Mark your calendars, the Detroit Jazz Festival will invade downtown labor day weekend.
The 33rd annual event features an eclectic lineup with today's greatest jazz performers all of whom have been nominated for and won more than 200 Grammy Awards, composed film scores and traveled the world to perform.
Click the videos above as Fox 2's Alan Lee reports live from the festival and to hear about the its two competitions from artistic director Chris Collins.
The festival will continue its tradition of presenting and recognizing Detroit's rick jazz legacy as the largest free jazz festival in the world.
Artists include: Sonny Rollins, Wynton Marsalis Quintet, Pat Metheny Unity Band with Chris Potter, Antonion Sanchez and Ben Williams, Chick Corea and Gary Burton with the Harlem String Quartet and the Wayne Shorter Quartet featuring Danilo Perez, John Patitucci and Brian Blade and many more.
The festival is free of charge and takes place over several city blocks in downtown Detroit - from Hart Plaza to Campus Martius - with five stages and 100 acts over four days.
It also offers educational activities for adults and children, fireworks, late-night jam sessions and rare opportunities to meet the artists.