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Blues & Jazz Festivals in Dallas this September

Hear the sweetest sounds of soul in Dallas this fall.

Visit Dallas Staff
Posted on Aug 28, 2017

Jazz and blues lovers rejoice! Labor Day officially kicks off the fall season and with the change in temps comes some of the coolest festivals and concerts to hit the Big D. Satisfy your jazz or blues cravings this September with these can't miss shows.

Riverfront Jazz Festival

September 1-3

Texas Horse Park - 811 Pemberton Hill Dr. Dallas, Texas 75217

Presented by the Black Academy of Arts & Letters, this festival features more than 30 top jazz, R&B, soul, blues and neo-soul performers for the ultimate Labor Day weekend jam. Artists include Najee, Will Downing and Rachelle Ferrell. Grammy Award-winning (and Arts Magnet alum) Erykah Badu headlines this unforgettable event.

Tickets: VIP (One-day pass)-$125

               General Admission (Three-day pass)-$135

               General Admission advance ticket (One-day pass)-$50

               General Admission day of festival (One-day pass)-$60

               After Party Music Jam Session- (One-day pass)-$20


Labor Day Blues & Jazz Festival

September 3

African American Museum - 3536 Grand Avenue Dallas, Texas 75210

Grab your lawn chairs and head to the African American Museum for an evening honoring old school blues and jazz in the heart of South Dallas. R.L. Green, The Buster Brown Band and Sandra Kaye make up some of the incredible lineup of local jazz faves scheduled to hit the stage.

Tickets: $10 Presale/$15 at the door


Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly and Special Guests The Isley Brothers

September 9

Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie -1001 Performance Place Grand Prairie, TX 75050

Get your white party attire ready! Smooth R&B 105.7 hosts their second annual white party featuring the legendary Frankie Beverly as he makes his return to Dallas, performing both old and new hits. Special guests, The Isley Brothers make this show one of the hottest tickets this fall.

Tickets: $39.75 - $175


Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue w/ The Record Company

September 16

The Pavilion at Irving Music Factory - 300 W. Las Colinas Blvd Irving, TX 75039

From funk and blues, to jazz, pop and hip hop swag, Trombone Shorty will bring his unique performance style to DFW's newest music venue.

Tickets: $28-$123


Tajmo: The Taj Mahal & Keb Mo' Band

September 20

Strauss Square - 2389 Flora Street Dallas, TX 75201

Join Blues greats Taj Mahal and Keb' Mo' for an electrifying show featuring hits from their highly anticipated collaborative album TajMo. This show will sell out!

Tickets: $35 - $73


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