Lauryn Hill among headliners at Richmond Jazz Fest

Other acts include Macy Gray, Sweet Honey in the Rock, Joshua Redman.

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Noted saxophonist and composer Joshua Redman is on tap for this year's Richmond Jazz Festival at Maymont.
  • Noted saxophonist and composer Joshua Redman is on tap for this year's Richmond Jazz Festival at Maymont.

The full line-up was announced for the sixth annual Richmond Jazz Festival, which will take place Aug. 6 – 9 mostly at Maymont, featuring over 30 regional, national and international artists.

Among the highlights are neo-soul singers Ms. Lauryn Hil, Macy Gray and Natalie Cole; as well as Sweet Honey in the Rock, the Rebirth Brass Band, Spanish Harlem Orchestra, Joshua Redman, New Edition, and many others.

"Similar to last year, we will have three stages. Two main stages and a straight-ahead jazz stage," says publicist Jasmine Roberts. "We bring national and international talent to our festival and we have patrons that travel here from all over the world to attend."

Tickets are on sale now; from the press release: "Admission is free to Hardywood Park Craft Brewery and the Jazz Café at VMFA on Thursday, Aug. 6. Tickets will be $30 for “Homegrown at the Hipp” at the Hippodrome Theater on Friday, Aug. 7. Single-day passes for Aug. 8 and 9 at Maymont are $85, not including fees. Weekend passes are $160 in advance, not including fees. Tickets can also be purchased at the gates, but are subject to increase. Go to www.jazzatmaymont.com for the latest updates and additional ticket information."

The full schedule is as follows:

*All acts subject to change

Thursday, August 6

VMFA | 200 N. Boulevard, Richmond, VA 23220 Jazz Café

Free admission

Thursday, August 6th

Hardywood Park Craft Brewery | 2408-2410 Ownby Lane

Hardywood Food Truck Rally

Free admission

Friday, August 7

Hippodrome Theater | 528 N 2nd Street, Richmond, VA 23219 “Homegrown at the Hipp”

$30 admission, not including fees

Saturday, August 8

Maymont | 1700 Hampton Street, Richmond, VA 23220 Doors open at 11am | Performances begin at Noon

$85 single day admission /$160 weekend admission, not including fees

Jazz Funk Soul with Jeff Lorber, Everette Harp & Chuck Loeb

Rebirth Brass Band

Kamasi Washington

Spanish Harlem Orchestra

Kirk Whalum with Kevin Whalum

Pat Martino

Will Downing

Jeff Bradshaw & Friends, feat. Eric Roberson, Syleena Johnson & Rahsaan Paterson Cécile McLorin Salvant

Joe Thelonious Monk III David Sanborn New Edition

Sunday, August 9th

Maymont | 1700 Hampton Street, Richmond, VA 23220 Doors open at 11am | Performances begin at Noon

$85 single day admission /$160 weekend admission, not including fees

Nichole Stephens

Jeremy Pelt

Pat Martino

Gerald Veasley

Sweet Honey in the Rock

James Farm, feat. Joshua Redman, Aaron Parks, Matt Penman & Nate Smith Marc Antoine & Brian Simpson

Carmen Lundy, Macy Gray, Ms. Lauryn Hill, Anthony Hamilton, Natalie Cole