The Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival

The 2016 Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival will be held on Saturday, September 24, 2016. The theme of this year’s festival is “Jazz: Peace Supreme.”

Artists: Apply to Perform at the Festival

For artists wishing to perform at the 2016 Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival, please submit your electronic media kit to with the words “Artist Submission” in the subject line. We will be accepting performance applications only up until our deadline: March 1, 2016.

About the Festival

The Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival is Boston’s biggest block party—a free, annual outdoor concert open to the public that has delighted hundreds of thousands of music lovers over the years with its host of jazz, Latin, blues, funk, and groove performances, along with an array of food vendors and free activities for kids. Each year, the festival is the place to be in Boston on the last Saturday in September as the community comes together in a bond forged in the joy of great live music.

The festival offers world-class music on three stages, phenomenal food and drink, arts, crafts, and unique gifts. The Natixis Family Park offers facepainting, inflatables, cotton candy, KidsJam activities, an instrument petting zoo, and more.

Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival 2015 Sponsors