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Charlotte Jazz Festival 2017

CHARLOTTE — Blumenthal Performing Arts’ hit jazz festival returns to the Queen City this spring, again featuring the critically acclaimed Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra under the leadership of musical director Wynton Marsalis. Charlotte Jazz Festival 2017 will take place April 20-23 at Levine Center for the Arts and Romare Bearden Park.

The full schedule is available at CharlotteJazzFestival.com

The final event at the park is a picnic for the whole family, as the community is invited to a picnic.

The main stage shows at Knight Theater, featuring Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis with Celebrating Dizzy Gillespie on Friday, April 21 at 7:30 p.m. and The Jazz Age: Untamed Elegance on Saturday, April 22 at 7:30 p.m.

Get your tickets at CharlotteJazzFestival.com, BlumenthalArts.org or 704-372-1000.

In addition, these free events require no ticket, no reservation, no planning — just bring your friends and discover some of Charlotte’s best musical treasures at the Charlotte Jazz Festival Learn more at http://www.blumenthalarts.org/charlotte-jazz-festival

Lunch Hour Jazz: April 17-21: Jazz Pavilion at Levine Center for the Arts

Happy Hour Jazz: April 20-21: Jazz Pavilion at Levine Center for the Arts

Jazz at the Pavilion: April 21-22: Jazz Pavilion at Levine Center for the Arts

Late Night Jams: April 21-22: SoCo Bar at Westin Hotel

Junior Jazz Club: April 22: Jazz Tent at Romare Bearden Park

Loonis McGlohon Young Jazz Artist Competition: April 22: Jazz Tent at Romare Bearden Park

Jazz Picnic at the Park: April 23: Jazz Tent at Romare Bearden Park

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