Dates & Price
Saturday, June 2, 2018, 2:00–10:00 pm
Ticketholders may enter Gardens starting at 1:00 pm
Wine tasting: 2:00–7:00 pm
Ages 21 & over: $59 (Ticket includes 10 free tastings and a souvenir glass)
Members ages 21 & over: $49 (Ticket includes 10 free tastings and a souvenir glass)
Ages 5–20 or designated driver: $39
Members ages 5–20 or designated driver: $29
All Stars, Friday, June 1
Reserved Seating: $49
Gardens Preferred and Gardens Premium Members: $44
Chairs and blankets are permitted after 1:00 pm.
This is a rain or shine event. No outside food allowed in the Gardens.
All sales are final. Tickets are non-refundable and may not be exchanged for another date and time. Lost or stolen tickets will not be refunded or replaced.
The Gardens will be closed all day to everyone except Wine & Jazz Festival ticketholders.
The Wine & Jazz Festival is sold out.
Enjoy the sights and sounds of live music while savoring wines from around the world. Sip along to exceptional jazz from Grammy Award-winning musicians, and, after the sun goes down, catch a jazz-inspired evening fountain show to round out your day.
Can’t wait for Saturday? Start your fun early with a special Friday night Wine & Jazz All Stars performance followed by a fountain show that dances to the sounds of big band and swing. (Please note: the Friday night Wine & Jazz All Stars performance is sold out).
Christian McBride’s New Jawn
Open Air Theatre
Philadelphia native Christian McBride has been part of the international jazz scene for more than 20 years. He has been a go-to bassist for many artists, including Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, Dianna Krall, and Sting. McBride has been at the forefront of jazz education, serving as an artist in residence at numerous festivals, including the Detroit International Jazz Festival and the Monterey Jazz Festival, and was named 2012 Bassist of the Year at the Jazz Journalist Awards.
Delfeayo Marsalis presents the Uptown Jazz Orchestra
Headed by celebrated trombonist Delfeayo Marsalis, the Uptown Jazz Orchestra skillfully combines riff playing, spontaneous arrangements, and New Orleans secondline groove in a celebration of old school jazz. A National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Masters Award winner along with his family, Marsalis is known for his imagination and range, as well as his zeal to introduce children to jazz in New Orleans and beyond.
3:00 & 5:00 pm
Winner of the 2015 Thelonious Monk International Vocals Jazz Competition and 2013 Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition, Jazzmeia Horn has a name that speaks for itself, capturing the very essence of her expressive and lively music. Having earned a reputation as a jazz rising star, Horn appears on the national and international jazz scene while leading her dynamic group The Artistry of Jazz Horn.
Open Air Theatre
2:00 & 4:00 pm
Fifteen-year-old jazz prodigy Joey Alexander is the youngest jazz artist ever nominated for a Grammy Award. Showing great promise as both a composer and bandleader, evidenced by the worldwide success of his trio, Alexander develops fresh takes on well-known tunes.
2:15 & 4:15 pm
Philadelphia-based vocalist Joanna Pascale connects personally with the lyrics of each song she performs, conveying the emotion of those words like no one else. Pascale’s latest release, Wildflower (2015), reveals her most personal and diverse collection to date, as her talents have come into full bloom. A singer of sophisticated taste, profound expressiveness, and raw emotion, Pascale is also an educator at Temple University and the University of Pennsylvania.
Peirce-du Pont House
2:30 & 4:30 pm
Influenced by Swing Musette and contemporary Parisian interpreters, the Musette Project plays tunes most closely connected with the Gypsy Jazz/French Swing genres. American jazz and swing accordionist Dallas Vietty leads the Musette Project with his upbeat sound and style.
Gift of Ghosts Brass Band
2:00 & 4:00 pm
Led by jazz poet Elliott Levin on tenor saxophone and flute, the Philadelphia-based Gift of Ghosts Brass Band plays energetic New Orleans style jazz.
3:00, 4:30 & 6:00 pm
Inspired by the music of Brazil, Philadelphia-based Ensemble Novo creates a tropical chill vibe with its unique sound, courtesy of its tenor saxophone, vibraphone, electric and nylon string guitars, bass, drums, and percussion.
Main Fountain Garden Fountain Performances
Enjoy 12-minute Daytime Fountain Performances in our Main Fountain Garden at 1:15, 3:15, 5:15, and 6:15 pm.
Catch a swing-inspired 30-minute Illuminated Fountain Performance at 9:00 pm.
Dine With Us
Our insulated Wine & Jazz Festival Picnic Tote is packed with a savory sampling of gourmet cheeses, crackers and pita, fruits, salads, hummus, bread, and bottled water.
Each Picnic Tote serves two: $73
We are now accepting reservations via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or via phone at 610-388-5290. Reservations will not be accepted via OpenTable. Make your 1906 reservations early, as sell out is likely.
Concessions throughout the Gardens will offer light fare and non-alcoholic beverages.
*Gardens Preferred and Gardens Premium Members receive access to the Pre-sale. If you are eligible, you have received a Pre-sale access code via direct mail or email from Longwood Gardens.