Las Vegas Jazz Festival comes to JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa Sept. 14-16

Will Downing
Las Vegas Jazz Festiva
l celebrates its inaugural festival at the beautiful JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa With over 26 national acts performing Friday, September 14 through Sunday, September 16 this will be a weekend not to be missed (Pictured above: Will Downing)

The party starts Friday with headlining singers Lalah Hathaway (“Forever, For Always, For Love”) & Rahsaan Patterson (“Spend The Night”); plus Phil Perry & Kim Waters; Marc Antoine & Brian Simpson; Dominic Amato (“New Creation”) and Jonathan Fritzén & Will Donato.

Lalah Hathaway
Lalah Hathaway

Headlining Saturday’s roster are jazz favorites performing together on stage Peter White (“Here We Go”), Mindi Abair (“Smile”) & David Pack (“Buleria””). Other acts include Larry Graham & Graham Central Station; Richard Elliot & Rick Braun; Nick Colionne and Chris Standring & Shilts.

The event will conclude on Sunday with R&B and soulful singer Will Downing (“One Step Closer”). Other acts include Eric Darius (“Breathe”) with Tower of Power lead singer Larry Braggs; The Rippingtons featuring Russ Freeman; The Sax Pack – Jeff Kashiwa, Steve Cole & Marcus Anderson and DW3

Tickets start at $45 plus tax and applicable fees for single day tickets & $98 plus tax and applicable fees for 3 day tickets. There are a small number of room & concert packages available as well. Tickets and hotel/concert packages can be purchased online at or by calling 602-244-8444. Tickets are limited.

For more information about the Las Vegas Jazz Festival, visit