2022 Lineup / Jazz Beyond Stage

Since 2013, our Jazz Beyond programming has presented young artists working at the intersection of jazz, soul and hip-hop. For 2022, the stage will be co-curated by longtime Fest partner Universal Grammar with performances in the hip Continental Bar, adjacent to the Latin Tropical Stage. We’ll announce this exciting lineup soon. You’ll need an All Stages or higher wristband and Priority Access and above ticket holders have first-in entry. Ages 21+, Continental Bar.

Sleepwalk (Chulita Vinyl Club, LA)

Fri, Aug 12 @ 9pm
Jazz Beyond Stage

DJ Sleepwalk was born in Mexico City, grew up in the Bay Area and currently lives in Los Angeles. She is a member of the LA chapter of Chulita Vinyl Club, and has been spinning with the collective for seven years. 

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Sleepwalk (Chulita Vinyl Club, LA)

Fri, Aug 12 @ 9pm
Jazz Beyond Stage
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DJ Spiñorita

Fri, Aug 12 @ 10:30pm
Jazz Beyond Stage

Spiñorita entered the Los Angeles party scene as a groover at backyard parties, leading her to start her DJ career in 2010. Since then, she has grown into one of the most prolific and dope DJs to spin at arenas across the globe.

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DJ Spiñorita

Fri, Aug 12 @ 10:30pm
Jazz Beyond Stage
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Sleepwalk (Chulita Vinyl Club, LA)

Fri, Aug 12 @ 11:15pm
Jazz Beyond Stage

DJ Sleepwalk was born in Mexico City, grew up in the Bay Area and currently lives in Los Angeles. She is a member of the LA chapter of Chulita Vinyl Club, and has been spinning with the collective for seven years. 

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Sleepwalk (Chulita Vinyl Club, LA)

Fri, Aug 12 @ 11:15pm
Jazz Beyond Stage
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DJ Spiñorita

Fri, Aug 12 @ 12:45am
Jazz Beyond Stage

Spiñorita entered the Los Angeles party scene as a groover at backyard parties, leading her to start her DJ career in 2010. Since then, she has grown into one of the most prolific and dope DJs to spin at arenas across the globe. 

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DJ Spiñorita

Fri, Aug 12 @ 12:45am
Jazz Beyond Stage
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Blu & Exile

Sat, Aug 13 @ 6:30pm
Jazz Beyond Stage

For their Summer Fest performance, Los Angeles based emcee Blu and DJ/producer Exile come together to honor the 15th anniversary of Below the Heavens, a critically acclaimed underground hip-hop classic that introduced the world to the duo’s stunning chemistry.

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Blu & Exile

Sat, Aug 13 @ 6:30pm
Jazz Beyond Stage
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ESTA. ft. Mack Keane

Sat, Aug 13 @ 9:30pm
Jazz Beyond Stage

Singer/songwriter Mack Keane and producer ESTA. proved a fruitful pairing when they connected for their collaborative EP Intersections, released in April on Soulection Records. The six-track collection melds Keane’s effortlessly dynamic vocals with ESTA.’s diverse production palette. Together, they strike an inimitable and infectious balance between vibes, elevating R&B and soul to another stratosphere.

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ESTA. ft. Mack Keane

Sat, Aug 13 @ 9:30pm
Jazz Beyond Stage
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Melanie Charles

Sun, Aug 14 @ 3:30pm
Jazz Beyond Stage

With a bold, genre-bending style that’s been embraced by Wynton Marsalis, SZA, Mach-Hommy, Gorillaz, and the Roots, Melanie Charles has made a name for herself through her dynamic engagements with jazz, soul, and R&B. NPR has declared “Melanie Charles takes us on a journey that embodies the soul of jazz: exploration.”

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Melanie Charles

Sun, Aug 14 @ 3:30pm
Jazz Beyond Stage
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Natasha Diggs

Sun, Aug 14 @ 6pm
Jazz Beyond Stage

Natasha Diggs has become known as one of the most versatile and well-respected DJs in the world, making a career out of sharing her deep knowledge of music and showcasing her skills as a mixologist to crowds across the globe, including cities such as New York, Tokyo, Berlin, Prague, Sydney, and Beijing.

Natasha Diggs
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Natasha Diggs

Sun, Aug 14 @ 6pm
Jazz Beyond Stage
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