Detroit Jazz Festival Presented by Rocket Mortgage Pivots to Virtual
September 2, 2021
DETROIT – The Detroit Jazz Festival presented by Rocket Mortgage, the world's largest (and
best) free jazz festival in the world, today announced a pivot to a virtual format that will be
streamed and broadcast "live" for free this Labor Day weekend. The Festival begins on Friday,
Sept. 3 and runs through Monday, Sept. 6.
The Festival was originally scheduled to be in-person this year, but organizers decided to switch to
the virtual format based on mitigating factors:
Ø Hart Plaza is currently being improved and construction won't be complete until Fall. While
plans were being devise...