30th Annual Capital Jazz Fest Feat. George Benson • Ne-Yo

Get ready to jam when the DMV's hottest music festival takes over Merriweather Post Pavilion during Capital Jazz Fest! 

The 30th Annual Capital Jazz Fest is a celebration of jazz and soul music taking place over the course of three days in June. The festival is held at the Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland, and features some of the biggest names in the genre.

You'll find yourself on your feet, singing and dancing to popular hits and classic tunes. Enjoy powerful vocals, soulful performances, and smooth and sensual voices.

On Friday, performers include George Benson, Ne-Yo, Corinne Bailey Rae, Stokley, Robert Glasper, Kenny Lattimore, Moonchild, Daley, Jamison Ross, Lyfe Jennings, Kandace Springs, Conya Doss, and Johnny Britt. Hosted by The Bassman and Cayman Kelly

In addition to the performances, the festival also features a variety of food vendors, arts and crafts vendors, and other activities for attendees to enjoy. The Capital Jazz Fest has become a beloved annual event for fans of jazz and R&B music, drawing crowds from all over the country.

Check out the highlight reel from last year's festival!

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30th Annual Capital Jazz Fest Feat. George Benson • Ne-Yo