Vancouver Wine & Jazz Festival, Vancouver, WA
The Vancouver Wine & Jazz Festival is “...the largest festival of its kind in the Northwest...” (KATU 2 ABC TV, Portland, OR). The Festival features internationally acclaimed jazz, blues and pop musicians, 40-50 artists & crafters from Oregon, Washington, California, Idaho and Montana, 200 wines, local restaurants and commercial exhibitors. Local media estimates that approximately 6-8,000 people attend the Festival each August in Vancouver, Washington.
Our Fine Artists & Crafters include mediums of painting, sculpture, pottery, fiber, mixed media, glass, jewelry and more.
The Festival features visual artists, hundreds of wines, local restaurants and numerous commercial exhibitors. In 17 years, the Festival has presented such internationally acclaimed jazz artists including: Al Jarreau, Allen Toussaint, Arturo Sandoval, Bela Fleck, BeauSoleil, Bill Frisell, Blind Boys of Alabama, Blood, Sweat & Tears, Bo Diddley, Booker T. Jones, Bobby Shew, Brubeck Brothers Quartet, Chick Corea, Chuck Mangione, Coco Montoya, David Sanborn, Diane Schuur, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Dr. John, Eddie Palmieri, Ed Shaughnessy, Ernie Watts, Four Freshmen, James Cotton, Jean-Luc Ponty, Joey DeFrancesco, John Hammond, John Pizzarelli, Jose Feliciano, Judy Collins, Kenny Loggins, Lavay Smith, Los Lobos, Marcia Ball, Mavis Staples, Melissa Manchester, Nicholas Payton, Poncho Sanchez, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Ramsey Lewis, Regina Carter, Rita Coolidge, Spanish Harlem Orchestra, Spyro Gyra, Stanley Clarke, Stanley Jordan, Take 6, The Gospel Hummingbirds, The Louis Armstrong Society Jazz Band, The 5th Dimension, The Rippingtons, The Savoy-Doucet Cajun Band, The Temptations, The Yellowjackets, WAR and others; as well as more than 100 local and regional jazz bands.
The Festival is a program of and is produced by Bravo! Vancouver, a 501(c)3 nonprofit arts organization. Bravo! Vancouver produces the annual Bravo! Vancouver Concert Series, and has presented more than 100 classical, jazz, sacred and chamber music concerts in the U.S. and Croatia since 1993.
Loyal sponsors include: Comcast, iQ Credit Union, Eagle Home Mortgage, Alaska Airlines, Boeing, Carrier, Cinetopia, Columbia Resource Company, Dewils Industries, Entek Corporation, Fred Meyer, Lamar Transit Advertising, McCord's Vancouver Toyota, Vancouvercenter, Waste Connections, The Heathman Lodge, E&J Gallo, MillerCoors, Stein Distributing, Michelle's Piano, Think Signs, Vancouver Sign Company, 1190 AM KEX, K103 FM, DEX Media, KATU 2, Vancouver Business Journal…and many more!
Visit our website or call us at 360-906-0441 to get an Artist/Crafter application.