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Jazz Festival Moved to Scope Arena Due to Inclement Weather Forecast

NORFOLK, VA – (August 21, 2019) – The 37th Annual Norfolk Waterfront Jazz Festival on Friday &Saturday, August 23 & 24, has been relocated to the Norfolk Scope Arena in Downtown Norfolk due tothe inclement weather in the forecast for the upcoming weekend. The event was originally scheduled tobe held at Town Point Park.

Norfolk Scope Arena is located at 201 E. Brambleton Avenue, Norfolk VA 23510. More information about Scope Arena can be found here.

Doors open at 5pm and music begins at 5:30pm with a full lineup of entertainment for each day.

Friday Lineup:

9:30pm – Sheila E.

7:30pm –Richard Elliot, Peter White, DW3 (West Coast Jam)

5:30pm –Michael Lington, Paul Taylor, Vincent Ingala (Sax To The Max)

Saturday Lineup:

9:30pm – Brian McKnight

7:30pm –Jeff Lorber, Everette Harp, Paul Jackson Jr. (Jazz Funk Soul)

5:30pm – Lindsey Webster

Ticket Information:

All festival tickets will be honored at the Norfolk Scope entrance. Advance ticket holders are encouraged to enter through the Exhibition Hall entrance. All other ticket holders, including Will Call and those guests purchasing tickets, need to enter through the Scope Box Office, located in the Scope parking garage at 201 E. Brambleton Avenue. Due to the location change, no chairs or personal coolers will be allowed into Scope Arena. A limited number of tickets are still available for purchase atbit.ly/NFKJazzTickets.

Parking:

Guests can park in the Scope parking garage at 201 E. Brambleton Avenue. Additional parking is available at the Charlotte Street Garage located at 440 Monticello Ave.

The 37th Annual Norfolk Waterfront Jazz Festival is produced by Norfolk Festevents, presented bythe City of Norfolk and Optima Health.

Norfolk Fest events, Ltd., based in Norfolk, Virginia, is a private, not-for-profit organization dedicated to creating the most dynamic urban waterfront community in America through innovative programming and imaginative uses of its historic waterfront spaces. An extensive 10-month schedule of diverse outdoor cultural events, festivals, concerts, entertainment, holiday programs, tall ship visits, sports and recreation are presented in two popular and welcoming waterfront environments; Town Point Park located in downtown Norfolk on the banks of the Elizabeth River and Ocean View Beach Park situated on the shore line of the Chesapeake Bay. Norfolk Fest events has served as the City of Norfolk’s official event marketing agency since the city’s downtown waterfront revitalization initiatives began in 1982.The organization has garnered international acclaim for its advocacy for public access to waterfronts,outstanding quality programming and development of public spaces, transforming Norfolk into one of the most progressive, fun and livable waterfront communities in the country. Residents, workers, and visitors to Norfolk and the Hampton Roads region are invited to experience all the fun and excitement of the 2019 season!

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