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Lexus Smooth Jazz Fest

Saturday, August 10, 2019 - 07:30 PM to 09:00 PM
African American Forum, Inc.

The African American Forum, a non-profit arts and cultural organization, is committed to developing programs that support and highlight the artistic, cultural and educational achievements of African Americans.  By sharing experiences reflective of African American culture, we encourage individuals to embrace diversity and, in doing so, create a greater culture.  A united culture. We place our emphasis on unity in the word Community!


It's time to make your plans to visit Kentucky's destination for Smooth Jazz! Each year in August, Smooth Jazz fans from across the commonwealth of Kentucky and beyond... make their way to Lexington for an experience like no other!

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We hope you will join us in 2019 for three (3) days of Smooth Jazz, at three (3) distinctly different venues... beginning on Thursday, August 8th and wrapping up with the SUMMER BREEZE SATURDAY All Star Jazz Showcase at the Kentucky Horse Park, that will celebrate contemporary American Jazz, complemented by fine cuisine and Kentucky culture.

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Thursday, August 8, 2019

JAZZ: Live at the Library!

An artist to be announced will perform at 7:00 PM in the Central Library's William Stamps Farish Fund Theater.


Friday, August 9, 2019

An Evening of Smooth JAZZ

Nick Colionne will perform at 8:00 PM in the Embassy Suites by Hilton Lexington Hotel's Coldstream Ballroom.


Saturday, August 10, 2019


Mindi Abair & The Boneshakers, with Special Guests Paul Taylor and Michael Lington, will perform on stage beginning at 7:30 PM at the Kentucky Horse Park, in the Campground Primitive area.