Vocal Jazz Festivals

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August 3 Long Beach Vocal Jazz Academy Long Beach, CA
August 10 Northern California Vocal Jazz Academy Livermore, CA
September 7 Seattle Vocal Jazz Academy Seattle, WA
October 2019 Upland HS Vocal Jazz Festival Upland, CA
November 8-9 SongBird Vocal Jazz Festival Lafayette, CO
November 8-9 Cuesta College Vocal Jazz Festival San Luis Obispo, CA
November 9 Groove For Thought Vocal Jazz Forum Edmonds, WA
November 14-15 m-pact Vocal Festival Kansas City, KS
November 19-21 Manitoba Choral Association Choralfest Winnipeg, MB, Canada
December 7 Sacramento State Winter Jazz Festival Sacramento, CA
January 8-10, 2020 11th Annual JEN Conference New Orleans, LA
January 25 Folsom Jazz Festival Folsom, CA
January 31 – Feb 1 University of Mary Jazz Festival Bismarck, ND
February NAU Jazz Madrigal Festival Flagstaff, AZ
February 8 Concordia Vocal Jazz Festival Moorhead, MN
February Mo Show Festival Washington, IA
February Friends University Jazz Festival Wichita, KS
February 15 Millikin University Vocal Jazz Festival Decatur, IL
February Solon Vocal Jazz Festival Solon, IA
February 25-26 Northwest Jazz Festival Powell, WY
February 28-29 Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival Moscow, ID
February Kirkwood Vocal Jazz Festival Kirkwood, IA
March 1-2 Columbia College Vocal Jazz Festival Sonora, CA
March 5-7
DeMiero Jazz Fest Edmonds, WA
March 9 New York Voices Jazz Festival St. Charles, IL
March Vertical Voices Vocal Jazz Festival Rochelle, IL
March SCVA Jazz Festival Valencia, CA
March 14 Clackamas Annual Vocal Jazz Festival Oregon City, OR
March 14-15 UM Buddy DeFranco Jazz Festival Missoula, MT
March 19-21 Brandon Jazz Festival Brandon, MB, Canada
March 20-21
Santa Cruz Jazz Festival Santa Cruz, CA
Point Loma Nazarene Vocal Jazz Festival San Diego, CA
March  NCDA Vocal Jazz Festival Columbus, NE
March 26-28
SMV Real Group Festival Creston, IA
March 26-28 Oceanside Jazz Festival (MiraCosta College) Oceanside, CA
March 27-28
Gold Company Invitational Vocal Jazz Festival
Kalamazoo, MI
Troy University Vocal Jazz Invitational Troy, AL
March Mt. SAC High School Workshop/Festival Walnut, CA
March Mason Vocal Jazz Festival Fairfax, VA
April 1-2
Ontario Vocal Jazz Festival Toronto, ON, Canada
April 2-3 Gene Harris Jazz Festival Boise, ID
April 3-5
Monterey Next Generation Jazz Festival Monterey, CA
April 16-18
Accent Vocal Festival Tiffin, OH
April Niles North Vocal Jazz Festival Skokie, IL
BC Interior Jazz Festival Kelowna, BC, Canada
April 17-18
Fullerton Jazz Festival (Fullerton College) Fullerton, CA
UWMC Vocal Jazz Festival Wausau, WI
April 23-25 University of Northern Colorado Jazz Festival Greeley, CO
April SNU Jazz Festival Bethany, OK
April Mansfield University Jazz Festival Mansfield, PA
April 20 Pleasant Hill Jazz Festival Pleasant Hill, OR
April 20 CBC  Jazz Unlimited & Competition Pasco, WA
April 23 Kansas City Jazz Summit Kansas City, KS
April 23-25
Reno Jazz Festival Reno, NV
April 25
New York City Vocal Jazz Festival New York, NY
no 2020 event
Canadian Rocky Mountain Festival Banff, AB, Canada
May 18-27 MusicFest Canada Ottawa, ON, Canada
May 15-16
CWU Jazz Festival Ellensburg, WA