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Festival Background Information

2015 Festival Video

14th Edition Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival (2015) from Xerox Rochester Int'l Jazz Fest on Vimeo.

2016 Festival Documents
XRIJF Press Releases and News
  • Full Lineup Announced for 16th Edition June 23 - July 1
    Mar 21, 2017
    Nine Days, 325+ Shows, 19 Venues, 95 Free Shows and Events Rochester, NY-March 21, 2017-Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival producers John Nugent and Marc Iacona today announced the lineup for the festival's 16th Edition. The nine-day festival returns to Rochester June 23–July 1 presenting more than 1500 artists from around the [...more]

  • Final Four Headliners Announced
    Jan 17, 2017
    Tickets on Sale Friday January 20 at 10AM Producers John Nugent and Marc Iacona announced today the final four headliner shows for the nine-day 16th edition Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival (XRIJF) June 23 to July 1, 2017. "Every June we bring world-renowned artists to Rochester from around the globe," said John Nugent, artistic director and [...more]

  • Sheryl Crow and Mavis Staples to Headline at 16th Edition
    Dec 6, 2016
    Tickets on Sale Friday December 9 at 10AM Producers John Nugent and Marc Iacona announced today two headliner shows for the nine-day 16th edition Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival (XRIJF) June 23 to July 1, 2017. Nine-time GRAMMY winner Sheryl Crow will perform on Thursday, June 29. Gospel and R&B icon Mavis Staples, recent recipient of the prestigious Kennedy Center [...more]

  • Three and Nine-day Club Passes Go on Sale Friday October 28 at 10AM at Early Bird Prices
    Oct 25, 2016
    Lyric Theatre Returns as Club Pass Venue Club Pass Series Presents 220+ Shows at 13 Venues The Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival's (XRIJF) 16th edition three and nine-day Club Passes go on sale this Friday, October 28 at 10 a.m. at The 2017 festival is June 23 - July 1.  The Club Pass [...more]

  • Big Bad Voodoo Daddy Returns to Rochester for "Wild & Swingin' Holiday Party" Show
    Oct 11, 2016
    Tickets on Sale Friday, October 14 at 10AM The Eastman School of Music and Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival are proud to present the acclaimed swing revival band, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, for a one-night-only special show at Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets [...more]

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