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Detroit Jazz Festival

About the Detroit Jazz Festival

The Detroit Jazz Festival is a major cultural institution, providing year-round concerts and educational programming that culminates in one of the world’s premier jazz festivals on Labor Day Weekend.
Now in its 36th year, the festival takes place over several city blocks in downtown Detroit – from Hart Plaza to Campus Martius – with five stages and 100 acts over four days. It also offers educational activities, fireworks, late-night jam sessions, rare opportunities to meet the artists and much more. And it’s all FREE.