Why Key West Was Originally Named "Bone Island

The fierce Calusa Indians were said to leave the remains of their enemies on the beaches of Key West, thus creating Key West's first name, Cayo Hueso... Island of Bones.

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Key West Jazz Festival


At The Key West International Jazz Festival it's all about the lifestyle! Key West is famous for its sophisticated yet laid back attitude- come join us for a weekend of music, sun and fun!


Key West International Jazz Festival FAQ's:

Question: What is the Key West Jazz Festival?

Answer: The Jazz Festival celebrates the true American art form with an international representation. Bringing a wealth of culture and musical talent to a spectacular and unique location for a weekend of pleasure and appreciation.

Question: Where is the Jazz Festival held?

Answer: The festival will takes place outdoors in historic Key West.

Question: What kind of jazz will I see at the festival?

Answer: Key West International Jazz will have a strong emphasis on Caribbean, Latin and world influences along with traditional jazz elements.

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The official Key West Jazz Festival official page, provides contact info, sponsor info, educational programs and general festival information.

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