Join us for the 17th Edition of the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival (XRIJF). The nine-day festival returns to Rochester June 22 to June 30 presenting more than 1500 artists from around the world in 300-plus shows at 20 venues.
The 2018 Festival is presented in three series — the Club Pass series with 214 shows, the headliner series of six shows and 94 free shows and events all held in Rochester’s East End Cultural and Entertainment District.
Ticketed headliner shows will feature Alison Krauss (sold out), Béla Fleck and the Flecktones, Boz Scaggs, Jill Scott, Lake Street Dive, and Seal. Free outdoor stage show headliners include Brian Setzer’s Rockabilly Riot!, St. Germain, Tower of Power 50th Anniversary Tour, and Vintage Trouble. The Club Pass series will feature the Joey Alexander Trio, Mindi Abair, Melissa Aldana, The Bad Plus, Ron Artis II & The Truth, Joe Locke Group, Mwenso & The Shakes, Jazzmeia Horn, Dustbowl Revival, Shake Stew, Robin McKelle, Deva Mahal, Johannes Linstead Guitar of Fire! Ervic Krasno Band, Jane Bunnett & Maqueque and more than 110 others.