June 23, 2018
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Jazz-A-Can (Food Drive Collection)
Bring hermetically sealed can goods down to the Huntington International Jazz Festival’s collection center and help feed the less fortunate
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Huntington International Jazz Festival Street Fair
3rd Ave. between 9th St. & 10th St.
Celebrate the sights, sounds, and tastes of West Virginia with this street fair celebrating some of the best that Huntington Has to offer.
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Jazz Music Helps Autism Activity Event
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.
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
A Jazzy Kids' Concert
Kids will enjoy this concert which pairs children’s favorite tunes in performance with a live jazz group in sing-a-long fashion.
4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
The Marshall University All-Stars
The Marshall University All-Stars perform some of jazz music's favorite songs with a few very special surprise guests.
5:00 pm - 5:45 pm
Arturo O’Farrill & The O’Farrill Family Quartet
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".
6:00 pm - 8:45 pm
The Ellis Marsalis International jazz Piano Competition
(Third and Fourth Segments)
The inaugural Ellis Marsalis International Jazz Piano Competition completes its final rounds with the third segment: Solo Piano and the fourth-segment Piano Trio.
8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Jon Batiste Trio (Headline Event)
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.