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With the continued heightened concern over the coronavirus pandemic and the rapidly evolving decisions being announced by government and health officials, we are all experiencing significant disruption in all aspects of our l...
9 Days – June 19 to 27 - 21 Venues – 335+ Shows Incl 100+ Free Shows & Events
Taj Mahal, Kool and the Gang, the Allman Betts Band, and Tommy Emmanuel Headline FREE Shows!
Trombone Shorty Headlines for First Time at E...
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Posted March 17, 2020
What are your plans now for the 2020 festival?
We are three months away from what we plan to be the opening night of our 19th Jazz Festival. In May,...
March 17, 2020
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Like you, we are keeping a close watch and staying informed on the fluid situation of Covid 19. As we follow the CDC and local health officials' recommendations, we all MUST do our part ...
Tickets on Sale Friday February 28 at 10AM!
Rochester, NY—February 25, 2020—Producers John Nugent and Marc Iacona announced today two more headliners for the 2020 CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival – Puss N Boots - featuring ...
The CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival, now in its 19th year, is one of the world’s leading jazz festivals, drawing more than 200,000 people to Rochester's Arts and Entertainment District to hear legendary performers, familiar favorites, risin...
All Passes Shareable––Record 228 Shows & 13 Club Pass Venues! + 2 Former Venues Returning––Little Theatre and Auditorium at S. Clinton
Rochester, NY—October 22, 2019—Club Passes for the 2020 CGI Rochester Inter...
Rochester, NY––June 30, 2019––The 18th Edition of the CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival presented by M&T Bank wrapped up last night on another high note with extraordinary artists coming to play from around the world, at...
Last Day! - It's Day 9 - Saturday June 29
Festival Favorite Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue Headline at 9 PM - Midtown Stage - Free!
11 Free Shows!
Amazing Lineup in the Clubs!
Rochester, NY––June 29, 2019––It's the fin...
Last 2 Days! - It's Day 8 - Friday, June 28
Steve Miller Band Headlines Tonight - Discounted Rush Tickets Available Starting at 12 Noon!
Midtown Stage Opens Tonight
Last Day for Noon Jazz Series & Jazz Workshops