2016 Lineup Announcement

New Bedford Jazzfest is excited to introduce some new NBJF artists and welcome back some past favorites for the 2016 lineup.   Greg Abate Quartet Southcoast Jazz Orchestra Monteirobots Global Learning Charter Jazz Combo Umass Dartmouth Jazz Band

Year 4 Review

Thank you to the audience, performers, and sponsors of New Bedford Jazzfest that made it another special year! Once again we were treated to beautiful weather along the waterfront, and diverse jazz from our five bands. First on the lounge stage, Native Spaces, a jazz band of UMass Dartmouth students kicked off the festival. Native… More Year 4 Review

Set Times

Main Stage: 6:05pm Kind of New: Jason Miles Lounge Stage: 5:50pm Native Spaces: UMASS Dartmouth Main Stage: 4:40pm Nina Ott Group Lounge Stage: 4:15pm Native Spaces: UMASS Dartmouth Main Stage: 3:20pm Candida Rose: Women in World Jazz Lounge Stage: 2:55pm Native Spaces: UMASS Dartmouth Main Stage: 2:00pm Southcoast Jazz Orchestra Important Note: New Bedford JazzFest… More Set Times

2015 New Bedford Jazzfest Lineup

Kind of New: Jason Miles Jason Miles, the Grammy Award-winning New York native, has been called the “Quincy Jones of contemporary music”. As a keyboard player, arranger, and producer working with such notables as David Sandborn, Luther Vandross, Whitney Houston, George Benson, Joe Sample, and Grover Washington, Jr., he has demonstrated true creativity and innovation.… More 2015 New Bedford Jazzfest Lineup

2015 Lineup Announcement

Main Stage Kind of New: Jason Miles Main Stage Nina Ott Group: Latin Jazz Main Stage Women in World Jazz featuring Candida Rose Main Stage Southcoast Jazz Orchestra Second Stage UMass Dartmouth Student Jazz Band Stay tuned for bios and videos of past performances!