And all that jazz!!

The Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival is well underway this weekend!  If you’ve never been to the Jazz Fest, this is a great area event- perfect for an afternoon out with the family, or a cool date night for two!!  

Jazz Fest

Jazz Fest 2If you’re a music fan, and want to take advantage of the whole festival, you can purchase a club pass, which gets you into nearly 250 shows (the 7 main headlining acts are separate), or you can pay per show at the door.  Or take advantage of some of the great FREE concerts that will be happening!!  They have over 80 performances that are completely free to the public!  Check their schedule for a complete listing.  Do some planning ahead of time- there are so many shows to see!!


And it won’t just be big names at the festival, there is plenty of local jazz talent to behold!  The jazz bands from all four Greece high schools will have their time to shine!!!  

June 23 – Arcadia Jazz Band @ 4:30 PM
June 24 – Athena Jazz Band @ 4:30 PM
June 25 – Olympia Jazz Band @ 5:15 PM
June 26 – Odyssey Jazz Band @ 3:45 PM

Come support a new generation of musicians!!

All area High School bands will be playing at the Street Stage; on Gibbs St at East Ave.  The performances here are free and open to the public!  All performances at these times, on this stage, are appropriate for all audiences- so bring the kiddos along!!

Jazz Band 3Want to find out more about the XRIJF?  Here’s a complete guide and a festival map.

And don’t worry about dinner at home before hand; there are TONS of food options available at the festival.  Just don’t forget to drink plenty of water & stay hydrated!!

Have a smartphone?  Download the XRIJF app!

Will you be heading to the Jazz Fest this week!?

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