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Festival Schedule

WEDNESDAY, MAY 11 - 8:00PM | 21+

Four drummers lead their own groups at Conor Byrne Pub on the opening night of the festival.

LOCATION: Conor Byrne Pub, 5140 Ballard Avenue NW {map it} | 8:00PM | 21+

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THURSDAY, MAY 12 - 8:00PM | 21+

Guitarists take the stage on night two of the festival as we showcase some of the finest six-string talent from the Northwest and beyond.

LOCATION: Conor Byrne Pub, 5140 Ballard Avenue NW {map it} | 8:00PM | 21+

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FRIDAY, MAY 13 - MULTIPLE VENUES STARTING AT 6:30PM
presented by:
  • Verity Credit Union

Jazz takes over downtown Ballard as we present 17 groups in 8 venues all for a single ticket price. The most recognizable event of the festival brings together all styles of jazz and a New Orleans atmosphere with listeners pouring from club-to-club making this a truly one-of-a-kind event.

LOCATION: New York Fashion Academy, 5201 Ballard Ave NW, Seattle {map it} | All Ages

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SATURDAY, MAY 14 - A FULL DAY OF JAZZ | ALL AGES

On Saturday, we kick off a full day of events at the Nordic Heritage Museum with the Swedish Pancake Jazz Brunch and a classic Volvo and Saab car show.

LOCATION: Nordic Heritage Museum, 3014 NW 67th St, Seattle {map it}, All Ages

  • presented by:
    Home Street Bank
  • TriStar Realty Team

The crown jewel of the festival, we welcome international jazz artists to Ballard at our Mainstage Concert at the Nordic Heritage Museum.

LOCATION: Nordic Heritage Museum, 3014 NW 67th St, Seattle {map it}, All Ages

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