- Presented By: Steady Image Media Group & Touchstone Entertainment
- Location: Online/Virtual
- Dates: March 4, 2021 - March 6, 2021
- Recurrence: Recurring daily
After a five-year hiatus, the Jamaica Jazz & Blues Festival is scheduled to return for March 4 - 6, 2021. The event will be held online and its digital reach is expected to connect fans of the show at home and abroad.
The Jazz and Blues Festival was first staged in November 1996 and has presented exceptional artistes, including Beres Hammond, Chakka Khan, Aaron Neville, Erykah Badu, Shaggy, Toni Braxton, John Legend, Damian ‘Jr Gong’ Marley, Michael Bolton, Tessanne Chin, Celine Dion, Maroon 5, Alicia Keys and others.
The festival will include a charity element enabling patrons to donate to those workers in the entertainment ecosystem whose jobs have been virtually wiped out due to the Corona virus pandemic.
The virtual Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival, will stage its themed 2021 event Bring back the Magic with three (3) nights of concerts and promises experience that is unique. Pre-festival activities will include a band search, with winners taking the stage during one segment of the event. The festival line-up will comprise both local and international acts.