Established in 1996, Jazz Fest has offered attendees the chance to unwind and escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life with soothing jazz melodies in the rolling hills of Litchfield County, Connecticut. You’ll enjoy some of your favorite jazz artists performing live while discovering new talent with like-minded individuals who share a passion for the genre. You won’t want to miss Litchfield Jazz Fest 2023 this weekend, starting Friday, July 28.
The Venue & Tickets
This year, the festival welcomes audiences to the Tisch Auditorium in the new, state-of-the-art Thomas Perakos Performing Arts Center located at 22 Kirby Rd. Washington, CT 06793.
There are various ticket options available for your convenience. For those seeking an elevated experience, Best Friends and Friends VIP packages are available, with prime, reserved seating. For those who prefer flexibility and a more casual approach, General Admission seats are offered with perfect sight lines. You won’t miss any of the action on stage.
A delightful selection of food is available for purchase on-site. Therefore, you won’t have to go far from the festivities to enjoy a delicious meal.
Opening Night Gala
On Friday, July 28 at 5:45 p.m., a spectacular event awaits at The Opening Night Gala. The event will feature the top Litchfield Jazz Camp Combos. As harmonious melodies fill the air, guests can savor hors d’oeuvres and indulge in the exquisite flavors of fine French wines from Vandoren Vineyards, adding a touch of elegance to the evening. The opening concert will star the piano prodigy Brandon Goldberg.
Sunday Jazz Brunch
Make sure to mark your calendars for the highlight of the festival’s closing day – Sunday Jazz Brunch. Brunch takes place in the scenic Bourne Hall Courtyard at FGS, offering a picturesque setting to enjoy a wonderful musical and culinary experience. Brunch is included in the Best Friend packages or can be purchased separately. Last year’s Brunch was a sell-out. Therefore, we highly recommend getting your tickets early. Sunday Brunch starts at noon.