Final Day! Day 9! Saturday June 29 at the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival 3 Free Outdoor Stages! - Trombone Shorty, Monty Alexander, Kurt Elling, Final Kids Workshop and more!

  • June 29, 2013

The 12th Edition of the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival (XRIJF) wraps up today with free shows on 3 outdoor stages featuring Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue back for his fourth appearance, Monty Alexander, and much more. Plus, a full night...

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Last Two Nights for the Jams!!

  • June 28, 2013

XRIJF Nightly Jazz Session with The Bob Sneider Trio Showtimes June 28 State St. Bar & Grill at the Rochester Plaza Hotel 10:30 pm June 29 State St. Bar & Grill at the Rochester Plaza Hotel 10:30 pm For the 12th straight year, the incomparable ...

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Jazz Never Sleeps - Last Three Nights for the Jams!

  • June 27, 2013

If you've been there you know that the XRIJF jams sessions at the Rochester Plaza State Street Grill is THE late night place to be. Jazz never sleeps and you never know who will show up to play! For the 12th straight year, the incomparable Bob Sneider...

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David Byrne & St. Vincent Headline Tonight! Plus! Alfredo Rodriguez, Anat Cohen, Shine On - The Universe of John Lennon, The Black Lillies, Yellowjackets, Djabe & More! It's Day 5 - Tuesday June 25 at the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival

  • June 25, 2013

See today's enewsletter: http://www.rochesterjazz.com/enewsletter/?email_blast_id=262&option=view_entry#sthash.aR5YCKzp.dpuf Rochester, NY --June 25, 2013 --The 12th Edition of the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival (XRIJF) continues today with...

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Day 2! Saturday June 22 At the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival Willie Nelson, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Terell Stafford, Matt Herskowitz, YolanDa Brown, Shuffle Demons, Robin McKelle & More!

  • June 22, 2013

It was a spectacular opening night yesterday for the 12th Edition of the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival. Record crowds came out for shows in the clubs and free outdoor concerts. Great music and more, including the first day of youth workshops,...

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Opening Night Updates

  • June 21, 2013

Special Note: The Noah Preminger Quartet Featuring Ben Monder will do TWO shows tonight at the Rochester Club. 6PM and 10PM (the program guide has an error and omits the first show.) Read about them! $20 at the door cash only or Club Pass! Remember...

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XRIJF 12th Edition Starts Tomorrow!

  • June 20, 2013

Are you ready XRIJF fans? The 12th Edition of the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival is finally here. It all starts tomorrow! - 1200+ artists from 17 countries! | 19 venues - 300+ shows including 81 FREE shows Headliner Shows...

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Latest News - Wednesday June 19 -- The 12th Edition Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival Starts Friday!

  • June 19, 2013

The Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival (XRIJF) starts Friday June 21 delivering more than 300 shows at 19 venues and featuring more than 1200 artists. Musicians from all over the world will travel to Rochester for the nine-day event that runs th...

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How to Exchange Your Club Pass Ticket for Laminated Pass

  • June 18, 2013

If you've purchased a Club Pass, here's how and where to exchange it for your laminated Club Pass and lanyard. - Important! Tickets cannot be exchanged for a pass at any venue. So before you get in line to attend any show, you must go to one of the offi...

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Hundreds of High School Musicians Are Performing at This Year's Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival

  • June 17, 2013

Rochester, NY--June 17, 2013-- A record 21 regional high school jazz bands, and several Eastman Community Music School Honors Units and groups will perform at this year's Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival (XRIJF). They will join some of the fin...

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