2019 Festival Info
The Duck Jazz Festival Presented by PNC takes place in the Town of Duck annually on Columbus Day weekend. Enjoy highlights from the 2018 event by Baldwin Video Productions.
In 2019, participants can begin the festival with a Concert on the Green style event, Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 4 – 6 p.m. Then return to the park on Sunday, October 13, 2019, to enjoy a full day of music during this free, non-ticketed festival showcasing national, regional and local jazz musicians on two stages. Gates open at 10:00 a.m. with live music starting at 11:00 a.m. and food and soft drinks available for purchase from Duck eateries. Chairs are available for rent on-site from Ocean Atlantic Rentals. The festival takes place rain or shine. Attendees are invited to bring food, coolers, chairs, blankets and well-behaved dogs.
- The Duck Town Park is smoke-free.
- Please no umbrellas or tents during the Duck Jazz Festival.
- Videotaping of the performances is prohibited.
- Plastic and aluminum recycling are available onsite. Please consider taking your glass home with you to recycle.
This year jazz-related events leading up to the main event include a jazz-themed Story Time & Rhythm Play on Thursday morning and a can’t miss Sunset Movie on the Green, Thursday evening. Live music and special activities will be taking place around town at Duck businesses. For event updates, follow Duck Jazz Festival on Facebook and Twitter, and use #duckjazz on your posts and pictures.
This event is not possible without the amazing support of our volunteers and community members. You don’t have to live in Duck to join the fun! If you are interested in volunteering click here for open positions. Contact Betsy Trimble, volunteer coordinator, for more info at firstname.lastname@example.org or 252-255-1234.
Thursday, October 10
10:00 am Story Time/Rhythm Play
2019 Jazz Festival: October 12 & 13
Saturday, October 12
4:00 – 6:00 PM Andrew Sanchez & His Hip Six Community Concert on the Green
Sunday, October 13:
10:00 AM Gates open for this free, non-ticketed festival in the Duck Town Park.
11:00 AM Full day of live music on two stages begins!
11:00 AM Sidecar Social Club
1:00 PM Caroline Davis
2:45 PM Benny Green Trio
5:00 PM Leroy Jones Quintet
12:00 PM Triangle Youth Jazz Ensemble
4:00 PM Andrew Sanchez interactive
Duck Town Park
1200 Duck Road
Duck, NC 27949