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Spring Music Festivals – May 2018

All of the buzz around Coachella (now renamed #Beychella after Beyonce’s epic performance during the opening weekend) has come and gone. The season of festivals is now officially ushered in and will be in full swing! Here are a  few music festivals to add to your itinerary as you make your travel plans for the summer.  Each month through September, Entirely Art will highlight some of our favorite music and art festivals from around the world that you should check out if you can.

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New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival  |  April 27 – May 6
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Featuring: Trombone Shorty, Anita Baker, Charlie Wilson, Sting, Aerosmith, Lyle Lovett, and George Benson.
Kick off the Spring Music Fest Season in New Orleans!


Cheltenham Jazz Festival  |  May 2 – May 7
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England
Featuring: China Moses, Corinne Bailey Rae, Eric Gales, Kasami Washington, Arun Ghosh and Caro Emerald.
Cheltenham Festival in Gloucestershire, England


SunFest | May 3 – May 6
West Palm Beach, Florida, USA
Featuring: Pitbull, Nick Jonas, Zedd, Ice Cube, Billy Idol, Zedd, PartyNextDoor, and Incubus.
SunFest in West Palm Beach, Florida


City of Derry Jazz and Big Band Festival | May 3 – May 7
Derry-Londonderry, Ireland
Featuring: Van Morrison
Jazz & Big Band in Ireland


Shaky Knees Festival | May 4 – May 6
Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Featuring: Jack White, Queens of the Stone Age, Jimmy Eat World, and Tenacious D.
Shaky Knees in Atlanta, GA

Beale Street Music Festival
| May 4 – May 6
Memphis, Tennessee, USA
Featuring: Alanis Morrisette, Erykah Badu, Tyler The Creator, Ludacris, Zac Harmon, and Dashboard Confessional.
Beats on Beale Street in Memphis, Tennessee

Juneau Jazz & Classic Festival
| May 4 – May 19
Juneau, Alaska, USA
Featuring: Doug Deming and the Jeweltones, Johnaye Kendrick, Andrew ‘Jr. Boy’ Jones, and Eroica Trio.
Jazz and Classics in Juneau, Alaska


Breda Jazz Festival | May 10 – May 13
Breda, Netherlands
Featuring: Tuba Skinny, Yvonne Weijers, Peter Mingaars, and Sweet System.
Breda Jazz Festival in the Netherlands


Borneo Jazz Festival | May 11 – May 13
Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia
Featuring: NewSound, Havana Social Club, Chris Stalk Quartet, and Nadir.
Jazz Festival in Malaysia 


Jacksonville Jazz Festival | May 24 – May 27
Jacksonville, Florida, USA
Featuring: Shelia E., Trombone Shorty, Euge Groove, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, and Vijay Iyer Sextet.
Memorial Day Weekend Jazz in Jacksonville, Florida


Atlanta Jazz Festival | May 26 – May 27
Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Featuring: Diane Reeves, The Bad Plus, Camille Thurman, and Jazzmeia Horn.
Memorial Day Weekend Jazz in Atlanta, Georgia




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