Hampton Jazz Festival

Hampton Jazz Festival 2014

Location
Hampton, Virginia, USA
Venue
Hampton Coliseum
Lat/Long
37.035173, -76.381377 (View Map)
Dates
3 Days (Fri, 27 Jun 2014 - Sun, 29 Jun 2014)
Ticket Price
Around $60.00
Status
Festival Scheduled
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The 46th annual Hampton Jazz Festival is back once again on the 27th, 28th & 29th of June 2014. Having been running since 1968, the Hampton Jazz Festival brings people together for a few days and nights in late June for moments of pure entertainment. The festival is normally hosted at Virginia’s Hampton Coliseum, and will be again in 2014.

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History

Nina Simone Performing at Hampton Jazz Festival 1969

Nina Simone Performing at Hampton Jazz Festival 1969

The Hampton Jazz fest has now been running for over 45 years (est. 1968) and has hosted pretty much every great Jazz, pop, blues and soul artist you can think. The festival is run in partnership with the City of Hampton and Hampton University.

Initially it was started to celebrate Hampton Universities 100th birthday and was only intended as a ‘one-off’ festival on the Universities own campus. Since it’s launch, the festival has continued in order to please it’s growing demand and now tens of thousands of people come from all over the world for a few days in June to celebrate and enjoy music together.

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Lineup & Schedule

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A table showing the dates, times, line-up and performance info for the Hampton Jazz Festival 2014.
Date
Start Time
Performing Artists
Price
Fri June 27, 20147:30 pm- Charlie Wilson
- Jaheim
- Jonathan Butler
- Norman Brown
- Alex Bugnon
- Jackie Scott & The Housewreckers
- William ‘Mobetta’ Ledbetter
$60.00 + $4 fee.
Sat June 28, 20147:00 pm- The O’Jays
- Chaka Khan
- Morris Day & The Time
- Spyro Gyra
$60.00 + $4 fee.
Sun June 29, 20142:00 pm- Toni Braxton
- Babyface
- Dave Koz & Friends (Mindi Abair, Gerald Albright and Richard Elliott)
- The Now & Then Trio + One
$60.00 + $4 fee.

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Some acts from the 2012 lineup to give you an idea of what you can expect: Charlie WilsonJill ScottNatalie ColeKenny G and RaJaz  (full list of previous performers here - ever since 1968!).

Venue

inside the Hampton Coliseum

inside the Hampton Coliseum

The festival is hosted at the Hampton Coliseum.

Address: 1000 Coliseum Dr, Hampton, Virginia 23666, United States
Capacity: 9,777
Phone: (757) 838-5650

Directions and Parking Information | Food and Beverage Information

Tickets

Tickets for the Hampton Jazz Festival 2014 are $60.00 + $4.00 fees per seat per day. Tickets go on sale March 22nd 2014 @ 10am and can be purchased here at Ticketmaster.com.

(Prices for the 2013 festival were $58.50 per seat per day plus a facility fee of $3.50.)

You can receive a discount for large groups (45+) and are only available through fax or mail to the Hampton Coliseum Box Office.

Flights & Transportation

The nearest international airport to Hampton Jazz Festival is Norfolk International Airport (ORF) and is located approimately 30 km (19 miles) from Hampton Coliseum. To get to the festival venue from the airport you can get a taxi (around $30 one-way – list of taxi companies and numbers), it will take around 25 minutes. Alternatively you could jump on the airport shuttle which has been operating since 1928 and will drop you off in Hampton. Currently 6 airlines fly into Norfolk International Airport (list of airlines here).

To get the best flight deals I would always use SkyScanner as they take 0% commission and always (from my own experience) find the cheapest flight deals. Feel free to check prices using their official flight checker below:

Additional transport information on this festival can be found at the ‘Map & Transport Hubs‘ section along with the Festival NewsFestival photos of previous yearsuser comments etc. Make sure you check them out below.

Hotels & Accommodation

The cheapest accommodation options I could find in and around Hampton, Virginia during festival period (End of June 2014) are shown below:

*** Prices will rise the closer you get to the festival dates so book early and avoid disappointment… ***

Hotels Combined

If you are on a super shoe-string budget then search HostelWorld and get a bed in a hostel for as little as $3! - (Private rooms often $20+)

For a full list of good hotels to stay in during the festival period I would highly recommend visiting Hotels.com – Hampton, Virginia for more hotels.

Note that there is NO TENT CAMPING at the Hampton Jazz Festival this year. However, you are allowed to ‘camp’ in your RV or Motorhome at the nearby Fam Camp RV Park/Campground or alternatively you can see some more at RV Park Reviews for the Hampton Area.

Interview

We currently have not been able to interview anybody at the Hampton Jazz Festival, if you work for the festival and would like to answer a few questions for this section of your listing, please contact me so that we can get something arranged, thank you.

If you have any questions or need more information on this festival then please leave a comment below. NB. You will also find tabs below which display photo gallerieslive festival newstransport information etc – make sure you check them out before you leave and visit again soon as festival pages are being continually updated with new info!!

Additional Resources

Post last updated by Paul Thomson on April 30, 2014
6-Day Weather forecast for Hampton, Virginia, USA (37.035173,-76.381377):
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It is forcast to be Partly Cloudy at 11:00 PM EDT on October 19, 2014
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It is forcast to be Partly Cloudy at 11:00 PM EDT on October 22, 2014
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It is forcast to be Clear at 11:00 PM EDT on October 23, 2014
Clear
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It is forcast to be Clear at 11:00 PM EDT on October 24, 2014
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