Jamaica Jazz Festival: This three-day music festival in Montego Bay is held during the last weekend of January every year. It started off as an event for enthusiasts of jazz and blues held annually in November, attracting a crowd of about 2,000 individuals. Organizers of this festival moved its dates to January end, after facing certain issues related to weather conditions like heavy rains. Today, this music festival attracts a crowd of over 30,000 enthusiasts and covers many genres of music other than jazz.
Ocho Rios Jazz Festival: Another great festival celebrating the magic of Jazz is the Ocho Rios Jazz Festival, which began in the year 1991. It was started with an aim to revolutionize Jamaican music scene and promote tourism. It falls in the month of June and can be enjoyed for a period of eight days, offering wholesome entertainment for locals and tourists alike. It features several local performers as well as artists from United States and Europe.
Reggae Sumfest: For individuals who love Reggae, this music event is something that they would like to be a part of. This is an annual event held in the month of July where many Reggae artists come together to promote this form of music. Tourists of Montego Bay can enjoy this musical extravaganza by purchasing tickets or passes for the event.