Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival returns to Rochester for its 15th-anniversary edition June 24-July 2 with nine days of amazing creative improvised music from around the world.
The 2016 Festival will present more than 1500 artists in 325+ shows at 19 venues in three series – the Club Pass series with 235 shows, Headliner Series with six shows and 99 free shows and events.
Headliners include Chick Corea, Joey Alexander, Chris Botti, Bruce Hornsby and the Noisemakers, Gregg Allman, Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue (free), Erykah Badu, and Grace Potter. This marks Chris Botti’s fourth appearance at XRIJF and Trombone Shorty’s sixth. Tickets are on sale now for all shows at rochesterjazz.com, the Festival Ticket Shop or by calling 585-454-2060.
Ticket cost and venue vary by performance, so be sure to visit rochesterjazz.com for more information.