The Wichita Jazz Festival offers a week’s worth of world-class jazz events. It’s one of the longest running jazz festivals in the country, and it happens right here in Wichita, Kansas!
The 2020 Wichita Jazz Festival will be held
April 15-19 [postponed] and will feature live musical performances and jazz-related events at venues around town.
This will be a fun and inexpensive week full of jazz music in Wichita.
2020 Wichita Jazz Festival lineup
This lineup includes local Kansas talent and six-time GRAMMY®-winning jazz bassist, Christian McBride. Alongside McBride, each evening selected artists such as Sean Jones, Marcus Lewis and more will perform at the Crown Uptown Theatre.
April 15– Movie Night at The Lux | $15 April 16– Ad Astra Concert featuring Marcus Lewis Quintet & WJF Sessions Band | $20 April 17– Sean Jones with WSU Jazz Arts Ensemble I & Delano Jazz Orchestra | $20 April 18– Christian McBride | $40, Hyatt Regency After Party | $50 April 19– Jazz in the Neighborhood at McAdams Park | Free
16-18 events take place at Crown Uptown Theatre.
To learn more about each evening’s events and read each artist’s bio, check out the events page on the jazz festival website!
Tickets for the Wichita Jazz Festival
To attend the marvelous 2020 festival, guests will either need to purchase a festival pass or single day tickets.
The $150 Festival pass is all-encompassing, including membership in WJF (See WJF website for list of perks), a ticket to the first screening of Movie Night at The Lux, tickets to every evening concert or event, upfront seating at the Crown Uptown Theatre, and a ticket to the Saturday night After Party at the Downtown Hyatt Regency hotel.
Festival passes are available now at www.wichitajazzfestival.com.
Single Day Tickets
All single day tickets for Crown Uptown Theatre events are available now www.crownuptown.com. Tickets will also be sold at the door, but may be limited.
To learn more about receiving student priced tickets in advance contact us directly at [email protected] In addition, student discounts will be offered day of show.
Also check out our guide to other awesome festivals in Wichita!