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44th Annual Hampton Jazz Festival Line-up Announced

Each Evening to Sizzle With Classic Performances by R&B, Pop, and Soul Legends

This June 24-26, 2011 the 44th annual Hampton Jazz Festival returns to the Hampton Coliseum for yet another soulful weekend of unforgettable entertainment. This highly anticipated event will feature the top jazz, pop, R&B, and blues performers in the nation. This year’s line-up includes:

Friday, June 24 at 7:30 p.m.: Anthony Hamilton; Chaka Khan; Boyz II Men; Boney James
Saturday, June 25 at 7:00 p.m.: Charlie Wilson; KEM; Chrisette Michele; Soul of Summer featuring Jonathan Butler, Eric Darius, and Maysa
Sunday, June 26 at 2:00 p.m.: Maze featuring Frankie Beverly; Stephanie Mills; David Sanborn, George Duke, and Marcus Miller; Laura Izibor

Ticket prices are $55.50 for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. All are subject to applicable service charge and handling fees. Tickets for all three performances are on sale at the Hampton Coliseum and are also available for purchase at all VA, MD, and DC Ticketmaster outlets and at To charge by phone, call (800) 745-3000. All seats are reserved.

Group orders of 45 tickets or more receive special ticket prices of $50.50 (per performance) for Friday, Saturday and Sunday performances plus $3.00 facility fee and $5.00 handling fee on overall order. Group ticket sales are only available through the Hampton Coliseum Box Office (in person), or by fax or mail. In addition, an order form can be obtained online at Orders will not be taken by phone.

Festival patrons can receive additional information online at Individuals interested in overnight accommodation information should contact the Hampton Visitor Center at (800) 800-2202. Tour operators and group travelers requiring itinerary and planning assistance should call Bruce Newton at (800) 487-8778.

Partially bordered by the Hampton Roads harbor and Chesapeake Bay, Hampton, with the 344,000 sq. ft. Hampton Roads Convention Center, is located in the center of the Hampton Roads metropolitan area. Hampton is the site of America's first continuous English-speaking settlement and is home to such visitor attractions as the Virginia Air & Space Center and Riverside IMAX ® Theater, Hampton History Museum, harbor tours and cruises, Hampton University Museum, Fort Monroe, award-winning Hampton Coliseum, The American Theatre, among others.
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