Richmond Jazz Fest Announces Lineup


RICHMOND, VA (CelebrityAccess) — Organizers for the Richmond Jazz Festival announced that it will return for its seventh year with a lineup that includes Herbie Hancock Ramsey Lewis, The Roots, Al Jarreau, and Esperanza Spalding.

Set for August 11 – 14th in Richmond, preview events will take place at various locations around the city, such as the Hippodrome Theater, Hardywood Park Craft Brewery and the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and then on Saturday and Sunday, the event will move to the grounds of the Maymont Estate.

In addition to the presenting sponsor Altria, the festival has partnered with Virginia is for Lovers and Dominion as stage sponsors. Other corporate sponsors for the event include WestRock, Richmond Region Tourism, Ste. Michelle Wine Estates, Wells Fargo, Pepsi and Virginia Lottery. Media sponsors include NBC 12, Summit Media and WCVE Public Radio. – Staff Writers