Join us on The Avenue for the 28th Annual Central Avenue Jazz Festival.
Our free family-friendly festival brings together the entire Los Angeles community to celebrate jazz greats such as Gerald Wilson, Ernie Andrews, Billie Holiday, Charles Mingus and Dexter Gordon, while putting a spotlight on the younger emerging artists that are continuing this rich art form.
When: Sat. September 23, 2023 from 11am - 7pm
Where: Central Avenue between Vernon Avenue and Martin Luther King Boulevard
Jazz and Blues performances will be featured on 2 Main Stages, in addition to the historic Dunbar Hotel.
*Enjoy diverse selection of culinary experiences
*Artwork from world renowned local artists featured in the Art Pavilion
*A variety of free health care screenings and other services at our Health & Wellness Pavilion
*Children are invited to enjoy games, arts & crafts and educational programs in our Youth Pavilion
*We highly recommend using metro or shared ride services to get to the festival
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