Various locations Ballard
May 16–19 All Ages
The 16th Annual Ballard Jazz Festival, which highlights both the historic neighborhood and Seattle's vibrant jazz scene, is happening this year at locations including the Conor Byrne Pub and the newly relocated Nordic Museum. Enjoy three days of live sets from local and national acts, a jazz walk down Ballard Avenue, and more. A few notables on this year's talented lineup include Detroit-based jazz drummer and composer Clarence Penn and Swedish flugelhorn and trumpet player Oskar Stenmark, as well as locals like Cornish College of the Arts jazz voice professor Johnaye Kendrick, percussionist Tarik Abouzied, and vibraphonist Susan Pascal.
around Ballard, Seattle, WA 98107