The Savannah Tribune announced the 36th Annual Savannah Jazz Festival line-up yesterday! Visit beautiful Savannah for the live jazz next month, and drop by Benedetto for a tour while you’re here!!!
2017 marks the 36th Annual Savannah Jazz Festival, the Lowcountry’s only entirely free week-long music festival featuring regional and national wordclass jazz. Sponsored by the City of Savannah Cultural Affairs Department and others Including Miner Family Wines, The Marymor Family Foundation, and others, the festival takes place in venues around Savannah, culminating with three days in Savannah’s historic Forsyth Park September 17 – 23.
This year’s featured headliners include jazz legend Wycliff Gordon, blues superstars Selwyn Birchwood and Victor Wainwright, intrepid jazz vocalist Carmen Bradford, Javon Jackson, and the Palmetto Latin Jazz Band. A special treat this year on the traditional Monday evening movie night features the premiere of the Ben Tucker Documentary on the Savannah jazz legend’s life at the Savannah College of Art and Design’s historic Lucas Theater.