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Artist lineup announced for 2018 Richmond Jazz Festival at Maymont

There are several big names on the schedule for the Richmond Jazz Festival!

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It’s time to get your summer plans in place, because the annual Richmond Jazz Festival is going to be a must on your list!

The artist lineup is amazing:

*All acts subject to change

CLICK HERE to check out a sneak peek of each artist.

From jazz giants to R&B and pop legends to funk royalty to retro-futuristic virtuosas, this year’s Grammy-laden lineup is one for the books.

2018 Jazz Festival - lineup sneak peek

Don’t miss your chance to see these world-famous acts in person Aug. 11 through 12 – get your tickets NOW!

Full schedule and ticket prices:

  • Thursday, Aug. 9: Hardywood Park Craft Brewery and Jazz Café at VMFA
    • Admission is free
  • Friday, Aug. 10: “Homegrown at the Hipp” at the Hippodrome Theater
    • Tickets are $30, not including fees
  • Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 11 and 12: Jazz Festival at Maymont
    • Single-day passes are $78.50, not including fees.
      • Tickets available through Aug. 10
    • Weekend passes are $147, not including fees
      • Tickets available through Aug. 1

*Tickets can also be purchased at the gates but are subject to a rate increase.


This is the festival’s ninth year at the Historic Maymont Estate, presented by Altria, a Fortune 200 company that has built some of the best-known brands in the world.

To keep up-to-date with everything Jazz Fest, download the app today. You’ll get updates on the lineup and access to all the latest news and information.

Besides the music, the festival also features complimentary wine tastings by Columbia Crest, artist meet-and-greets, chef exhibitions and dozens of food and merchandise vendors. Plus, you’ll be able to enjoy the 100-acre Victorian estate filled with exotic gardens and beautiful rolling hills.

There’s truly nothing like the Richmond Jazz Festival!

The festival is partnering with stage sponsors, Virginia is for Lovers and Dominion Energy. Other corporate sponsors include WestRock, Richmond Region Tourism, BMW of Midlothian, Virginia Lottery and Maymont. Media partners include NBC12 and Summit Media.

A portion of the proceeds from this year’s event will benefit the Maymont Foundation.

In addition to general admission tickets, the festival offers premium experiences. For more information on VIP packages, email Johnson Marketing or call 804-625-3454.