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D.C. Jazz Festival

Wednesday, June 5, 2013 - Sunday, June 16, 2013

With more than 125 performances in nearly 60 venues, the D.C. Jazz Festival is one of the largest music festivals in the country. A 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, the festival has experienced spectacular year-by-year growth and is set to celebrate its landmark 10th anniversary in 2014. As the fastest-growing jazz festival in the U.S., the festival celebrates America's unique original art form during this international event that attracts jazz lovers from around the world to the nation's capital. The festival also presents year-round programs with performances featuring local, nationally and internationally acclaimed artists. The festival's mission is to promote music, particularly jazz, education programs and actively support community outreach to expand and diversify its audience of jazz enthusiasts.

The 2013 D.C. Jazz Festival will take place June 5-16. For more information about the D.C. Jazz Festival and upcoming programs, visit www.dcjazzfest.org.