NYC Jazz Festivals are all year long. The year starts with Winter JazzFest. Summer heats up with the Blue Note Jazz Festival, SummerStage, Jazz in July, and the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival. NYC jumps in again in October with Nublu, BRIC and Django Reinhardt.
The sidewalks of New York are a never ending Jazz Festival.
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Tuesdays & Thursdays, July 19-28, 2022
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NYC Jazz Festivals in 2022
The year began with a Covid-19 peak, but things settled down by summer.
The Nublu Jazz Festival is at Nublu 151 in Manhattan’s East Village, from October 1-31, 2022.
The 2022 SummerStage Charlie Parker Jazz Festival is at Marcus Garvey Park in Harlem and Tompkins Square Park in Manhattan’s East Village, Friday-Sunday, August 26-28, 2022.
The 2022 Jazz in July festival is at the 92nd Street Y in the Upper East Side, July 19-28, 2022.
The Newport Jazz Festival is in Newport, Rhode Island, Jul 29-31, 2022. (About 4.5 hours by train from NYC). newportjazz.org
The Blue Note Jazz Festival is at the Blue Note in Greenwich Village and around town, May 31 – July 3, 2022.
The 30th Women’s Jazz Festival is at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture March 7, 14 & 21, 2022.
The Winter JazzFest APAP showcase is virtual Jan 14-22, 2022.
NYC Jazz Festivals 2021
2021 was the second year of the Covid-19 Pandemic, the festival schedule was odd.
The Charlie Parker Jazz Festival (SummerStage) was at Marcus Garvey Park in Harlem, Aug 27-29, 2021. cityparksfoundation.org
The Harlem Music Festival is now part of Harlem Week which was Aug 6-15, 2021. harlemmusicfestival.org
The Nublu Jazz Festival was at Nublu in the East Village, Oct 6-16, 2021. nublu.net
The Django Reinhardt Festival was at Birdland in Hell’s Kitchen, Oct 26, 2021.
The 7th BRIC JazzFest Marathon was Oct 21-23, 2021. bricartsmedia.org