The Taste of 4th Avenue Jazz Festival is returning after 3 years—get the details here

Taste of 4th Avenue Jazz Festival
Festival performers playing their hearts outs on the stage (Taste of 4th Avenue, Inc.)

The Taste of 4th Avenue Jazz Festival is back! It will take place on Saturday, August 27, 2022, in the historic 4th Avenue business district in downtown Birmingham and it’s FREE. Read on to get the event details. 

About The Taste of 4th Avenue Jazz Festival

The Taste of 4th Avenue Jazz Festival
Festival attendees dancing in the streets. (Taste of 4th Avenue, Inc.)

The Taste of 4th Avenue Jazz Festival had to take a long hiatus due to COVID-19, we’re happy to announce that it’s back. The festival, inspired by “The Taste of Chicago,” a free outdoor music and food festival, it has been a summer tradition in The Magic City since 2003. Organizers include Urban Impact, Inc. and the Taste of 4th Avenue, Inc’s Board.

The historic festival location

Taste of Taste of 4th Avenue Jazz Festival
Festival attendees enjoying the entertainment. (Taste of 4th Avenue, Inc.)

The Taste of 4th Avenue Jazz Festival takes place in the heart of the historic 4th Avenue business district that served as the center for Black commerce and culture during segregation. The festival allows the Birmingham community to come together under the unifying element of jazz and they want you to come.

What to expect at The Taste of 4th Avenue Jazz Festival

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Perfect out for families! (Taste of 4th Avenue, Inc.)

You will be able to enjoy the soulful sounds of local and nationally-recognized artists. Some past festival performers have been:

  • Bobbi Humphrey
  • Kim Waters
  • Michael Ward
  • The Birmingham Heritage Band

There will also be food and art vendors to enjoy during the one-day festival.

Mark your calendars

The Taste of 4th Avenue Save the Date
The Taste of 4th Avenue Save the Date (Taste of 4th Avenue, Inc.)

Get ready to have a soulful time in The Magic City—the Taste of 4th Avenue Jazz Fest organizers can’t wait to see you there. 

When: August 27, 2022 | 12-8pm 

Where: Historic 4th Avenue Business District 

Cost: FREE (bring your family and friends) 

Visit www.4thavenuejazz.org to learn more about the Taste of 4th Avenue Jazz Festival including festival line-up, vendor and volunteer applications. 

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