2023’s music lineup starts

at 2:00 PM


Our lineup has yet to be determined but we are certain that our first group to sign up for the 2023 Mo Jazz Music Festival is THE BEL AIRS!



TO BE ANNOUNCED

2:00 PM



TO BE ANNOUNCED

3:20 PM



TO BE ANNOUNCED

4:40 PM


TO BE ANNOUNCED

6:00 PM



TO BE ANNOUNCED

7:20 PM


Mo Jazz

Music Festival

Saturday, 9-9-23

Doors open at 1:00 pm

Music Starts at 2:00 pm


The Outdoor Stage in



Forrest Rose Park at Rose Music Hall

1013 Park Ave.

Columbia, Missouri


Columbia, Missouri Directions


Jazz Forward Initiative

3621 Augusta

Columbia, MO  65203

Our mission statement: "Jazz Forward Initiative, Inc. (JFI) is dedicated to the support, preservation, and continuation of America’s national treasure, Jazz music. Our mission is to provide the citizens of mid-Missouri with the opportunity to see and hear excellent live performances of this original American art form in a safe, comfortable setting, by presenting the best locally based, regional and national Jazz musicians Missouri and the world has to offer to expand their understanding and appreciation of the art form."

Our Sponsors/Friends

We are Jazz Forward Initiative.  We present the 2023

Mo Jazz Music Festival.

And the Mo Jazz Music Festival, again, was voted "Best Music Festival" and "Best Outdoor Festival" in the state-wide Missouri Life Magazine "Best of Missouri Life Awards" competition.

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