#WanderlustWednesday | Charleston is a Jazz City

The Charleston Jazz Fest: it brings jazz fans from all over to the Holy City with more than 100 local, regional, and national jazz musicians who will celebrate the city’s rich jazz heritage. In addition to the wonderful food, southern charm, and Civil War history, this fun festival shows why Charleston is such a fantastic destination. This four day festival is in its fourth year and takes place from Jan. 18-21.

Check out this blurb from the official site:

The 4th Annual Charleston Jazz Festival will take over downtown Charleston with performances by many of the world’s best known jazz musicians.  From legends of jazz to emerging artists, to Charleston’s most celebrated home-grown talent, artists of the Charleston Jazz Festival perform a wide range of styles including Swing, Salsa, Blues, Brazilian, the American Songbook and more.

This year’s Festival will happen at a variety of venues throughout Charleston … from fine restaurants and clubs to the city’s finest performance venues.  More than 2,500 attendees will join together to celebrate America’s quintessential art form at the 4th Annual Charleston Jazz Festival.



Pat Barcas

Pat Barcas serves as staff writer and photographer for Festiva, based in Asheville, NC. In his spare time he enjoys photography, astronomy, hiking, hanging out with his family, and of course, traveling!

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