Day 4! Vijay Iyer, Nels Cline & Julian Lage, Catherine Russell, Bonerama, and many more! Scholarships Concert with John Sneider, Noon LIbrary Series & Youth Workshops Series Start Today

June 23, 2014

Today's Special Events

12 Noon - Free Library Series Starts Today

Don't miss this 5-day Library Series at Noon at the Central LIbrary Downtown.

Today's concert features pianist John Nyerges. Free, no tickets required.

1-2 PM - XRIJF Jazz Workshops for Young Music Students Starts Today

Ray Wright Room (Rm 120), 26 Gibbs St.

1:00-2:30 p.m. Free, sponsored by Wegmans, no registration required. Attend one or more days. Open to all grade school and high school music students. Series of five structured jazz workshops gives music students the exceptional opportunity to play and meet, listen to and learn from professional jazz musicians performing at the festival. Hosted by Bob Sneider, Eastman School Asst Professor of Jazz Studies and Contemporary Media and Sr. Instructor of Jazz Guitar.

8 PM XRIJF/Eastman Scholarship Concert is Tonight

Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre - Free, no tickets required

Pianist/composer Max Berlin and trumpeter Emanuel Burks are the recipients of this year's Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival/Eastman School of Music Scholarship and will attend Eastman this fall as freshman in the Department of Jazz Studies and Contemporary Media. The program is sponsored by XRIJF producers Marc Iacona and John Nugent. Opening the show is the Eastman Youth Jazz Orchestra, led by Eastman Community Music School Director Howard Potter. They'll be followed by the Eastman Jazz Ensemble directed by Bill Dobbins with special guest artist John Sneider, nationally recognized innovative jazz trumpet player and composer.

See today's lineup:

What You Need to Know

Club Pass E-tickets Exchange - Merch Tent or Ticket Shop at East Ave & Gibbs St.10 AM - 11PM

XRIJF App - Download here

Merchandise - Jazz Street. 4-11 daily during the fest.

Brochures and programs - all venues, Merch Tent & Ticket Shop

Free photo booth in the D&C Digital Cafe in Merch Tent

Electronics charging stations in the Wegmans Veg-Out Lounge

Free pedometers while supplies last at RGH First Aid Tent and Kiosk, both on Jazz Street

Meet and greet artists - daily in at D&C Digital Lounge in Merch Tent

Donate musical instruments at the REF booth in the Merch Tent

I Love NY / Hank Parker Hospitality Tent - corner East and Chestnut / check sign for schedule

Headliner Tickets

Purchase at, or visit the Ticket Shop at the corner of East Ave. and Gibbs St. in Rochester, open June 20-28 from 10 a.m. - 11 p.m. Tickets also available at the door. Kodak Hall Box Office and Will Call open at 6:45 p.m. for all 8 p.m. shows.

Club Pass Series Shows

239 shows at 13 venues. Entry is first-come, first-served cash only, no advance sales, at the door for $20 ($25 Kilbourn Hall) per show or with the Club Pass, $194 plus service charge at the Ticket Shop.