Bellevue Jazz & Blues Festival
October 28 - November 1, 2020
In response to the evolving COVID-19 situation and to protect the health of our community, the Bellevue Jazz & Blues Festival has been postponed until fall. This annual five-day festival, originally planned for May 27-31, will now take place October 28 - November 1.
Explore and share your passion for live jazz and blues at the Eastside's premier showcase for top national and regional artists. This is the 13th annual Bellevue Jazz & Blues Festival, with an expected 30+ live shows at various venues across the city.
Stay tuned for our 2020 lineup!
About the Bellevue Jazz & Blues Festival
Established in 2008, the festival is a cultural and community event that attracts national artists, showcases regional talent and draws diverse audiences. Headlining artists are selected in collaboration with John Gilbreath, executive director of Earshot Jazz.
Past featured artists include Branford Marsalis, Booker T. Jones, Shemekia Copeland, Poncho Sanchez, Dianne Reeves, Bill Frisell, Charles Lloyd, Terence Blanchard, Hubert Laws, Mingus Big Band, Spanish Harlem Orchestra and Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra. The event was renamed the Bellevue Jazz & Blues Festival in 2015.
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