Richmond Jazz Festival is back this year to bring you a musical experience unlike any other. This summer’s four-day festival is set in Richmond, Virginia, the birthplace of some world class music. The weekend’s lineup features iconic musicians including Pat Metheny, Marcus Miller, and Erykah Badu. Enjoy gourmet cuisine amidst a canvas of greenery, while being taken through a journey of culture and music.
Here is your complete Richmond Jazz Festival Guide.
Richmond Jazz Festival Date and Location
The 2017 festival takes place from Thursday, August 10 through Sunday, August 13 at Maymont Park in Richmond, Virginia.
Richmond Jazz Festival Lineup
Richmond Jazz Festival is nothing short of a sensory induced journey. The lineup is vast with artists including The Isley Brothers, Peabo Bryson, Robert Cray, and Jazmine Sullivan.
Richmond Jazz Festival Tickets
Weekend Pass (Saturday and Sunday) – $140
Friday Pass – $30
Saturday Pass – $75
Sunday Pass – $75
How to Get to Richmond Jazz Festival
Air – There are a number of airports close to the festival site including Richmond International Airport, Norfolk International Airport, andNewport News/Williamsburg International Airport.
Train – Amtrak Staples Mill (RVR) and Main Street Station (RVM), are both stations located within 15-minutes of the festival grounds.
Where to stay for Richmond Jazz Festival
From cozy boutique to 5-star luxury, there’s something to fit your desired comforts within close proximity to the festival.
Hotel – The Hilton Richmond Downtown features classic rooms, great wifi, and a refrigerator accompanied by a microwave. For $186 per night, and historic views of the city center, you can rest assured knowing you’ll sleep soundly here.
Hotel – Enjoy 5-star treatment at The Westin Richmond. For $174 per night, enjoy this spacious room with city views, a king size bed, complete with hypo-allergenic bedding, and a personal bathroom. This smoke-free hotel has an indoor swimming pool and 24-hour business center. In-room massages are available upon booking.
Airbnb – This cozy hideaway, is a great and budget friendly option. This self-contained basement apartment for $89 per night, is in the center of all the downtown action but offers a private space, that really does feel like a hideaway. The apartment has a queen bed, full kitchen and a private bathroom (added bonus of heated floors).