FAQ


Where is the festival?
The festival is located at the intersection of 42nd and Central in front of the historic Dunbar Hotel.


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How much does the festival cost?
The festival is FREE and open to the public.

 

Who is playing at the festival?
Each year, we are honored to host distinguished jazz, blues, and Latin jazz musicians who pay tribute to the rich history of Central Avenue.

 

Where can I park?
Attendees can park in the streets surrounding the festival. Please take care to read all posted signs for specific parking regulations.  We will announce further parking locations as the festival draws closer.

 

How many people typically attend the festival?
35,000 people attend the two-day festival.

 

How can I become a vendor?
Please contact Johnny Andrade at (213) 743-6193 or jandrade@coalitionrcd.org.

Visit the Vendor page for price breakdown and more details.

 

How can I become a sponsor?
By becoming a sponsor, you can support a free, public event that reaches over 35,000 people. Visit the Sponsors Page for more information.

 

Will there be food at the event?
You can purchase food at the event. Each year, a variety of food vendors sell everything from barbeque to pupusas. Come hungry and prepare to eat some great food!

 

Can I record the performances?
Audio and video recordings are prohibited at the festival to protect the intellectual property rights of each artist. If you are a member of the media, please email us and we can arrange for you to interview the artists, key festival presenters, and receive permission from the artist to play clips of audio.

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