Atlanta Jazz Festival
The 35th annual Atlanta Jazz Festival is a month-long event, capped off by a Memorial Day weekend festival in Piedmont Park, May 26-28.

Performers this year will include Roy Ayers, The Robert Glasper Experiment, Ojeda Penn, Grace Kelly, Cyrus Chestnut, Kathleen Bertrand and the Tito Puente Jr. Orchestra. Music will run from 1 p.m. to 11 p.m. all three days of the festival.

There will be a May 25 kick-off show with Johnny O’Neal at Loews Atlanta Hotel. For tickets, details and the full schedule, visit

Collin Kelley

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.