Discerning jazz fans call the San Diego Thanksgiving Dixieland Jazz Festival "the crown jewel of jazz festivals." The event is held during the Thanksgiving weekend at the Town & Country Resort and Convention Center, in San Diego. The SDTDJF is a favorite of festival-goers from around the globe. All venues are conveniently located in the Town & Country Convention Center. There are large concert rooms with double dance floors and small, intimate "listening" rooms. All are non-smoking. The Festival bands represent a wide variety of traditional jazz, Dixieland and swing styles. The Festival offers something for every taste in classic jazz. In addition, musicians are welcome to "jam" with Dick William's JazzSea Jams throughout the weekend.
Cornet Chop Suey Yerba Buena Stompers Reynolds Brothers Rhythm Rascals Uptown Lowdown Jazz Band Carl "Sonny" Leyland Climax JB Night Blooming Jazzmen High Society Jazz Band Chicago Six Buck Creek Jazz Band Bill Allred's Classic Jazz Band Golden Eagle Jazz Band Gremoli Titanic Jazz Band Hal's Angels Steamboat Stompers (Prague)