Day 4 Monday June 26th at the Xerox Rochester Intl Jazz Festival

June 26, 2017

Rochester, NY--June 26, 2017--The Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival 16th Edition continues today featuring  25 Club Pass Series shows, and eight free shows including the annual RIJF/Eastman School Jazz Scholarship Concert and scholarship presentation to five winners. 
  • Free Youth Jazz Workshops sponsored by Wegmans also start today at 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. in Room 120 Ray Wright Room at Eastman School of Music.  No preregistration required, just show up. 
  • The free Jazz Starts at Noon series also starts today at the Rochester Monroe County Library at 12 noon. 
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.
Other highlights include jam sessions nightly, and two international series, Made in the UK and Nordic Jazz Now

Jazz at the Library Starts Today at 12 Noon
Youth Jazz Workshops Start Today at 1 PM
XRIJF/Eastman School Scholarships Concert and Presentation  to five winners at 7:30 PM on Jazz Street Stage
Today's FREE Shows
Brockport Big  Band, Bloomfield and Canandaigua HS Jazz Bands, ESMJazz Honors Performance Unit 2, Jazz Scholarships Performance, Red Hot & Blue Band, Katy Wright
Today's Club Pass Series Shows 
Miguel Zenon, Marquis Hill Blacktet, Dinosaur, Jae Sinnett, Red Hook Soul, Conrad Herwig's Latin side, Ikonostasis, Lera Lynn, New Breed Brass Band, Gene Bertoncini, Vince Ercolamento, Herb Smith's Freedom Trio, Harold Danko
Ticket Shop - 100 East Ave at the corner of Gibbs St. Open 10 a.m. - 11p.m.
  • 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!)
  • 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. 
  • Headliner Show Tickets available for Mavis StaplesScott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox, and King Crimson. Sheryl Crow's concert has sold out. See Schedule and Buy Tickets
  • Jam Sessions - See schedule for details - nightly at the Radisson Hotel Rochester Riverside (10:30 p.m. 'til) 
Media Resources & Information

Happening Around The Fest
Free Shuttle Service is available around the festival from 3 p.m. to midnight sponsored by Harris Beach PLLC. Wheelchair accessible. 

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.
Xerox Technology Makes the Fest Fun -  Get personalized items printed while you wait with Xerox Print to Object printers.  $1 of every purchase is donated to Daystar for medically fragile infants. Free Xerox Photo Opp. It's all in the Merchandise Tent on Jazz Street. 
D&C Digital - complimentary Rochester Magazine,  D&C Digital Virtual Reality, charging stations, free Wi-Fi and more! All in the Merchandise Tent on Jazz Street. 

Food, Food Trucks, Vendors - on Main Street, 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 Tent

Move to a Healthy Groove - Rochester Regional Health Street Teams will have ear plugs, sunglasses, rain ponchos (let's hope we don't need those) and other useful items.  Look for them walking around the fest or visit the First Aid tent on Main Street at Gibbs.