Norfolk Waterfront Jazz Festival

August 26 & 27, 2022

The Norfolk Waterfront Jazz Festival is coastal Virginia’s longest running outdoor jazz festival that features the legendary sounds of top national Jazz and R&B artists. Enjoy the smooth sounds of jazz music while enjoying the gorgeous views of the water from Town Point Park. This fan-favorite event offers a variety of seating options including a VIP club, reserved seating, cabanas, festival lawn seating and more! Don’t forget about the unique vendors that offer everything from fine food and wine to crafts, retail items and more. Stay tuned for the lineup announcement!

Other Jazz Events

See what else Norfolk has in store for Jazz enthusiasts.


Church St. Jazz – Norman Brown

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Norfolk’s Jazz History

Attucks Theatre- The “Apollo” of the South

Musicians of the greatest caliber have performed at the Attucks, legends like Duke Ellington, Cab Calloway, Ella Fitzgerald and Nat King Cole just to name a few.

Looking for Live Jazz?

Below are the best places to listen to jazz in Norfolk.

Brothers Chop, Seafood and Steak

Head over to Norfolk’s newest jazz restaurant, Brothers. A fine dining restaurant with live music from some of the best in the Jazz genre.
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Gershwin’s is an upscale, slightly sophisticated bistro with live entertainment, including live jazz musicians.
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Live performances occur nightly in the Wolf Lounge at Varia in The Main Norfolk Hilton, featuring local and touring jazz musicians.
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