Festival Schedule

Due to the recent COVID-19 Pandemic festival dates, lineup, and camp dates have changed.  The music festival and Night of Poetry will be streamed live through our Facebook page: Gulf Coast Ethnic & Heritage Jazz Festival and our YouTube Channel : 2020 GCEH Jazz Festival Live.   Here are all new dates, times, and locations!   

The Marcus Johnson Summer Jazz Camp
July 27 – 31, 2020       Weekdays 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Central Presbyterian Church.  Chief Clinician, Hosea London.                                                    Instead of an Artist in residence, this year we will have a live streamed second-line workshop presented by The Astral Project.

Registration Fee: $50 per student (Scholarships available)                                                 Central Presbyterian Church 1260 Dauphin Street 36604

Thursday, July 30, 2020 @ 6:30 p.m.                                                                                                   An Evening of Jazz & Spoken Word                                                                                        FEATURING: Huggy Bear da Poet & The PowerLines Poets!                                                   Live Streamed on Gulf Coast Ethnic & Heritage Jazz Festival Facebook Page

Friday July 31, 2020 @6:30 p.m.

FEATURING: The Excelsior Band                                                                                                                             Also Appearing: Karmilla Ali & Friends, and The Cedric Brooks Project

Saturday August 1, 2020 @ 6:30 p.m.

Featuring: Keep it Live, Ric McNaughton Band,and Jamell Richardson