Last 3 Days! Day 7 Thursday June 29th at the Xerox Rochester Intl Jazz Festival

June 29, 2017

Rochester, NY--June 29, 2017--The Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival 16th Edition continues today with an exciting lineup in the clubs,  free shows on four indoor and outdoor stages and Sheryl Crow, a nine-time GRAMMY winner who has sold more than 35 million albums around the world and will headline at Eastman Theatre. This show is sold out. 

Only two more days for the free Youth Jazz Workshops sponsored by Wegmans. Starts 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 continues today at the Rochester Monroe County Library at 12 noon. Bring your lunch. 

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.
Jam sessions are nightly at the Radisson Hotel Rochester Riverside starting at 10:30 p.m.
Jazz at the Library -  12 Noon - Ben Tiberio

Youth Jazz Workshop -  1 - 2:30 p.m. -  Manuel Valera
Headliner Show
Today's FREE Shows
Soul Stew returns to Jazz Street - 2 FREE shows - 7:30 and 9:30 p.m.
Plus!  Greater Rochester Jazz Orch, Noble Vibes, Ben Tiberio, Brockport and Spencerport HS Jazz Bands, ECMS Saxology 1&2 Jazz Bones
Last night for the Avangrid Foundation RGE Fusion Stage  - Noble Vibes

Today's Club Pass Series Shows 

Youn Sun Ya - two shows at Harro - 5:30 and 7:15 PM

Plus! Django Festival All Stars, Ariel Pocock, Phronesis, Dakha Brahka, Jeff Coffin "in Orbit," "4 By Monk By 4", The Wee Trio, Oskar Stenmark NYC Qtet, Buried Treasure, Manuel Valera, The Dustbowl Revival, Walt Weiskopf
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. Personalize your Pass and get a 10% off coupon for your purchase in the Merchandise Tent. 
  • 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 King Crimson. See Schedule and Buy Tickets
  • Jam Sessions - See schedule for details - nightly at the Radisson Hotel Rochester Riverside (10:30 p.m. 'til) 
Nightly Jam Sessions start at 10:30 p.m. at the Radisson Hotel Rochester Riverside. Second Floor. Photo for XRIJF by Peter Parts
Media Resources & Information

Happening Around The Fest
Ride sharing starts today. Take Uber to and from the festival. Download the app.  
Free Shuttle Service sponsored by Harris Beach PLLC. Runs continuously around the festival from 3 p.m. to midnight. It takes approximately 30 minutes for the shuttle to make the route and return to each stop depending on traffic. Wheelchair accessible. Look for Shuttle Stop signs. want to know where's the shuttle is? Download the app or visit the web and find it fast! 
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. Food Guide

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 and sunglasses 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. 

Perks for Club Pass Holders
  • LiDestri's Rye Room Hospitality Tent - Show your Club Pass or VIP Pass and enjoy access to this special Lidestri Hospitality Tent next to the Rochester Regional Health Big Tent at the corner of Chestnut St. and E. Main St. A cash bar features LiDestri beverages and food is from Aunt Rosie's. Screens stream concerts from the Big Tent.
  • Xerox Smart Prize Cards -  Receive a Xerox Smart Prize Card when you redeem your Club Pass ticket for your Club Pass. Bring the card to the Merchandise Tent on Jazz Street and insert it into the reader. Everyone is a winner!