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.).