3rd Annual Oxnard Jazz Festival Announces 2018 Main Event Lineup and 3-Days of Jazz-Inspired Events

Tickets are now on sale for the 3rd Annual Oxnard Jazz Festival (OJF) weekend, presented by Chuck Dennis Productions and the City of Oxnard, CA - with 805 Beer, Bud Light, Guitar Center, The Port of Hueneme, Premier America Credit Union, and Reyes Coca-Cola Bottling, joining as sponsors.

The festival main event will once again take place at Oxnard Beach State Park on Saturday, September 8, 2018, with headliners representing the best in Smooth & Latin Jazz, Blues, R&B and Soul music. The 2018 lineup includes Con Funk Shun, Greg Adams & East Bay Soul, Kelly's Lot, Mindi Abair & the Boneshakers, Paul Brown, Pete Escovedo, Rick Parma, and Tierra. The "Homegrown Talent" spotlight will be on Rahul Nedunuri, a 16-year old guitarist, from Simi Valley, CA, also making his festival debut.

In addition to stellar performances, festivalgoers can look forward to an array of arts, crafts and retail shopping inside the vendor marketplace. Sampling cuisine from local restaurants, bakeries and food trucks will also be available. VIP catering services will be provided by Conejo Valley Catering.

The Oxnard Jazz Festival is excited to partner with La Fonda Del Rey, located at 455 S. A. Street, Oxnard, CA 93030, to offer signature events taking place throughout jazz festival weekend. See below for the complete list of events. Visit to purchase tickets.

Friday, September 7, 2018
8 PM: "Jazz -N-Jokes" feat. live on stage comedy from Honest John, Pierre, Scruncho, Julio Gonzalez, and Denise Carter. Hosted by Jamal Doman and music by saxophonist Tomoko.

Saturday, September 8, 2018
8 PM: "The OJF Official Denim & Diamonds After Party" feat. music by DJ. Lex

Sunday, September 9, 2018
10 AM: "The Sunday Jazz Brunch" feat. Guitarist, Ayline Artin

The Oxnard Jazz Festival (OJF) is a cultural music celebration offering a diverse mix of Jazz, Latin, Soul, Blues, and R&B. This premier experience includes VIP seating in an incredible outdoor setting; complemented by scenic beaches, vendor booth shopping, cultural foods, and many other inviting attractions which make the festival a top event and destination to close out the summer festival season. Even though the official title of the festival says "Jazz, " Oxnard Jazz Festival really includes all music with a soul, including Latin, Blues, and R&B music. So "Feel the Grove" nestled along Ventura County's Gold Coast, and your soul will be singing too. This is a great place to catch emerging local talent and award-winning headliners all in one place.

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