Lineup Schedule

SATURDAY, AUGUST 31ST 3:50 p.m.    John Coltrane Youth Jazz Workshop 4:30 p.m.   NC Coltrane All-Star Band 5:45 p.m.    Benny Golson and Nnenna Freelon 7:05 p.m.    Spanish Harlem Orchestra 8:20 p.m.    Lisa Fischer 9:45 p.m.    Brian Culbertson SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 1ST...
Dyana Williams Returns to Host 2019 Coltrane Jazzfest

Dyana Williams Returns to Host 2019 Coltrane Jazzfest

This is the third year Dyana Williams will host the John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival. She has been very busy since she was last here in 2018. A music activist, celebrity strategist  and broadcaster, she returns as the national host for the 9th...

Tour Coltrane’s Childhood Home While You’re In High Point, N.C.

The house where John Coltrane and his family lived as a child will be open for tours during the weekend of the Coltrane Jazz Festival. A historical marker will be dedicated at the home on 118 Underhill Street, High Point, NC in a ceremony on Friday, Aug. 30, 2019...
Traffic Alert

Traffic Alert

Because of road construction, there will be NO left turns into the venue. All cars must make a right turn into the park. We encourage attendees to enter from the north side of the venue by taking I-40 to Highway 68 or by taking Wendover Avenue to Highway 68.  If you...
Jazz Threefold

Jazz Threefold

When vocalist Michelle Coltrane performs at this year’s John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival she will be backed by the Piedmont Triad Jazz Orchestra and joined by High Point, native son Jason Palmer.  It’s a threefold music experience rare for jazz...
Touched and Touched By…

Touched and Touched By…

A music festival like the John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival in High Point, NC often gets overlooked for the significant avenues of exposure to jazz history it provides. This year that significance increases exponentially with the scheduled...