Held since the 1990s, the Long Beach Jazz Festival is now Southern California’s longest-running jazz event. The three-day jazz festival takes place in the beautiful Rainbow Lagoon Park, Long Beach. It features many famous jazz musicians with a focus on contemporary jazz, fusion, R&B, gospel, funk, soul, and blues. Hot summer nights by the waterfront are meant to be contributed by great jazz, with musicians like Marcus Miller, Poncho Sanchez, Everette Harp, Chante Moore & Doc Powell, Nick Colionne, Eric Roberson, and Nick Smith this event shouldn't be missed by jazz fans.
Long Beach Jazz Festival offers VIP seating in a scenic Lagoon with a wide choice of food and entertainment. The festival is organized by Rainbow Promotions. There's also an Annual Long Beach Jazz Festival Celebrity Golf Tournament taking place in addition to the festival. This charity tournament is held at the beautiful Monarch Beach Golf Links surrounded by beautiful nature and views of the ocean. Jazz community’s golf event features games, prizes, musical performances, and of course a chance to play with celebrities!