Due to the recent COVID-19 Pandemic festival dates, lineup, and camp dates have changed. The music festival and Night of Poetry will be streamed live through our Facebook page: Gulf Coast Ethnic & Heritage Jazz Festival and our YouTube Channel : 2020 GCEH Jazz Festival Live. Here are all new dates, times, and locations!
The Marcus Johnson Summer Jazz Camp
July 27 – 31, 2020 Weekdays 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Central Presbyterian Church. Chief Clinician, Hosea London. Instead of an Artist in residence, this year we will have a live streamed second-line workshop presented by The Astral Project.
Registration Fee: $50 per student (Scholarships available) Central Presbyterian Church 1260 Dauphin Street 36604
Thursday, July 30, 2020 @ 6:30 p.m. An Evening of Jazz & Spoken Word FEATURING: Huggy Bear da Poet & The PowerLines Poets! Live Streamed on Gulf Coast Ethnic & Heritage Jazz Festival Facebook Page
Friday July 31, 2020 @6:30 p.m.
FEATURING: The Excelsior Band Also Appearing: Karmilla Ali & Friends, and The Cedric Brooks Project
Saturday August 1, 2020 @ 6:30 p.m.
Featuring: Keep it Live, Ric McNaughton Band,and Jamell Richardson