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Program Change: Hubert Laws to Perform Friday Evening

Program Change: Hubert Laws to Perform Friday Evening

The mainstage portion of the 2017 Jazz Port Townsend festival kicks off this Friday with featured performances by Justin Kauflin and NEA Jazz Master Hubert Laws (pictured above).  Please note that our previously-scheduled line up has changed.  Mr. Laws will perform Friday night only.  Nikki Harris has graciously agreed to move her mainstage set to

July 29: Jazz Port Townsend Saturday Mainstage Previews

The Saturday Jazz Port Townsend festival mainstage performances are highlights of a Port Townsend summer. Washington’s longest-running summer jazz festival takes to the mainstage at Fort Worden State Park’s 1200-seat McCurdy Pavilion (pictured above) for afternoon and evening shows. Jazz Port Townsend Saturday Afternoon Saturday, July 29, 2017, 1:30pm McCurdy Pavilion Reserved Seating $54, $40, $30

2017 Jazz Port Townsend Update: Drums Full

A quick update on registrations for 2017 Jazz Port Townsend. At this time all drum positions are full with a waiting list – to add your name to the drum waiting lists click here. We are still accepting applications for other instruments and voice, although applications will only be accepted while there are still openings. Visit

July 24: Keep On Keepin’ On Screening with Jazz Pianist Justin Kauflin

In partnership with Centrum’s Jazz Port Townsend, the Port Townsend’s historic Rose Theatre is pleased to welcome celebrated pianist, composer and producer Justin Kauflin, for a screening and Q&A following KEEP ON KEEPIN’ ON, the award-winning documentary about his mentorship and friendship with legendary trumpeter Clark Terry. Blind since the age of 11, Kauflin forged

2017 Jazz in the Clubs Lineups

Centrum has announced the 2017 lineups for its popular Jazz in the Clubs performances at Jazz Port Townsend. Jazz in the Clubs features intimate performances in clubs and venues throughout Port Townsend.  Your nightly wristband grants you access to Jazz in the Clubs venues each night. IMPORTANT NOTE: Jazz in the Clubs is a movable feast of great music

2017 Jazz Port Townsend Update: Piano Full

A quick update on registrations for 2017 Jazz Port Townsend. At this time piano is full with a waiting list – to add your name to the piano waiting lists click here. We are still accepting applications for other instruments and voice, although applications will only be accepted while there are still openings. Visit our Jazz Port

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