The CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival announced the first two headliners for its 18th edition on June 21-29, 2019: Steve Gadd Band and George Benson.
Gadd performed at the festival in 2016. His sold-out performance was recorded live for a CD that earned a Grammy nomination. Benson headlined the festival in 2003, also for a sold-out performance.
Tickets and passes are available for the nine-day festival in downtown Rochester. Visit for information.