Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival

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2018-06-27 at 3:45 PM to 2018-06-27 at 11:00 PM


From legendary performers and familiar favorites - to rising stars and new discoveries - this is a festival that navigates all genres of creative improvised music from all corners of the world.

As one of the nation's leading international music festivals, it brings together unique musical sounds from many countries, highlighting international artists' take on the only true American art form - jazz.


The festival is held in 19 different venues in Downtown Rochester's East End Cultural District between East Ave and East Main street centered on Gibbs Street. You can walk to all venues!


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It varies. Free shows – no tickets are required! Headliner shows at Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre – reserved seating; tickets required; see show times » Club Pass Series shows – require either a Club Pass or $30/($35 Kilbourn Hall) at the door. See Tickets  on website for more information.



Parking is available at the following downtown garages, $7 event fee applies to all:
East End Garage, 475 East Main St.
Court St. Garage, 194 Court St.
South Ave. Garage, 39 Stone St.
Washington Sq. Garage, 111 Woodbury Blvd.

There are also surface lots available for parking.

Street Closures:

Several streets are closed: see Travel for details on the website.

Weather Specifics:

Rain or shine the festival is a great experience. Most venues are indoors so weather does not impact the concert schedule. All outdoor shows go on rain or shine unless there are severe weather conditions.

Food Offerings:

Everywhere! There are food trucks; food is served at many venues and lots of great restaurants in the festival area


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