August 29-September 1, 2008
For more than a quarter century, Detroit Jazz Fest has entertained millions of fans with jazz legends ranging from Herbie Hancock to Yusef Lateef and Ron Carter. This weekend, it ROARS on six stages over four days, with blues, gospel, R&B, and one of the strongest jazz lineups on the planet. The festival also offers educational events, daily second-line parades, fireworks, and rare opportunities to meet the artists. And it's all FREE!