Conference Schedule

All panel discussions will take place at The Yard Conference Room (second floor), located at 700 Pennsylvania Avenue Southeast. The festival will be held at (Eastern Market Metro Plaza, 701 Pennsylvania Avenue Southeast).

Wednesday October 4th

6:00 – 7:30pm: The World of Grants and Gigs – securing grants from government, foundations and more! (panel discussion)
8:00 – 11:00pm: Capitol Hill Jazz Jam (Mr. Henry’s Restaurant, 601 Pennsylvania Avenue Southeast)

Thursday October 5th

6:00 – 7:30pm: The role of the musicians union in the jazz community (panel discussion)
8:00pm and 10:00pm: The Capital Lab Band (HillFest featured performer) at Mr. Henry’s Restaurant  ($25 tickets – purchase here)

Friday October 6th

6:00 – 7:00pm: Jazz masterclass with trombonist Steve Turre

HillFest at Barracks Row

7:00 – 9:00pm: Lavagna (539 8th Street Southeast)
7:30 – 9:30pm: Extreme Pizza (520 8th Street Southeast)

Festival Schedule:

11:00 – 11:05am: Opening Remarks
11:05 – 11:20am: Oye Palaver Hut
11:20 – 11:50pm: Bill Washburn’s Rhythminic Accents
12:00 – 12:30pm: Blues Alley Youth Orchestra
12:40 – 1:10pm: Duke Ellington School of the Arts Jazz Orchestra
1:30 – 2:30pm: Bobby Felder Capital All-Stars Big Band
2:30 – 3:00pm: Karen LoveJoy
3:15 – 4:00pm: Fran Vielma Jazz Orchestra
4:00 – 4:45pm: Brandon Woody
4:45 – 5:00pm: Potomac Drum Warriors
5:00 – 5:45pm: Herb Scott Quartet
6:00 – 7:00pm: The Capitol Hill Jazz Orchestra feat. Trombonist Steve Turre