Last 3 Days! It's Day 7 at the 19th Edition! + Schedule Updates

June 23, 2022

Rochester, NY–June 23, 2022–It's the final three days of the 9-day CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival 19th edition. This year's festival will deliver 325 shows June at 19 diverse indoor and outdoor venues in downtown Rochester NY. All venues are within walking distance of each other.'

Headlining Tonight on Parcel 5  - Booker T.’s Stax Revue
9 PM Free!
Booker T.’s Stax Revue is a presentation of Booker’s hits with the MGs, such as “Green Onions,” “Hang ‘Em High” and “Time is Tight” and of the classics recorded on Stax Records by legendary artists such as “Try a Little Tenderness” by Otis Redding, “When Something is Wrong with my Baby” by Sam and Dave and “Gee Whiz” by Carla Thomas. The Stax Revue features a ten-piece big band with three lead vocalists, a three-piece horn section and Booker’s usual rhythm section and delivers a high-energy experience curated to take the audience on a journey through Booker’s eyes. Read more


Please Note Schedule Update for Friday & Saturday
Due to illness, Davina and the Vagabonds will be unable to play Friday, June 24 at Innovation Theater and Saturday, June 25 at Montage.
Performing in their place are:
Innovation Theater
Friday, June 24
6:30 & 8:30 PM
Saturday, June 25
6:00 & 10:00 PM
Drum Battle
Justin Faulkner is replacing Kenny Washington
Saturday, June 25
6:30 and 8:30 PM
Theater at Innovation Square
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