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Huntington International Jazz Festival

June 23, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 9:30 pm


10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Bring hermetically sealed can goods down to the Huntington International Jazz Festival’s collection center and help feed the less fortunate
Huntington International Jazz Festival Street Fair
10:00 am – 10:00 pm
Celebrate the sights, sounds, and tastes of West Virginia with this street fair celebrating some of the best that Huntington Has to offer.
Jazz Music Helps Autism Activity Event
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
*Marshall University Visual Arts Center
A special contained area open to all categories of the autism sphere where they can come and enjoy jazz music and appropriate activities in a contained environment.
A Jazzy Kids’ Concert
3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
Kids will enjoy this concert which pairs children’s favorite tunes in performance with a live jazz group in sing-a-long fashion.
The Marshall University All-Stars
4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
The Marshall University All-Stars perform some of jazz music’s favorite songs with a few very special surprise guests.
Arturo O’Farrill & The O’Farrill Family Quartet
5:00 pm – 5:45 pm
Five-time Latin Grammy & Grammy Award Winner Arturo O’Farrill performs with sons Adam O’Farrill and Zack O’Farrill in the very first time that the “First Family of Jazz” meets the “First family of Afro Cuban Jazz”.
The Ellis Marsalis International jazz Piano Competition
6:00 pm – 8:45 pm
The inaugural Ellis Marsalis International Jazz Piano Competition completes its final rounds with the third segment: Solo Piano and the fourth-segment Piano Trio.
The Jon Batiste Trio
8:30 pm – 9:30 pm
New Orleans native Jon Batiste (from the Stephen Colbert Show) brings his funky trio to help celebrate the inaugural edition of the Huntington International jazz Festival.
Marshall is hosting the jazz competition and festival in partnership with the Nu Jazz Agency, an international jazz music management, marketing, promotions, booking, distribution and arts consulting company. For more information on the Ellis Marsalis International Jazz Piano Competition, visit:  For a full schedule of events for the festival please visit


June 23, 2018
10:00 am - 9:30 pm


Pullman Square
220 9th St
Huntington, WV 25701 United States
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