Jazz fans from around New England and beyond are heading to Boston today for the annual Berklee BeanTown Jazz Festival, a dazzling display of jazz and related music from around the world.
The festival takes place from noon to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 24, 2016 in the South End neighborhood of Boston at the corner of Massachusetts Avenue and Columbus Avenue. The festival is free to the public and everyone is welcome.
Headlining this year's festival is jazz vocalist Al Jarreau, considered one of the finest jazz singers of his generation. He performs at 5:00 p.m. on the Capital One Stage.
Here is a full lineup of performers.
In addition, check out the food court, artisan tents, and meet local organizers of JazzBoston and WGBH radio, including radio host Eric Jackson.
Find details on jazz throughout the year by visiting MassJazz.com or reading the 2016 MassJazz Guide online. You can also pick up a free copy of the Guide at any of these locations.or at the BeanTown Jazz Festival.
For information on visiting Massachusetts, go to MassVacation.com.