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Visit Savannah for the Savannah Jazz Festival This Year!

July 9th, 2013 by Teresa Jacobson

Savannah Jazz FestivalIf you haven’t already planned your next vacation in Savannah, visit Savannah for the Savannah Jazz Festival this year! The 2013 Jazz Festival lasts from Sunday, September 22 to Sunday, September 28. That’s a whole WEEK of activities centered around JAZZ, America’s original music.

While we are not going to go into a history lesson about the musical genre, we WILL keep repeating that when you visit Savannah for the Savannah Jazz Festival at the end of September, you will sure be happy with your life choices.

Here’s the highlights of the Jazz festival from where we’re sitting, which is just a short walk from the Jazz Festival’s main stage. By “short walk” we mean less than 5 minutes. Top that!

  • THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2013: Blues Night from 6:30PM to 10:30PM
  • FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2013:  Live Music at the Forsyth Park Bandshell from 7:00PM to 10:30PM
  • SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2013:  Live Music at the Forsyth Park Bandshell from 4PM to 10:30PM
  • SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2013: Children’s Festival from 4PM to 7PM

Forsyth Park’s Bandshell venue is your setting for a jazz-filled picnic extravaganza for 4 nights out of this year’s week-long jazz festival in Savannah. Look how beautiful it is!

Forsyth Park Bandshell

Forsyth Park Bandshell

HEY, listen. We have been living here in Savannah GA for a long time and we enjoy sharing the best of what our city has to offer with our guests. Let me tell YOU, this Jazz Festival is surely one of the best things Savannah has to offer. By way of live music, it is arguably the best, especially because OUR B&B is just minutes away from the main music stage in Forsyth Park.

A little bit of Savannah Jazz Festival history…

The Savannah Jazz Festival is made possible through the efforts of the Coastal Jazz Association – a nationally recognized non-profit organization dedicated to preserving America’s original music: Jazz. We find ourselves taking for granted that musical genre that explores the span of human emotion, expressing our own thoughts succinctly, wonderfully and instrumentally – if only we take time to listen.

The first Savannah Jazz Festival was held at Grayson Stadium on October 1, 1983. The events started as a way for the late Ben Tucker to lend his knowledge and talents to a group of folks interested in learning more about jazz. This year will be especially poignant, as we are sure a lot of the festivities will be celebrated in memory of Ben’s great life, for the legendary bassist from Savannah passed away tragically this year on June 4, 2013.

Walk to the Savannah Jazz Festival from your incredible bed and breakfast room at Azalea Inn & Gardens in Savannah this September for one of the best FREE musical festivals in Savannah this year.

Azalea Inn and Gardens, a Savannah GA bed and breakfast inn, invites you to reserve your room today and begin enjoying the best experiences in our city, which Travel + Leisure Magazine acclaimed as a “World’s Best City.”

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