Guide to the Fest

  • May 23, 2019

CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival 18th Edition  Starts in 4 Weeks! Here's our Annual Guide to Getting Around the Fest The 18th Edition of the CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival starts in just four weeks on Friday June 21. As one of th...

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Donate Your Musical Instruments for City School Students

  • May 23, 2019

  Share the joy of music!   If you have a new or used musical instrument or accessories you no longer need, please bring it to the festival at the Merchandise Tent where Rochester Education Foundation (REF) will be collecting t...

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Reserve Ad Space Now in Rochester's Most Anticipated Music Event of the Year!

  • April 2, 2019

The CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival, now in its 18th year, is one of the world’s leading jazz festivals, drawing more than 200,000 people to Rochester's Arts and Entertainment District to hear legendary performers, familiar favorites, risin...

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2019 Updated Free App is Now Available to Download

  • March 28, 2019

The 2019 updated CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival App for iPhone and Android smartphones is now available for download. The free app allows festival-goers to experience the festival anywhere, anytime. The App can be downloaded from oneevent-oneap...

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Lineup Announced for 18th Edition

  • March 19, 2019

9 Days – June 21 to 29 20 Venues – 320+ Shows Including Record 100+ Free Shows & Events Producers John Nugent and Marc Iacona today announced the full lineup for the 2019 nine-day CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival. Now ...

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Steve Miller Band to Headline Friday, June 28

  • February 18, 2019

Tickets on Sale Friday, Mar 1 at 10 AM John Nugent and Marc Iacona, producers of the CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival, announced today that the Steve Miller Band plus special guests Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives will headline at the ...

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Jeff Goldblum, Patti LaBelle and Marc Cohn + Guest Vocalists The Blind Boys of Alabama to Headline

  • January 22, 2019

Rochester, NY––Jeff Goldblum, Patti LaBelle and Marc Cohn with special guest vocalists, The Blind Boys of Alabama, will join the 2019 CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival's headliner series lineup. Tickets go on sale Friday, January 25 at ...

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George Benson and Steve Gadd Band are First Two Headliners Announced for 18th Edition

  • December 4, 2018

Tickets on Sale Friday, Dec 7 at 10 AM -Rochester, NY--December 4, 2018--The CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival is pleased to announce the first two headliners for the 18th edition June 21 to 29, 2019. Rochester's favorite famed drummer Steve Gadd ...

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Club Passes On Sale Fri. Oct. 26 for 2019 CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival

  • October 23, 2018

All Passes Shareable 2 New Venues! Geva Theatre Center and M&T Bank Pavilion Rochester, NY—October 26, 2018—Club Passes for the 2019 CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival, will go on sale Friday, October 26 at 10 a.m. at early b...

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Rochester International Jazz Festival Announces New Title Sponsor

  • July 17, 2018

Rochester, NY—July 17, 2018—John Nugent and Marc Iacona, co-owners of RIJF, LLC and co-producers of the Rochester International Jazz Festival, one of the world’s leading jazz festivals, announced today that ...

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