DC JazzFest at The Wharf

calendar icon June 15, 2019
clock icon 2pm – 10pm
map marker icon The Wharf

DC JazzFest lands at The Wharf for two days of world class jazz, music education, beer and wine gardens and a diverse marketplace experience. 

Enjoy FREE concerts daily on District and Transit Piers starting at 2pm or make a weekend of it with VIP festival passes. On Friday, June 14 and Saturday June 15, the festival also includes ticketed shows at the Anthem.  Don’t miss Snarky Puppy and Jose James on Friday or Jon Batiste & Stay Human on Saturday.  For a full lineup and VIP ticket packages visit www.dcjazzfest.org.

Please visit our Getting Here page for parking options and consider leaving your car at home. It's easy to get to The Wharf via water taxi, Metro, SW Shuttle, bus, boat, bike, kayak, Uber and Lyft.


  • 2:45 PM Todd Marcus Jazz Orchestra
  • 4:00 PM Yannick Rieu
  • 5:30 PM Tarus Mateen and Beyond Genre
  • 7:15 PM Michael Franks
  • 9:00 PM Joshua Redman Quartet


  • 2:00 PM Janelle Gill Trio
  • 3:30 PM José Montaño Trio
  • 4:45 PM The String Queens
  • 6:15 PM Sasha Berliner Quartet
  • 8:15 PM Allyn Johnson and Sonic Sanctuary


  • 3 – 8:00 PM Duke Ellington School Ensemble

Do It All on the DC Waterfront

Whether you like to be on the Potomac or prefer the sparkling views from land, The Wharf offers ample things to do and ways to enjoy the water. Dine in one of our fabulous restaurants. Browse our shops. Or join us during one of our festivals. Take a look at our upcoming events to plan your next visit.

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Water Taxi & Wharf Jitney

Introducing one of the best ways to view the city and the easiest mode of transportation to get to destinations on the Potomac and Anacostia rivers: our new water taxi. And if you just want to get across the Washington Channel, catch our jitney to East Potomac Park for a round of golf or a leisurely stroll.

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