The first Cincinnati International Jazz Festival is coming to Smale Riverfront Park this Labor Day weekend | Things to do | Cincinnati
The first Cincinnati International Jazz Festival will be held this weekend on the ICON festival stage at Smale Riverfront Park.
Hosted by Rainbow Promotions and Robbie Todd Productions, this two-day celebration will feature tons of jazz musicians, including Brian Culbertson, Avery Sunshine, Norman Brown and more.
“Cincinnati has a long history of celebrating vibrant music that moves and inspires,” Rainbow Promotions President and CEO Kim Benoit said in a statement. “We are thrilled to present some of the most talented musicians in the world for a celebration the city deserves.”
The first day of the festival will feature headliners Avery Sunshine, Norman Brown and Alex Bugnon. On day two, Brian Culbertson, with over 40 Billboard No. 1 singles, will perform with eight other jazz musicians.
“I am thrilled to be back in Cincinnati, home of King Records, Bootsy Collins, Skyline Chile, and so much more,” Culbertson said in a statement. “It’s going to be awesome !”
The festival will also host retailers offering everything from accessories to clothing to art, as well as food and drink vendors.
Doors open at 4:30 p.m. on September 2 and 11:30 a.m. on September 3. Tickets range from $60 to $185 and are available online now and at the box office beginning at 3:30 p.m. on September 2.
ICON Festival Stage at Smale Riverfront Park is located at 25 Race St., Downtown. Find more information and tickets at bradymusiccenter.com.
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