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2018 JAM in High Point

April 1 @ 8:00 amApril 30 @ 11:00 pm



April is national Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM)! What can you do to celebrate JAM? Participate, appreciate, and educate. As a fan, invite a friend to a 2018 JAM event in High Point. Everyone can bring the uninitiated into the music, history, and joy of jazz. This year, the High Point Arts Council is excited to be partnering with local venues and organizations to celebrate High Point’s rich jazz history and the role jazz continues to have in maintaining the lively and vibrant community we have all come to love today. Bring your friends and family out to any or all the events listed below so that we can keep jazz alive and well in High Point for generations to come.

April 2
JAM Proclamation by Mayor Wagner
High Point City Hall
5:30 p.m.
Hamilton Street

April 2

JAM Jazz Jam
Feat. Wally West Quartet
Presented by High Point Arts Council  
Centennial Station Arts Center
7:00 p.m., $5 Cover Charge
121 S. Centennial St.

April 6
Aaron Matson (Guitar)

The Public House
6:00 p.m., Free
1102 North Main Street

April 6
Poetry Café
Feat. Josephus III

Wifi Wine Bar
7:00 p.m., Free
1605 N Main St

April 6
HPU Jazz Ensemble

HPU Empty Space Theatre
7:30 p.m., Free
One University Parkway

April 7

Serenading & Saxie
Wifi Wine Bar
7:00 p.m., Free
1605 N Main St

April 8

Downtown Sound
Presented by Piedmont Artists
First Baptist Church
4:00 p.m., Free
405 N Main St.

April 14

Celebration of Jazz
Live Jazz and Visual Arts

High Point Library
1:00 p.m., Free
901 North Main St.

April 14

Pandora’s Manor
7:00 p.m., Free
407 W High Ave.

April 19

Multiple Intelligence Band
Centennial Station Arts Center
7:00 p.m., $5 Cover Charge
121 S. Centennial St.

April 21

Reggie Buie
Jackie’s Place
8:00 p.m., $10 Cover Charge
607 E. Washington Drive

April 24

Black Violin
Live Jazz Music
High Point Theatre
7:30 p.m., $40-$50
220 E Commerce Ave

Ongoing Throughout April

Books on Jazz Display

Sunrise Books
7 Hillcrest Place

John Coltrane Exhibit

High Point Museum
1859 Lexington Avenue

John Coltrane Statue & Kiosk

High Point City Hall
Corner of S. Hamilton & Commerce

Books on Jazz Display
Barnes & Noble Booksellers
906 Mall Loop Rd.

The Smithsonian National Museum of American History has designated April of each year as Jazz Appreciation Month to increase awareness of jazz across all mediums and to recognize the historical significance of jazz across America. The 2018 JAM in High Point was coordinated by the High Point Arts Council in partnership with the Friends of John Coltrane, High Point Library, High Point Museum, High Point Theatre and High Point University. For more information about JAM, visit the High Point Arts Council’s website at www.HighPointArts.org.


April 1 @ 8:00 am
April 30 @ 11:00 pm


High Point Arts Council
336-889-2787 ext. 26