place to mingle and make friends, eat, drink, relax and enjoy the music.

The largest music fest venue in Maryland, serves as the setting for the Capital Jazz Fest. Located between Baltimore and Washington, the Merriweather Post Pavilion is surrounded by forty acres of forest. It was once rated by Billboard Magazine as the second best amphitheater in the US. The venue also hosts the Virgin Mobile Free Fest and the Summer Spirit Festival. Over the years, the Merriweather Post Pavilion has featured some iconic performers like Led Zepellin, Jimi Hendrix, The Who and Janis Joplin.

The festival event showcases over thirty jazz and soul acts from around the nation on two big stages. On the Pavilion Stage contemporary jazz and adult contemporary artists showcase their talents while the Symphony Woods Stage features old school and newer soul artists.

Other activities fest-goers can enjoy

Besides soul and jazz music concerts, the festival also offers a range of other activities. At the Festival Marketplace, festival goers can browse through fine arts and crafts from multiple vendors. The food court offers a variety of culinary treats and attendees also get the chance to participate in artist workshops and meet and greet events.

Attendees can bring along CDs of their favorite artists to get signed at meet and greets or take pictures with them. Fest-goers also have the opportunity to chill out at the late night after parties that take place after the concerts end. The late night events take place at the festival’s host hotel, which will be the Marriot BWI Airport Hotel for 2015.

Considering the popularity of the fest and the success of its previous editions, it wouldn’t be a surprise if music lovers throughout the nation clamor for Capital Jazz Fest tickets. Get yours today.

Capital Jazz Fest Ticket Prices

Currently the average price for Capital Jazz Fest tickets is $118. The date and location for this event is 9-Jun-19 at Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia. The minimum get-in price for Capital Jazz Fest tickets is $24.

Name City Date Average Ticket Price Get In Price
(Minimum Price)
Capital Jazz Fest: Kem, Patti Austin & Black Violin - Sunday Columbia 9-Jun-19 $118 $24

* Ticket Prices vary on hourly basis.

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