Day 2 Saturday June 24th at the Xerox Rochester Intl Jazz Festival
June 24, 2017
Rochester, NY--June 24, 2017--The Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival 16th Edition opened with an amazing first day yesterday with a sold out show for headliner Joss Stone, filled clubs and joyous crowd for free shows.
Tonight Maceo Parker and The Ray Charles Orchestra headlines in Eastman Theatre. Tickets still available. The Jerry Douglas Band headlines on the City of Rochester East Ave and Chestnut Street Stage presented by Rochester Regional Health. There's a full lineup in the clubs and more free shows on the City of Rochester Jazz Street presented by The Community Foundation starting at 3:45 p.m.
The festival continues through Saturday, July 1 featuring more than 1500 artists from 18 countries and more than 325 shows. It is presented in three series - the Club Pass Series with 230+ shows, the headliner series of six shows and 95 free shows and events. The festival's 19 indoor and outdoor venues all within walking distance in Rochester's East End Cultural and Entertainment District.
Redeem Club Pass tickets for Passes before you attend any shows - at the Ticket Shop or Merchandise Tent on Gibbs St. To personalize your Pass, you must redeem your ticket at the Ticket Shop (get 10% off coupon!)
Buy tickets now for Maceo Parker, 8 p.m. at Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre, or buy at the Ticket Shop or at the door. Box office opens at 7 p.m. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.
Club Pass Series shows - Show your Club Pass or $35 (Kilbourn) $30 all others) cash at the door.
Save Time in Line - Max and Kilbourn, 6:15 and 6 p.m. shows only, wristbands handed out starting around 4 p.m.
Free shows - see schedule - no tickets required, all shows go on rain or shine.
Share Your Feedback - Please take our annual survey during and after the festival and let us know how things are going.
Merchandise Tent - 4-11 p.m. daily, Jazz (Gibbs) Street, official festival merchandise, personalize many items, Xerox Photo Opp, D&C Digital Virtual Reality, charging stations, free Wi-Fi and more.
Food, Food Trucks, Vendors - on Main Street, East Ave, outside Rochester Regional Health Big Tent, inside Max, Montage, Big Tent, Harro, Wilder Room, and Little Theatre venues.
Donate Musical Instruments - from 5-7:30 p.m. daily in the Merchandise TentMove to a Healthy Groove - Rochester Regional Health Street Teams will have pedometers, a guide to how many calories you will burn walking the fest, ear plugs, sunglasses, rain ponchos (let's hope we don't need those) and other useful items. See Bubble Man on Friday and Saturday nights from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. on E. Main St.