National Gallery of Art - Sculpture Garden is one of The 15 Best Places for a Jazz Music in Washington.

1. National Gallery of Art - Sculpture Garden

9.4
Constitution Ave NW (at 7th St NW), Washington, D.C.
Sculpture Garden · Northwest Washington · 86 tips and reviews

Emily D.Emily Davis: Friday nights from Memorial Day to Labor Day the garden hosts free jazz concerts starting at 5pm. If you can get there a little early, try for a spot on the fountain and dangle your feet. Read more.

CozmikCozmik: In the summer months every Friday evening there's the Jazz in the Garden concert series, featuring some of DC's top musical talents such as John Lee & The Young Lions. And its free! BYOB like Wolftrap

The Bozzuto GroupThe Bozzuto Group: Jazz in the Park on Fridays during the summer is a must. Get there early, and make sure to pack a blanket and snacks!

Jazz in the Garden is one of The 15 Best Places for a Jazz Music in Washington.

2. Jazz in the Garden

8.5
National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden (7th St NW & Constitution Ave NW), Washington, D.C.
Performing Arts Venue · Northwest Washington · 39 tips and reviews

Donald R.Donald Robinson: Jazz in the Sculpture Garden is a wonderful place to hang out, or a great date night. it's Friday's from 5-8:30 till Sept 10th. Check it out

Summer H.Summer Hoya: "Every Friday from 5pm-8:30pm, even if you don't like Jazz, it's a great place to hang out with friends and enjoy DC..." - Mark, MSB'13

Eric W.Eric W: Every Friday in the summer, 5:00-8:30, a free jazz concert. It gets crowded early.

JoJo Restaurant & Bar is one of The 15 Best Places for a Jazz Music in Washington.

3. JoJo Restaurant & Bar

8.4
1518 U St NW, Washington, D.C.
Restaurant · U-Street · 40 tips and reviews

D. Ladybug B.D. Ladybug Brown: The jazz band is on point!!! Enjoying myself by myself!!!!

CozmikCozmik: Best night for weekday jazz, Tuesdays 8pm!

Darroll S.Darroll S: Amazing live Jazz on Thursday evenings! Incredible steaks and cocktails!

Blues Alley is one of The 15 Best Places for a Jazz Music in Washington.

4. Blues Alley

8.8
1073 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, D.C.
Jazz Club · Georgetown · 47 tips and reviews

InTheMixWithTreInTheMixWithTre: Such a great place to enjoy good food and plenty of jazz live.

MazdaMazda: Founded in 1965, Blues Alley is the nation's oldest continuing jazz supper club, having showcased internationally renowned concert hall artists such as Dizzy Gillespie, Sarah Vaughan, & Nancy Wilson.

Michelin Travel & LifestyleMichelin Travel & Lifestyle: Few Washington nightlife places have enjoyed the notoriety of Georgetown’s Blues Alley. Since it opened in 1965, Blues Alley has touted itself as “DC’s Best Jazz Supper Club.” -- Green Guide Editor

Columbia Station is one of The 15 Best Places for a Jazz Music in Washington.

5. Columbia Station

7.9
2325 18th St NW (Belmont), Washington, D.C.
Jazz Club · Adams Morgan · 15 tips and reviews

Kelly M.Kelly Mears: Jazz!

SmartiSmarti: Saturday Sunday afternoons take in some awesome jazz music.

Elvis M.Elvis Montenegro: When the band is here sit facing the band and enjoy some cool jazz

Georgia Brown's is one of The 15 Best Places for a Jazz Music in Washington.

6. Georgia Brown's

8.4
950 15th St NW (at K St NW), Washington, D.C.
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Connecticut Avenue - K Street · 123 tips and reviews

Sean C.Sean Casey: Shrimp and Grits is great. Bearded waiter was nice too; claims to be cousin of Most Interesting Man (take with grain of salt). Excellent experience with live Jazz

AlieshaAliesha: Missed making reservations for Sunday's Mother's Day brunch? Ask about the special Saturday Jazz Brunch just for Mom!

NakishaNakisha: The Sunday jazz brunch is everything! 😍Come hungry and be prepared to want to sleep after. Delicious buffet + an entree to take home included in price + unlimited mimosas = SERIOUS itis!

Sotto is one of The 15 Best Places for a Jazz Music in Washington.

7. Sotto

8.1
1610 14th St NW, Washington, D.C.
Cocktail Bar · Logan Circle - Shaw · 12 tips and reviews

DC Dining AdventuresDC Dining Adventures: Good atmosphere with live jazz music. Try the Sausage Sampler which consists of Merguez, Boudin Blanc, and Spicy Pork with wood fire roasted Brussels sprouts. Spicy Pork stood out as the best.

微微微微: From dcist: Stop in Thursday, Friday, or Saturday to take in some live jazz or stake out a spot at the bar on weeknight for an intimate date. Read more.

John S.John Steidle: Great cocktails and live jazz

Tryst is one of The 15 Best Places for a Jazz Music in Washington.

8. Tryst

9.0
2459 18th St NW (btwn Columbia Rd & Belmont Rd NW), Washington, D.C.
Coffee Shop · Adams Morgan · 279 tips and reviews

Brian M.Brian McNamee: While I personally don't list this place at the top of my favorite coffee joints (emphasis on personally), I am really enjoying the Tuesday night jazz and atmosphere.

Sandra W.Sandra Whitaker: Go here on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday for happy hour and live jazz. $3 beers and wine. Read more.

Simone S.Simone Sampson: sometimes there is live jazz!

Eighteenth Street Lounge is one of The 15 Best Places for a Jazz Music in Washington.

9. Eighteenth Street Lounge

8.4
1212 18th St NW (at Jefferson Pl NW), Washington, D.C.
Lounge · Connecticut Avenue - K Street · 87 tips and reviews

JohnJohn: The quaint former row house set-up and upstairs late night jazz jam sessions balances out the overpriced drinks and super-yuppy crowd

AFAR MediaAFAR Media: Along with the music, enjoy the chill, laid-back ambience, strong drinks, classic décor, plush couches, and elegant chandeliers in the Main Room, Gold Room, Jazz Bar, Studio Bar, or Deck Bar. Read more.

Vishnu S.Vishnu Sarvagna: The music scene is the best , love the jazz music on 4th floor

Twins Jazz is one of The 15 Best Places for a Jazz Music in Washington.

10. Twins Jazz

7.3
1344 U St NW, Washington, D.C.
Jazz Club · U-Street · 12 tips and reviews

Artistic H.Artistic Hustle: This is one of the many GREAT places to listen to Jazz and eat good food. Weekends typically have the best, consistent gigs or sets in jazz music. Weekdays can be a surprise well occasionally.

Sofia U.Sofia Uz: Cozy jazz club/ethiopian restaurant. Food smelled and looked good, jazz show was great

Michael T.Michael Thomas: Here we come cats! The Quintet is back in action at DC's "TWINS JAZZ" March 13-14, 2015! #ItIsWhatItIs #JazHeadEnt

Madam's Organ Blues Bar is one of The 15 Best Places for a Jazz Music in Washington.

11. Madam's Organ Blues Bar

8.3
2461 18th St NW (at Columbia Rd NW), Washington, D.C.
Bar · Adams Morgan · 94 tips and reviews

TYTY: A weird range of music from jazz on first level to reggae and rap on second.

Sandra R.Sandra Rubinchik: Whether you're here for the jazz, tryna shake it off to TSwift's latest hit, or just wanna kick back w a beer on the roof, this three-tier bar's got you & all your miscellaneous friend groups covered.

Ana T.Ana Todorovska: When in town with good company. Jazz it up!

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is one of The 15 Best Places for a Jazz Music in Washington.

12. The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

9.6
2700 F St NW (at New Hampshire Ave.), Washington, D.C.
Performing Arts Venue · Northwest Washington · 159 tips and reviews

Deborah H.Deborah Humphries: Check into the DC Jazz Festival brand on FourSquare for DCJF tips year' round Read more.

The DC Jazz Festival M.The DC Jazz Festival Manager: Jazz Meets the Classics-Mon 6/4-Concert Hall. All-star lineup performs jazz interpretations of Bach-Chopin-Mozart-Rachmaninoff-Stravinsky & more Tckts @kennedy-center.org

Michael L.Michael Lambert: Stellar views of the city from the balcony!

Bistrot Lepic & Wine Bar is one of The 15 Best Places for a Jazz Music in Washington.

13. Bistrot Lepic & Wine Bar

8.3
1736 Wisconsin Ave NW (at S St NW), Washington, D.C.
French Restaurant · Georgetown · 20 tips and reviews

Arnaud G.Arnaud Gelb: Check Bistrot Lepic's website for the calendar of events. Great Jazz music and wine.

Håkan F.Håkan F: A great Little place with live jazz music upstairs, French menu and a good wine list

Maddie G.Maddie Grant: Eat upstairs. Awesome loungey atmosphere. Fantastic French food. Yum.

The Howard Theatre is one of The 15 Best Places for a Jazz Music in Washington.

14. The Howard Theatre

8.2
620 T St NW (at 6th St NW), Washington, D.C.
Concert Hall · U-Street · 104 tips and reviews

The DC Jazz Festival M.The DC Jazz Festival Manager: DC Jazz Festival Special performances: Jazz at the Howard celebrates the tradition of jazz in D.C. Grammy winning vocalist Dianne Reeves, Italian guitarist Pino Daniele & Steve Kimock Band

Travel + LeisureTravel + Leisure: D.C.’s historic music hall on Black Broadway has reopened as a super-club, booking major R&B, jazz, and pop acts. Bonus: chef Marcus Samuelsson oversees the restaurant.

Brian H.Brian Hoyt: The hottest spot for all the best shows from Jazz, blues, to hip hop.. Howard University secret hot spot..all the big names come here when in DC

Kennedy Center Millennium Stage is one of The 15 Best Places for a Jazz Music in Washington.

15. Kennedy Center Millennium Stage

8.6
2700 F St NW, Washington, D.C.
Performing Arts Venue · Northwest Washington · 16 tips and reviews

raymondweilraymondweil: Calling all jazz lovers! Catch a free performance by The Airmen of Note,the premier jazz ensemble of the United States Air Force, live at the Millenium Stage. Precision is my Inspiration.

Eric D.Eric D: Really great, free performances on the Millennium Stage. Definitely worth checking out. Also, they offer free shuttles to the metro stop every 10 minutes!

Kennedy CenterKennedy Center: You can check out who will be performing each night here... or just stop by and be surprised! It's totally free 365 days a year, so what can you lose? Read more.