Looking to jazz up your Labor Day weekend plans? The Lowcountry Jazz Festival returns to Charleston on Saturday, Sept. 2- Sunday, Sept. 3 at the Gaillard Center.
The Charleston Gaillard Center and Closing the Gap in Health Care have partnered to present this annual festival for its 17th year.
Closing the Gap is a nonprofit whose goal is to decrease health disparities and increase health literacy for underserved communities. The festival serves as its primary fundraiser.
This year, the festival hopes to resonate with audiences of all ages by providing attendees with smooth jazz + bluesy soul. These genres will be celebrated in the heart of downtown Charleston.
One of the of the thriving cities of jazz music in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the Holy City was the birthplace of many jazz musicians.
Producer Tony Clarke and the Gaillard Center’s team have provided artist direction to showcase a lineup of award-winning jazz singers and musicians.
Day One, Saturday, Sept. 2, at 7:30 p.m.
Opening act | Jonathan Butler — singer-songwriter and guitarist
Headliner | Gregory Porter — Grammy-award-winning artist whose band combines jazz, soul, and gospel
Day Two, Sunday, Sept. 3, at 7:30 p.m.
Opening Act | Avery*Sunshine — vibrant + soulful singer, pianist, and composer
Headliner | Dave Koz Summer Horns — renowned saxophonist with Candy Dulfer, Eric Darius, and Maysa Leak
Pro tip: Receive 10% off if you purchase tickets for both days.