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Thin Man Watts Jazz Festival

  • Watts Ampitheater 322 South Clara Avenue DeLand, FL, 32720 United States (map)

A celebration of live Jazz, Blues, and Gospel music. The festival honors the lives and works of masters like Watts and Sam Rivers, by providing opportunities to experience this artistic heritage and to find the artists within themselves. Live performances in and around downtown DeLand. For a performance schedule, visit: www.wattsjazzfest.com. Presented by the African American Museum of Art and the MainStreet DeLand Association. 

Advance tickets are $15 and will be $20 at the gate. Tickets get you admission to shows at both the “Thin Man” Watts Amphitheater (322 S. Clara Ave., DeLand) and Cafe DaVinci (112 W. Georgia Ave.). Tickets can be purchased at the MainStreet DeLand Association office (100 N. Woodland Blvd.), West Volusia Beacon (110 W. New York Ave.), African American Museum of the Arts (325 S. Clara Ave.), Steve’s Downtown Music (108 S. Woodland Ave.) or reserve online below.

Online ticket sales are now closed. Advance tickets can be purchased in person until 5pm on Friday, October 19 at the MainStreet DeLand Association office (100 N. Woodland Blvd.), West Volusia Beacon (110 W. New York Ave.), African American Museum of the Arts (325 S. Clara Ave.) or Steve’s Downtown Music (108 S. Woodland Ave.). They can also be purchased at the free festival kickoff party downstairs at The Table restaurant from 6:30-8:30pm on 10/19. Tickets will be available at the gate for $20.

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