Join discerning jazz fans from around the world at the “crown jewel of jazz festivals” Nov. 26-30 at the Town and Country Resort & Convention Center. Turn your Thanksgiving weekend into an exquisite adventure through a musical wonderland, where you can discover and enjoy some of the most prominent and talented traditional jazz, Dixieland, ragtime, swing and rockabilly musicians on the planet.
This year’s Jazz Fest features a focus on the history of swing music in San Diego with a “Swing Dance Extravaganza” on Nov. 29. Get in the right mood with Sue Palmer and her Motel Swing Orchestra, followed by the Sweethearts of Swing with High Society. Then get ready to cut a rug as you watch a jive rocking performance by SwingFX Dancers.
Starting at 5:45 p.m., you can join the hippest hepcats and the darlingest dames for new takes on classic tunes with the featured bands Graystone Monarchs and Red Skunk. Stick around later for a world-class battle of the bands between these two jazz greats, and dance the night the away with your favorite Lindy, Shag or Balboa partner.
Town & Country Hotel and Convention Center
500 Hotel Circle North
San Diego, CA 92108