Rochester, NY -- June 23, 2016 -- The 15th anniversary edition of the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival starts Friday, June 24 and continues through July 2. Enjoy 325 concerts with 1500+ artists at 19 venues including more than 90 free shows. Here is the opening day schedule of concerts plus other activities going on.
Music and More! Tickets - buy at Ticket Shop, corner East Ave and Gibbs St. or at rochesterjazz.com. Chick Corea/Joey Alexander show SOLD OUT. 3-day and 9-day Club Passes still available.
Will Call Tickets for Eastman Theatre headliner shows will be available one hour before the show in the Theatre lobby.
Redeem Club Pass Tickets for Passes before you attend a concert. Redeem at the Kiosk on Gibbs St. (Jazz Street), Ticket Office or Merch Tent.
New! Kilbourn shows this year are 6 & 9PM
New! Save Time in Line at Max and Kilbourn, see details
New! Entry at the door for Club Pass shows is $30 ($35 Kilbourn Hall)
Official Merchandise - Merch Tent, Jazz St.
Check out the Xerox InfoCenters around the festival
Free Trolley Shuttle, courtesy Harris Beach, see stops, 3PM - Midnight
East Avenue is open to vehicles and pedestrians over the Inner Loop. See complete street closings & parking info
The Sweet Shot, Xerox's free photo booth, Jazz St.
Food Trucks & Vendors, Main St, East Ave, outside Rochester Regional Big Tent, see Food Guide
D&C Mobile Device Charging Stations - Merch Tent, Jazz St.
Lip Sync Challenge to benefit AutismUp, Merch Tent, Jazz St.
HeluvaGood! free samples, 5-10PM, Chestnut at East Ave
Water bottle filling station, Jazz St.
Rochester Regional Health First Aid Tent, outside Merch Tent @ Main St.
Chalk Artist - outside Rochester Regional Health Big Tent
Donate musical Instruments, Merch Tent, 5-7:30PM
Festival Photos posted daily at Rochesterjazz.com & on Facebook.com/XRIJF
Jam Sessions nightly from 10:30PM at State Street Bar & Grill, Holiday Inn
Share Your Feedback! Take the XRIJF Survey during and after the fest (survey opens tomorrow evening)
See Friday June 24th Concert Schedule
Tickets and information at rochesterjazz.com.
Download schedule, venue map, shuttle map, and Free Show flier.
Download free 2016 XRIJF App.
Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Use the hashtag #XRIJF
Fold-out Brochures and 116-Page Program Guides - available at venues & Ticket Shop
InfoCenter kiosks are at Rochester Regional Health Big Tent, Harro East Ballroom, Xerox Auditorium at Xerox Plaza, Avangrid Foundation/RG&E Fusion Stage, XRIJF Merchandise Tent, and Squeezers Stage at Anthology