Jazz In The Garden Schedule - 2017

Friday Evenings May 19th through August 25th, 5:00-8:30 p.m.

Jazz In The Garden at Pavilion Café in the National Gallery of Art features an eclectic mix of jazz is performed by top Washington-area artists. During jazz concerts, the Pavilion Café offers a special menu of creative American cuisine and refreshments, including a beer and wine menu.  To learn more about Jazz in the Garden concerts and performers, please call (202) 842-6941.


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May 19 - Matuto

May 26 - United States Coast Guard Dixieland Jazz Band

June 2 - Leigh Pilzer

June 9 - Dan Bárta & Robert Balzar Trio

June 16 - Michael Thomas Quintet

June 23 - Juanita Williams

June 30 - Victor Provost

July 7 - Speakers of the House

July 14 - Onyx Club Boys

July 21 - The JoGo Project

July 28 - 3Divas

August 4 - Incendio

August 11 - Zili

August 18 - Davina and the Vagabonds

August 25 - Black Masala



Interested in working Fridays for our "Jazz in the Garden" event? click here to apply


Food and Beverages
Guests may purchase food and beverages from the Pavilion Café and its carts located around the Garden or bring their own picnics. Alcoholic beverages may not be brought to the premises from outside and are subject to confiscation. Security officers reserve the right to inspect all items brought into the Sculpture Garden.

For the safety of visitors and works of art, access to the Sculpture Garden will be limited if the space becomes too crowded.

Inclement Weather
Concerts may be cancelled due to excessive heat or inclement weather.

Winter Season
mid-November through mid-March

(weather permitting)

Mon - Thu:  10 am - 9 pm
Fri:                10 am - 11 pm
Sat:                11 am - 11 pm
(Sat: 10 am - 11 am - Group Learn-to-Skate Lessons Only)
Sun:               11 am - 9 pm

Closed Dec 25 and Jan 1

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