Houston Festivals

It’s time for the 20th Annual Houston International Jazz festival, the ideal place to get a taste of the superb flavor of local and internationally recognized Jazz artist. The musically rich festival will dazzle your musical taste buds with fusion, swing and other samplings dished out during the weekend event.

Festival Performers

The Saturday Houston festival has a music lineup that brings together international jazz aficionados including Rachelle Ferrell and Hiroshima. The Latin Jazz greats Tito Puente, Jr. and M.F. Production’s Latin Jazz All-Stars take the stage Sunday, August 8.
These contemporary musicians will entertain music lovers of every genre at the Houston festival with their high-energy performances and a feast of phenomenal sounds.  

It’s been a quarter of a century since Hiroshima started seasoning their music with funky pop, urban and jazz sensibilities. This unique East meets West approach is still a big hit in the jazz scene.

Rachelle Ferrell
Ferrell has worked with some of the top names in jazz, including Dizzy Gillespie, Quincy Jones, George Benson and George Duke. She is an artist who's equally at home with belting out pop, gospel, classical music and jazz tunes.

Tito Puenete Jr

Tito Puente, Jr. has stepped-out more to become more than just a casino headliner. His distinctive vibrant Latin sound can be heard at performing arts centers and at the Jazz festivals from Brooklyn to Houston.

Texas Brass Band

This group of musical artist are all about kickin’ brass. The group has cooked up a symbiotic chemistry with each other that have their fans calling them the most tight sounding horns west of the Pecos.

Parking And Additional Info

The exciting Jazz Festival takes place at Discovery Green’s Anheuser-Busch Stage and Fondren Performance Space. During this event in Houston no dogs, picnics or coolers will be allowed.

Your parking options for the Houston festival are garage and surface lots, with some metered street parking around the perimeter of the park. The best places to park are the lots on La branch.

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