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Charleston Jazz Festival 2023

April 18, 2023

Did you know that April 30th is International Jazz Day? If you're looking to celebrate while you're in Charleston, then you should check out the Charleston Jazz Festival! 


The 8th Annual Charleston Jazz Festival will be held just ahead of International Jazz Day, on April 20-23, 2023. This incredibly popular event unites jazz fans from around the United States for four days of marvelous music! The lineup includes international headliners like Dianne Reeves, Samara Joy, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Cindy Blackman Santana, and Charlton Singleton. There are plenty of Lowcountry favorites, too! 

The schedule is as follows: 

  • April 20: Lowcountry Jazz Day (Matt White's "Dolly," Oscar Rivers Quartet, StaLaV & the Tribe)
  • April 21: Samara Joy
  • April 21: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
  • April 22: Dianne Reeves
  • April 22: Cindy Blackman Santana
  • April 23: Charlton Singleton Beehive Orchestra 

More information can be viewed on the event website


In typical Charleston fashion, the venues are as interesting as the music. Historic venues and local hotspots around town will serve as the setting for these impressive jazz performances. You can catch performances at Forte Jazz Lounge, Charleston Music Hall, and Firefly Distillery.

Looking for even more jazz? Keep an eye out for other events hosted by Charleston Jazz!

Buy your tickets for the Charleston Jazz Festival at http://charlestonjazz.com/festival/ 

Hope to see you there! 

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