South Carolina Jazz Festival
Ticket prices

$30 Single Evening Pass: for Featured Concert on Friday or Saturday evening.

$50 Two-Day Weekend Pass: includes Featured Concerts for Friday and Saturday evenings.

Will Call
Tickets bought online that are not mailed must be picked up at Will Call located at Market Hall (Market & Second streets) from Friday 2:00 pm-6:30 pm and Saturday 11:00 am-6:30 pm.

Advanced tickets for the MAIN EVENT Evening Concerts are also available at the Cheraw Community Center Monday-Friday 8:30 am until 5:00 pm.

During the festival weekend, tickets and souvenirs will be available at Market Hall (corner of Market and Second Streets) Friday 2:00 pm-6:30 pm and Saturday 11:00 am-6:30 pm. Call 843-537-8420 ext. 12 for more information.

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2018 South Carolina Jazz Festival
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Celebrate Dizzy's 101st birthday in his hometown of Cheraw at the South Carolina Jazz Festival
October 19-21, 2018!

Over 20 regional musical artists from the Carolinas will perform in an eclectic collection of venues. Add a Bebop Parade, Early Jazz and Late Night Jazz Restaurant Venues, the Dizzy Gillespie Scholarship Golf Tournament, a Birthday Party for Dizzy, kids’ art activities, Madonnari-Southern Style Chalk Competition, a Jazz Mass, a 5K run/walk and much more while you experience the joy of jazz from your head down to your toes! As Dizzy would say, “Bebop on down to Chee-raw, South Carolina on October 19-21." For additional information, call 843.537.8420 ext. 12.

Featured Artists

The Latin Side of Dizzy featuring The Carlos Henriquez OctetFriday, October, 19
Friday, October 19

The South Carolina Jazz Masterworks Ensemble
Saturday, October 20

Historic Cheraw Cell Phone Tour
Free self-guided tour leads to over 25 points of interest, including Dizzy Gillespie Park, the Gillespie's home church, and the school Dizzy attended. Tour brochures available at the Lyceum, Market Hall and the Chamber office.

  Cheraw Has Jazz!
Not too many towns can boast of having a native son who performed at the White House for eight presidents. Click here to read more about Dizzy Gillespie.
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Featured Artists

Carlos Henriquez

The Latin Side of Dizzy Featuring The Carlos Henriquez Octet
Friday, October 19

Mark Rapp

The South Carolina Jazz Masterworks Ensemble
Saturday, October 20

To find out more about the musicians featured in the 2018 South Carolina Jazz Festival click here.


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