Every autumn, make sure to check out the Riviera Maya Jazz Festival, whose 2018 edition takes place from Friday, November 30 to Sunday, December 2. Enjoy the smooth — and sometimes rocking — sounds of jazz at the beautiful beach town of Playa del Carmen, once again the perfect setting for outstanding concerts with big names on the stage. Norah Jones (“Don’t Know Why”) and Bobby McFerrin (“Don’t Worry Be Happy”) are two of the 2018 headliners of this magnificent musical feast.
So Why Experience the Riviera Maya Jazz Festival?
This jazz festival has already won worldwide fame since 2003 and is a must for all lovers of jazz music. Also, people who seek the cultural spirit of the traditions and festivals in Mexico should add the Riviera Maya Jazz Festival to their list of things to do. People who simply want to enjoy wonderful outdoor concerts, and the unbeatable atmosphere created by the scenery of the Caribbean beaches, obviously have fun as well. In addition, with impeccable organization and quality in each event, the festival has achieved the participation of an excellent cast of musicians this and every year.
If you’re coming to Cancun or the Riviera Maya on these dates, don’t miss the opportunity of enjoying the amazing experience of a quality concert by the sea. Simply arrive to the festival’s location — Mamita’s Beach Club in Playa del Carmen’s Fifth Avenue Entertainment district — and let the music enthrall you. Above all remember: all concerts are free. So come enjoy another aspect of this destination that already offers so many tours and activities in the Riviera Maya.
Riviera Maya Jazz Festival Performer List
Can you imagine anything better than jazz under a starry night at the beach? You can even match it with a delicious dinner in one of the many restaurants in Playa del Carmen.
This year, the festival presents the following musicians, who will play each evening starting at 7 p.m.:
Friday, November 30:
Bebel Gilberto – Lori Williams & Bob Baldwin – Kike Pat un Maya en el Jazz
Saturday, December 1:
Norah Jones – Paco Rosas & PK Band – Cristina Morrison – Drew Tucker & The New Standard
Sunday, December 2:
Bobby McFerrin – Lallah Hathaway – Pepe Hernandez
So if you’re staying in Cancun or the Riviera Maya on these dates, go to your Amstar representative for more information or to book transportation to the event. Also, you can contact Amstar to arrange any other detail of your trip. Finally, remember that we’ll be happy to pre-book transportation from Cancun airport to your resort as well.
Even More Music to Rock in Cancun / Riviera Maya
Moreover, if you can’t get enough music, make sure to check out Rock of Ages Cancun / Riviera Maya! While it plays in the Now Jade Riviera Cancun theater, it will provide you with a memorable Broadway experience in the Mexican Caribbean. You can choose comfortable transportation to Rock of Ages from your Cancun resort or from your Riviera Maya hotel, and enjoy beer and soft drinks while you’re at the show. You simply can’t miss it — it’s here only for a limited time!