The Balcones Heights Jazz Festival has been captivating South Texas jazz fans for over 22 years. The free concert series takes place July 8, 15, 22 and 29, on Friday evenings at the spectacular outdoor Amphitheater at Wonderland of the Americas. Concerts start at 7:30 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.
Internationally acclaimed artists such as Peter White, Slim Man, Paul Brown, Joseph Vincelli, Jeff Kashiwa , and Nils have headlined this prestigious event in years past.
Outdoor seating on the amphitheatre lawn is free on a first-come, first-served basis. Typically jazz fans begin staking their spots with blankets and lawn chairs the morning of each concert. Food and beverages are available for purchase at a variety of booths, as well as the adjacent Food Court inside Wonderland of the Americas.
Revel in the sights and sounds of great live jazz across the reflecting pool of one of San Antonio’s most arresting outdoor venues, the Amphitheatre at Wonderland of the Americas. It’s more than music! It’s one of South Texas’ most anticipated summer happenings. Musical magic at its finest, under the stars at the Balcones Heights Jazz Festival.
David Munoz, host of Sunday Morning Jazz with iHeart Media, has emceed the festival for the past 22 years. If you would like to know more about David, check out The Jazz Zone with David Munoz.
2016 Jazz Festival Line Up
Jul 8: 7:30PM/ DEAN JAMES
9PM/ TOM BROWNE
Jul 15: 7:30PM/ MELINA
9PM/ JEFF LORBER
Jul 22: 7:30PM/ BETT BUTLER/JOEL DILLEY
9PM/ JEANETTE HARRIS
Jul 29: 7:30PM/ WARHAWK
9PM/ 3rd FORCE
Aug 5: 7:30PM/ GROOVE THERAPY