South Haven Jazz Festival

Foundry Hall proudly presents the second annual South Haven Jazz Festival, two evenings of jazz in downtown South Haven. Join us Friday and Saturday, September 14th and 15th, 2018 from 5-10pm at Dyckman park in front of the Huron Street Pavilion for a showcase local and regional jazz musicians.

Friday 9/14

Opening Ceremony feat. South Haven Area Men’s Chorus

Jephri Carey & “What Not” Band with Cecile Savage


Andrew Fischer Quartet

Saturday 9/15

Kalamazoo Youth Jazz Combo

Benje Daneman’s SearchParty

Edye Evans Hyde

Lake Effect Jazz Big Band

You can be a part of making the Jazz Festival happen!



If you are interested in volunteering during the festival or have questions about sponsorship, contact us by email ( or leave us a message (269-220-0444) and we’ll get back to you


Last year’s festival…

2017 South Haven Jazz Festival Line-up

South Haven Area Men’s Chorus/Pete Wehle
Ivan Akansiima Trio
Blue Shoes
Andrew Fisher Quartet

Grant Frabe Quartet
Jazzmin II featuring vibraphonist Jim Cooper
Edye Evans Hyde
Lake Effect Jazz Big Band featuring vibraphonist Jim Cooper

Jazz Brunch at Cogdal Vineyard 11-2pm $30

All of this is made possible by the contributions from the following sponsors and individual donations:

Cogdal Vineyards
South Haven Community Foundation Grant Funding
South Haven Van Buren Cty Convention and Visitors Bureau
South Haven Chevrolet and GMC

Albemarle Foundation

Annie Brown and Jeff Filbrandt

Jaqua Realtors

Michigan Local Market

Sunny Hill

Maury DeCoster

Kristin Hay

Steve and Sheryl Drenth

Sandra Tyrell

The Wise Family

Wolverine Hardware

Thank you all for helping create the First Annual South Haven Jazz Festival!


If you’d like to help with the financial considerations (90% of which is for the music) please let us know. If you are interested in volunteering to help plan or to help make sure the two evenings go smoothly let us know! 269-220-0444 (please leave a message – it is an answering service not a live phone line)



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