Richmond Jazz Festival kicks off Friday

Posted on: 4:31 pm, August 9, 2012, by , updated on: 07:13am, August 10, 2012

RICHMOND, Va (WTVR) – The Richmond Jazz Festival is back for the 3rd straight year and the music kicks off on Friday, August 10, with Lonnie Liston Smith and Meastro J at the Hippodrome Theatre, doors open at 6pm. Maymont is the setting for the August 11 & 12 concerts featuring Robert Cray, India Arie, Keiko Matsui, Dave Koz, BeBe Winans & Brian Simpson, Najee, George Benson, Pancho Sanchez, The Whispers, and many international, regional and local artists.

Parking for the Jazz Festival includes the West Cary Street parking deck ($4), City Stadium Sunday only and Dogwood Dell, free. Parking where available around Maymont and shuttle service provided every 15 minutes from 10:30am to 11pm to and from Maymont.

Tickets are $55 per day, $20 Friday. Chairs with overhead covers, pets, alcohol or glass containers are not allowed.

Click here for more information on the Richmond Jazz Festival visit

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