Najee, Leela James to headline inaugural Bluff City Jazz Festival

Also on the lineup: Pieces of a Dream, Miki Howard and Alex Bugnon.


Assuming you haven’t stuffed yourself silly with barbecue and you’re looking for a way to relax and chill this Labor Day, you might need to get to Fresh Ideas Entertainment’s Bluff City Jazz Festival at the Cannon Center.

The Festival will be headlined by iconic smooth jazz saxophonist Najee, with performances by R&B and soul singer-songwriter Leela James, jazz fusion duo Pieces of a Dream, renowned musician, composer, and bandleader Alex Bugnon and multi-platinum recording artist Miki Howard. Memphis’ own Perfect Combination Band, better known as the “PC” Band, are also on the lineup.

Tickets are available at the Cannon Center Box Office and online at Ticketmaster.

Pricing: $74.50, $67.50, $61.50, & $57.50. For VIP tickets, call (901) 503-1633.