2013 Capital Jazz Fest and SuperCruise

Posted by:  Capital Jazz Productions


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Capital Jazz Productions presents both the Capital Jazz Fest and the Capital Jazz SuperCruise. Both events are accepting submissions from contemporary jazz, neo-soul, and vocal jazz artists. Artists will be compensated a negotiable amount for both events. 

About the Capital Jazz Fest: June 7-9, 2013

The Capital Jazz Fest, now in its 21st year, attracts 30,000+ music lovers from all over the country. Held in Columbia, Maryland (between Washington, D.C. and Baltimore), the festival presents a 3-day, 2-stage outdoor event filled with cool jazz and soul music and other activities. The festival is seeking up-and-coming artists to perform on one of the two festival stages:

  • The Pavilion Stage: Showcases the best in contemporary jazz. Past headliners include Kenny G, George Benson, Anita Baker, David Sanborn George Duke, Boney James, Herbie Hancock, and more.

  • The Soul Stage: Showcases urban and neo-soul artists. Past performers include Angie Stone, Eric Benét, Patti LaBelle, Dwele, Musiq Soulchild, Jeffrey Osborne, Ledisi, The Brand New Heavies, and more.

About the Capital Jazz SuperCruise: November 2-10, 2013

The Capital Jazz SuperCruise is an 8-day full-ship music festival at sea that attracts nearly 3,000 passengers. The 2013 cruise will be held on the beautiful Carnival Freedom cruise ship and will feature concerts, parties, jam sessions, and much more. The cruise is seeking up-and-coming jazz, R&B, and neo-soul artists to perform on the cruise. 

Past performers on the SuperCruise include George Duke, Frankie Beverly & Maze, Kem, Ledisi, Gerald Albright, Teena Marie, The Brand New Heavies, Jeffrey Osborne, Joe Sample, Roy Ayers, Rachelle Ferrell, Norman Brown, Fourplay, and many, many more.

For more information on both of these events, please visit the Capital Jazz Fest site and the SuperCruise site.