Blue Note has confirmed that their 12th annual Blue Note Jazz Festival will return on May 31 with a diverse lineup of musical talent. Spanning a range of beloved New York City venues, the summertime event will boast unmatched live music experiences clear through the final date: July 2.

The impending lineup features appearances by Grace Jones, Pat Metheny, NxWorries (Anderson .Paak and Knxwledge,) Robert Glasper, BJ The Chicago Kid and Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers, as well as a stop on legendary blues guitarist and singer Buddy Guy’s Damn Right Farewell tour.

Performances will occur at venues across the city including the Beacon Theatre, Sony Hall, Town Hall, SummerStage in Central Park, Celebrate Brooklyn at the Prospect Park Bandshell and the namesake Blue Note Jazz Club in Greenwich Village, the festival will begin with the iconic Grace Jones taking the stage at Hammerstein Ballroom on May 31.

“The Blue Note Jazz Festival is celebrating the pulse and culture of New York City, and there is no better way to do that than by experiencing iconic artists throughout iconic venues this summer,” offered Blue Note Director of Programming Alex Kurland. “We’re proud to spotlight multi-generational, legendary artists who have had an extraordinary impact and influence on music and culture.”

Kurland continued: “This year’s festival icons include Grace Jones, Robert Glasper, Anderson .Paak’s NxWorries, Pat Metheny, Cuban legends Chucho Valdés and Omara Portuondo, Bruce Hornsby, Ron Carter, Talib Kweli, Sergio Mendes and bluesman Buddy Guy. This year’s famed venues include our flagship Blue Note Jazz Club, Prospect Park Celebrate Brooklyn, Beacon Theatre, Sony Hall, Town Hall, Central Park SummerStage and Hammerstein Ballroom.”

Tickets and additional festival information are available here. Scroll down to view the complete schedule. 

Blue Note Jazz Festival Lineup: 

May 31—Grace Jones—Hammerstein Ballroom

June 1—Ghost-Note—Blue Note

June 1—Mashina—Beacon Theatre

June 2—Ghost-Note—Blue Note

June 2—Ms. Lisa Fischer—Sony Hall

June 3—Ghost-Note—Blue Note

June 3—Avery Sunshine—Sony Hall

June 3—Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers + John Scofield,

Kenny Garrett, Christian McBride—Town Hall

June 4—Ghost-Note—Blue Note

June 4—Harlem Blues Project—Blue Note Brunch

June 5—Talib Kweli and The Whiskey Boys—Blue Note

June 6—Talib Kweli and The Whiskey Boys—Blue Note

June 7—Talib Kweli and The Whiskey Boys—Blue Note

June 8—Lettuce & Friends—Blue Note

June 9—Lettuce & Friends—Blue Note

June 9—Manhattan Transfer—Sony Hall

June 10—Lettuce & Friends—Blue Note

June 10—Cortex—Sony Hall

June 10—Chucho Valdés & Paquito D’Rivera—Town Hall

June 11—Lettuce & Friends—Blue Note

June 11—Harlem Gospel Choir—Blue Note Brunch

June 12—Talib Kweli and The Whiskey Boys—Blue Note

June 13—Talib Kweli and The Whiskey Boys—Blue Note

June 14—Talib Kweli and The Whiskey Boys—Blue Note

June 15—Soulive—Blue Note

June 16—Soulive—Blue Note

June 17— Soulive—Blue Note

June 18—Soulive—Blue Note

June 18—Buddy Guy—SummerStage

June 18—Harlem Gospel Choir—Blue Note Brunch

June 19—TAUK—Blue Note

June 20—The Motet—Blue Note

June 21—The Motet—Blue Note

June 21—Meshell Ndegeocello—Sony Hall

June 22—Ron Carter—Blue Note

June 22—Omara Portuondo—Sony Hall

June 23—Ron Carter—Blue Note

June 23—Sergio Mendes—Sony Hall

June 24—Ron Carter—Blue Note

June 24—Pat Metheny Side-Eye—Beacon Theatre

June 24—NxWorries, Robert Glasper with Lalah Hathaway

& Bilal, BJ The Chicago Kid—Celebrate Brooklyn

June 25—Ron Carter—Blue Note

June 25—Harlem Gospel Choir—Blue Note Brunch

June 26—Julius Rodriquez—Blue Note

June 27—Ron Carter—Blue Note

June 28—Ron Carter—Blue Note

June 28—Harlem Gospel Choir Sings Nina Simone—Sony Hall

June 29—Soulive—Blue Note

June 30—Soulive—Blue Note

July 1—Soulive—Blue Note

July 2—Soulive—Blue Note