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Alexandria’s 42nd Annual Memorial Day Jazz Festival

Alexandria invites the public to the 42nd Annual Memorial Day Jazz Festival on Monday, May 27, from 1 to 6 p.m. at Waterfront Park (1A Prince St.).

Alexandria, VA – The Jazz Festival will feature a variety of talented musicians and diverse styles of jazz throughout the day, including:

US Army Blues Band
  • 1 p.m. – U.S. Army Blues (Big Band)
  • 2:30 p.m. – VERONNEAU (Global)
  • 3:30 p.m. – Dave Kline Band (Contemporary)
  • 4:30 p.m. – Good Shot Judy (Big Band Swing)

Waterfront Park features lawn seating and attendees are welcome to bring lawn chairs, blankets and picnic baskets. Food will be available for purchase. Grilling and alcoholic beverages are prohibited, and pets should be left at home.



Good Shot Judy

Visitors to the historic district are encouraged to bike, walk, take the free King Street Trolley, or DASH or Metro buses. Bicyclists may visit for the City’s Bikeways Map, which features the City’s best on-street and off-road bikeways, as well as locations for bicycle parking. Visit Where to Park in Old Town for a list of garages and parking lots in the historic district.

David Kline Band

In case of inclement weather, the festival will be relocated to the Lee Center Kauffman Auditorium (1108 Jefferson St.).

Admission is free.

For more information, visit, or call the Special Events Hotline at 703.746.5592. 

To request a reasonable disability accommodation, contact [email protected] or 703.746.5419, Virginia Relay 711.

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