The Smooth Jazz Festival returns to San Diego

Ginger Jeffries and Jason Austell got a musical preview of the upcoming Smooth Jazz Festival, to be held next weekend at Embarcadero Marina Park North.

The 2nd Annual San Diego Smooth Jazz Festival presented by Rainbow Promotions and Payne Pest Management returns to San Diego June 29 – July 1 at the picturesque Embarcadero Marina Park North.

The festival, hosted by Eric Darius, celebrates the long-lived musical style and features a great line-up of hot summer night smooth jazz and is open to the public on Saturday, June 30th and Sunday, July 1st. It unites music lovers from around the world and combines the soothing sounds of smooth jazz from the top artists of the year, a variety of delicious cuisine, and an amazing atmosphere that creates an unparalleled experience. It is a “Jazz” experience you will never forget!

As a special treat this year, the festival will feature “An Intimate Evening of Smooth Jazz” with Monty Seward and Jessy J on Friday, June 29. This private event is available only to a limited number of ticket holders and includes dinner and 2 drinks per ticket. The Friday event can be added to anyone who has purchased a Saturday or Sunday VIP ticket and is not available as a single ticket purchase.

Attendees with general admission tickets can come with their blankets and chairs, sit back, relax and listen to some of the World’s best jazz musicians! The Smooth Jazz Festival will also have vendors from all over the region displaying their wares, food and drink, including beer, wine, and other beverages.


SATURDAY, June 30th
Eric Darius
Brian Culbertson
Jazz Funk Soul featuring Jeff Lorber, Everette Harp, and Paul Jackson Jr.
The Sax Pack featuring Jeff Kashiwa, Steve Cole, and Jackiem Joyner
Steve Oliver

Dave Koz Summer Horns featuring Gerald Albright, Rick Braun, Richard Elliot, and introducing Aubrey Logan
Peter White
Nestor Torres
Marcus Anderson

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