Coltrane Jazz Festival Site Map
Coltrane Jazz Festival Site Map

General Admission

Your General Admission ticket grants you access to the vibrant festival grounds, where you can explore a variety of craft stalls, a dedicated Coltrane Festival merchandise tent, and an array of food and drink vendors. Bring your own chairs to comfortably enjoy the festival’s musical offerings from our spacious lawn, joining a community of fellow music enthusiasts.

Premium General Admission

Premium General Admission offers access to a special seating area near the stage. Feel free to bring your own chairs for a comfortable and enhanced view of all the performances. As a Premium General Admission ticketholder, you’ll also have full access to the festival grounds, complete with a variety of shopping and food options to enhance your festival experience.

VIP Admission

As a VIP ticket holder, you’ll be treated to a premium experience, including a reserved seat within the VIP section, near the stage. Enjoy the convenience of complimentary parking and skip the lines with a special VIP entrance. This ticket grants full access to the festival grounds, including general admission areas. Each day, savor a meal and two drinks on us, enhancing your festival experience.

Super VIP

As a Super VIP ticket holder, you’ll be treated to a premium experience, including a reserved, cushioned seat within the first eight rows of the VIP section, near the stage. Enjoy the convenience of complimentary parking and skip the lines with a special VIP entrance. This ticket grants full access to the festival grounds, including general admission areas. Each day, savor a meal and two drinks on us, enhancing your festival experience. Plus, you’ll receive a special Super VIP commemorative Festival Lanyard as a keepsake.

Saturday Only

Saturday Tickets

August 31, 2024

Bilal

Bilal Sayeed Oliver is a truly independent artist. A singer, songwriter, and producer who has always been ahead of his time - the Grammy Award-winning artist blends jazz, afro-futurism, classic soul, alternative R&B, rock and classical in his vocals and music. His...

Jesus Molina

Jazz pianist Jesus Molina took his first professional music lesson less than 10 years ago by way of a scholarship to the prestigious Berklee College of Music, in Boston. Today he’s being acknowledged as a global phenom, recently coming off a Boston Pops debut...

Incognito

British band Incognito, is anything but. The group’s high energy performances, synergizing funk, soul, hip hop, as well as jazz have sealed their identity as a band known for its “must see live” performances, pumping out irresistible grooves and a message that’s...

Brian Culbertson

Over the course of crafting a 25-album catalog and architecting nearly 40 Billboard No. 1 singles as a multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and producer, Brian Culbertson has charted his own unique course in music. Label him jazz and he makes a funk record. Call him an...

Full Experience

Two-Day Tickets

Don’t Miss a Thing!

August 31 – September 1, 2024

UNCG Spartans Jazz Collective

The UNCG Spartans Jazz Collective made their debut at the 2023 John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival. The rotating ensemble is made up of students and faculty from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. They were so well received last year, they...

Bilal

Bilal Sayeed Oliver is a truly independent artist. A singer, songwriter, and producer who has always been ahead of his time - the Grammy Award-winning artist blends jazz, afro-futurism, classic soul, alternative R&B, rock and classical in his vocals and music. His...

Jesus Molina

Jazz pianist Jesus Molina took his first professional music lesson less than 10 years ago by way of a scholarship to the prestigious Berklee College of Music, in Boston. Today he’s being acknowledged as a global phenom, recently coming off a Boston Pops debut...

Nik West

Bassist, singer, and songwriter Nik West isn't just a musician; she's an embodiment of individuality. The performer with the explosive stage presence is set to appear at the John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues, Sunday, Sept. 1, 2024 in Oak Hollow Park, High...

The Lao Tizer Band

Three Emmys, two Grammys, one alum of The Voice, an American Idol phenom, and a DownBeat “Jazz Group of the Year '' nominee —  all that and more are in the embodiment of the Lao Tizer Band. A veteran performer of the Coltrane JazzFest, Tizer and his current band will...

Incognito

British band Incognito, is anything but. The group’s high energy performances, synergizing funk, soul, hip hop, as well as jazz have sealed their identity as a band known for its “must see live” performances, pumping out irresistible grooves and a message that’s...

Nicholas Payton

As a leading voice in American popular music, Nicholas Payton is a multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, composer, producer, arranger, essayist, and social activist who defies musical and artistic categories. The two-time Grammy Award-winner joins the Bill Charlap Trio as...

Dee Dee Bridgewater

Over the course of a multi-faceted career spanning four decades, Grammy and Tony Award-winning jazz giant Dee Dee Bridgewater occupies the upper echelon of vocalists. The two-time Grammy winner joins the Bill Charlap Trio as a special guest with trumpeter Nicholas...

Bill Charlap Trio

Since 1997, Grammy Award-winning pianist Bill Charlap has led the Bill Charlap Trio with bassist Peter Washington and drummer Kenny Washington. The trio, recognized as one of the leading groups in jazz, will highlight the John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues...

Brian Culbertson

Over the course of crafting a 25-album catalog and architecting nearly 40 Billboard No. 1 singles as a multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and producer, Brian Culbertson has charted his own unique course in music. Label him jazz and he makes a funk record. Call him an...

Gregory Porter

Gregory Porter performances are such a hybrid of jazz, gospel, blues, and soul, that he draws audiences from across divergent demographics; age, ethnicities, and genres. It is with great joy that we announce his return for the 2024 John Coltrane International Jazz and...

Sunday Only

Sunday Tickets

September 1, 2024

UNCG Spartans Jazz Collective

The UNCG Spartans Jazz Collective made their debut at the 2023 John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival. The rotating ensemble is made up of students and faculty from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. They were so well received last year, they...

Nik West

Bassist, singer, and songwriter Nik West isn't just a musician; she's an embodiment of individuality. The performer with the explosive stage presence is set to appear at the John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues, Sunday, Sept. 1, 2024 in Oak Hollow Park, High...

The Lao Tizer Band

Three Emmys, two Grammys, one alum of The Voice, an American Idol phenom, and a DownBeat “Jazz Group of the Year '' nominee —  all that and more are in the embodiment of the Lao Tizer Band. A veteran performer of the Coltrane JazzFest, Tizer and his current band will...

Nicholas Payton

As a leading voice in American popular music, Nicholas Payton is a multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, composer, producer, arranger, essayist, and social activist who defies musical and artistic categories. The two-time Grammy Award-winner joins the Bill Charlap Trio as...

Dee Dee Bridgewater

Over the course of a multi-faceted career spanning four decades, Grammy and Tony Award-winning jazz giant Dee Dee Bridgewater occupies the upper echelon of vocalists. The two-time Grammy winner joins the Bill Charlap Trio as a special guest with trumpeter Nicholas...

Bill Charlap Trio

Since 1997, Grammy Award-winning pianist Bill Charlap has led the Bill Charlap Trio with bassist Peter Washington and drummer Kenny Washington. The trio, recognized as one of the leading groups in jazz, will highlight the John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues...

Gregory Porter

Gregory Porter performances are such a hybrid of jazz, gospel, blues, and soul, that he draws audiences from across divergent demographics; age, ethnicities, and genres. It is with great joy that we announce his return for the 2024 John Coltrane International Jazz and...

TICKETING FAQS

Where can I purchase a ticket to The John Coltrane International Jazz & Blues Festival?
Tickets can be purchased at any time directly from the festival website by clicking the links above! Tickets will also be available for purchase onsite with credit or debit cards.

 

I never received an email confirmation for the ticket I purchased, what do I do?

First, check your SPAM folder to see if you received any emails from us. For additional assistance, email [email protected]

 

Can I enter the festival with a printed or mobile ticket?

In order to enter the festival gates, all guests must present their paper or mobile ticket for a festival-issued wristband.

 

I purchased a ticket and am unable to attend the event; Can I get a refund?Tickets are non-refundable.

 

Is there special ticket pricing for large groups attending the festival?

To purchase group tickets, please reach out to [email protected].

 

Can I purchase a ticket even if I live out of the country?

Of course! We would love to have you join us here at the 13th Annual John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival! Since all our tickets are mobile or print at home it is easy to join in on the fun!

 

 

Does my ticket reserve a seat for me?
VIP & SuperVIP tickets include seating. Premium General Admission and General Admission tickets can be purchased with or without a chair included. You can opt to bring your own, or rent one at the Festival. If you already purchased a ticket without a chair, visit our partner, conCHAIRto and reserve yours now!

 

I purchased a Two-Day Ticket. Can two people use the same pass on different days?

No, Two-Day Tickets are not transferrable once the ticket has been scanned and must be used by the same patron on both days.

 

Can I upgrade my general admission ticket to a VIP or Super VIP ticket?

If VIP or Super VIP tickets are still available at the gate you may upgrade your ticket for the difference in price at the box office trailer at the main Festival Entrance. To upgrade prior to festival dates contact customer service at 336.819.5299.

 

What is the difference between VIP and SUPER VIP tickets? 

Super VIP guests can enjoy all the amenities of being a VIP guest along with having a reserved padded seat in the first 8 rows of the dedicated VIP viewing area. Super VIP guests will also receive a commemorative event lanyard upon entry to the event.

 

Where will the box office be at the festival?

Box offices will be set up outside of both festival gates.

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