Fresh Coast Jazz Festival Milwaukee


Taking place near Lake Michigan’s beautiful fresh coast in Downtown Milwaukee, the inaugural Fresh Coast Jazz Festival brings jazz back to the city of festivals in a big way!

Experience it all -- great jazz from the superstars of jazz, new music from the rising stars of the genre along with several uniquely fun events that are sure to stimulate your senses.  The festival venue, The Marcus Center, boasts a central location, comfortable seating, ample parking and is just steps from hotels, restaurants and plenty of things to enjoy!

Be sure to join us Labor Day Weekend 2019 (August 30 – September 1)

All prices are valid thru May 15th, 2019.

Friday August 30, 2019
6pm – Featuring: The Hometown All-Stars, Lindsey Webster & Jazz Funk Soul (Jeff Lorber, Everette Harp & Paul Jackson Jr.)
Tickets $79 - $129
Saturday August 31, 2019
6pm – Featuring: The Hometown All-Stars, Ronnie Laws & Lee Ritenour
Tickets $79 - $129
Sunday September 1, 2019
1:30pm – Featuring Raul Midon & Norman Brown
Tickets $79 - $129

Sunday September 1, 2019
12:30 pm - Featuring Chris Crain in Uihlein Hall
Tickets $79 - $129




Enjoy all that the Fresh Coast Jazz Festival has to offer with the three day pass.

VIP 3-Day Passes $399 / Gold 3-Day Passes $299 / Silver 3-Day Passes $199

3 day passes include the same reserved seat for all Uihlein Hall concerts

Three day VIP passes also include:

  • The Pairing - A unique wine and music paring Friday, August 30 or the Fresh Coast Cruise - A jazz lunch cruise on Lake Michigan Saturday, August 31
  • Priority access to artist meet and greets
  • A commemorative lanyard



The Fresh Coast Cruise
Saturday, August 31st, 2019
Tickets $59

Enjoy a delicious catered lunch and great jazz music all while cruising Milwaukee’s Fresh Coast on the Edelweiss’s magnificent Harbor Lady. Cruise departs promptly from the Edelweiss Port (205 West Highland Boulevard in Milwaukee) at 12:30pm. Capacity is limited so get your tickets soon.

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The Pairing
Tickets $42

A virtuoso, a diva, vino and delectable treats…it’s The Pairing!  Enjoy the music of vocal virtuoso Al Jarreau paired with wonderful wines and snacks from Goodie Gourmet.  Lynne Jordan (who the late Roger Ebert called his favorite Chicago Diva) and The Shivers will take you on this unique culinary and musical journey. Vogel Hall at The Marcus Center.

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Show Dates

Start: Aug. 30, 2019

End: Sep. 01, 2019


Marcus Center Grounds
929 N Water St
Milwaukee, WI 53202

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