This year’s lineup for the CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival consists of 335-plus shows in 21 venues over nine days.
Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue is returning to the festival as headliners for the first time. Free shows include Taj Mahal, Kool and the Gang, the Allman Betts Band, and Tommy Emmanuel.
Tickets are on sale for previously announced headliners Nile Rodgers and CHIC, Spyro Gyra, Garth Fagan Dance & Monty Alexander, Puss N Boots, and Wyonna & The Big Noise. The festival is slated for June 19-27.
Festival plans regarding COVID-19 will be announced on or before May 10. Visit rochesterjazz.com for information.