Ballard Jazz Festival | KNKX
  • MAY 16 - MAY 19
  • Nordic Museum, Conor Byrne Pub, Peddler Brewing Company and Jazz Walk venues in Ballard, Seattle
  • May 16, 2018 to
    May 19, 2018
  • Categories: Fairs & Festivals, Live Music: Jazz

Event Details

  • May 16, 2018 to
    May 19, 2018
  • 12:00 am - 12:00 am
  • $15-$35
  • Venues vary, tickets available online and at door
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Venue

  • Nordic Museum, Conor Byrne Pub, Peddler Brewing Company and Jazz Walk venues in Ballard
  • Seattle, WA 98107

Event Description

Ballard Jazz 2018 Festival


Begins on Wednesday, May 16 at 8:00pm , 21 & up
CELEBRATION OF THE DRUM
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

Thursday, May 17, 8:00pm, 21 & up
GUITAR SUMMIT
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

Friday, May 18, 7:30pm, All Ages
MAINSTAGE CONCERT
The crown jewel of the festival, we welcome international jazz artists to Ballard at our Mainstage Concert at the Nordic Museum. This year, the featured artists are Clarence Penn & Penn Station and the Oskar Stenmark Quartet.
LOCATION: The brand new Nordic Museum on Market Street, All Ages

Saturday, May 19--
SATURDAY JAZZ PICNIC, 3-5 p.m.
Peddler Brewing Company
Susan Pascal Quintet featuring Pete Christlieb: Remembering Stan Getz

THE BALLARD JAZZ WALK
Look for KNKX's Abe Beeson hosting shows!
Jazz takes over downtown Ballard as we present 23 groups in 10 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: Ballard Avenue N.W. | All Ages. HQ is The Ballard Landmark at 5433 Leary Avenue N.W.

Schedule/Event Information here: http://ballardjazzfestival.com/index.php