RIJF Club Pass

It's the hottest ticket in American Jazz!
Your value pass to discovery!

The Club Pass is RIJF's unique pass that gives you access to up to all Club Pass Series shows June 23 – July 1, 2023 at the Festival's official Club Pass Series venues.

Stay tuned for our 20th Anniversary Edition lineup to be announced in March 2023!  

Why RIJF's Unique Club Pass is the Hottest Ticket in American Jazz!

  • The Club Pass Series is an unmatched presentation of the finest in creative improvised music from around the world – from legends and familiar favorites to rising stars. See our past lineups.  
  • One ticket gives you unlimited access to 192 Club Pass Shows at 11 Club Pass venues - it's the Ultimate Value Pass to Discovery! 
  • With the Club Pass you enjoy steeply discounted savings compared to the cost of individual show admission.
  • The Club Pass makes it easy to explore new sounds and artists, see as many shows at Club Pass venues as physically possible, see shows twice, and come and go from shows as you like.
  • Club Passes can be shared and transferred. Share the cost with a friend! Only one person can use the pass at a time. 
  • Park once and walk to all Club Pass venues! 

Buy 3 & 9-Day Club Passes Now

9-Day Club Pass - Buy Now! 
    • Unlimited access to Club Pass shows at all Club Pass venues all 9 days during the festival.
    • Can be shared and transferred.
    • See as many shows and come and go as you like. 
    • Ticket and Pass prices are the same for children, adults, students, and seniors.  
    • Access up to 192 Club Pass Series shows at 11 Club Pass venues all nine days of the Festival. Passes are shareable and transferable. 
      • Jan 1 to Mar 13: $284 plus $6 service charge ($32.22 per day for access to up to 22 shows at 11 venues each day)
      • Mar 14 through festival or until sold out: $294 plus $6 service charge ($33.33 a day for access to up to 22 shows at 11 venues each day)

 3-Day Club Pass - Buy Now!  

    • Unlimited access to Club Pass shows at all Club Pass venues on any 3 days during the festival.
    • Can be shared and transferred.
    • Unlimited access to Club Pass Series shows on any three days of the festival.
    • See as many shows and come and go as you like. 
    • Ticket and Pass prices are the same for children, adults, students, and seniors.  
    • Access Club Pass shows on any three days of the Festival at any Club Pass venue. Passes are shareable and transferable. 
      • Jan 1 to Mar 13: $234 plus $6 service charge
      • Mar 14 through festival or until sold out: $254 plus $6 service charge

11 Club Pass Series Venues

This year's Club Pass Series presents 192 Club Pass Shows at 11 diverse venues. Note: The Club Pass does not provide entry to Headliner shows at Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre. Those shows have reserved seats and require individual tickets. See Ticket Info for Headliner Tickets

  • Hatch Recital Hall, Eastman East Wing (433 E. Main St.)
  • Hyatt Regency Ballroom, 8 nights, June 17-24 (125 E. Main St.)
  • Kilbourn Hall, Eastman School of Music (26 Gibbs St.)
  • Glory House International Global Jazz Now Series (formerly Lutheran Church of the Reformation), (111 N. Chestnut St.)
  • Little Theatre Roots & Americana Series (240 East Ave)
  • Max of Eastman Place (25 Gibbs St.)
  • Montage Music Hall (50 Chestnut Plaza)
  • RIJF Big Tent (Main St. & Gibbs St.)
  • Temple Theater (50 Liberty Pole Way)
  • Theater at Innovation Square (131 N Chestnut Street, corner of Broad, formerly Xerox Auditorium)
  • Wilder Room (120 East Ave.)

Attending Club Pass Shows

  • Enter Club Pass Shows with a Club Pass or $30 /$35 (Kilbourn Hall) cash only at the door.
  • Doors open 30 minutes prior to both sets
  • No advance ticket sales.
  • No reserved seating.
  • Just arrive early and line up. First-come, first-served. 
  • Take advantage of our Save Time in Line system for the first shows at two of our busiest Club Pass venues – Kilbourn Hall and Max of Eastman Place. (see info below)

Club Pass Ticket Redemption

Club Pass tickets purchased now may be redeemed for Passes and lanyards at our Ticket Shop at 100 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14604 in June 2023.  Dates and times will be announced. Just show your receipt on your phone or bring a printout of the email you received or your order number.

Save Time in Line at Kilbourn and Max

Take advantage of our Save Time in Line system for the first shows at two of our busiest Club Pass venues – Kilbourn Hall and Max of Eastman Place. We offer a wristband system to save you time spent in line, time to get food and drinks before the show or to enjoy other shows
and activities around the festival.

All you need to do is line up at 4 p.m. outside Kilbourn or Max and receive a color-coded wristband that will specify a return time to see the show. You must be present and in line to
get a wristband. Come back at your assigned time and enjoy the show!

2023 Club Pass FAQs

Q: Can I enter Club Pass shows without a Club Pass? 

A: Yes. You don't need a Club Pass to access Club Pass Series shows. Enter at the door for $30 ($35 Kilbourn Hall), cash only. No advance tickets are sold for Club Pass Series Shows and there are no reserved seats. Entry is first-come, first-served for all, whether you pay cash at the door or have a Club Pass. Since venues may fill to capacity prior to shows so to ensure a better chance of a seat, arrive early and wait in line. Doors open 30 minutes before shows. 

Q. Is the Club Pass good for headliner shows? 

A: No, the Club Pass does not provide access to Headliner Shows at Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre. Those shows are ticketed with reserved seats.

Q: What health guidelines are in place for Club Pass shows? 

A: In order to ensure your health safety RIJF will follow all health guidelines in place at the start of and during the festival, in accordance with the official policy of the NYS Department of Health and the Monroe County Department of Public Health. Those guidelines will be posted on our website and in our newsletters with festival updates.

Updated December 2022

Buy 3 Day Club Pass (can be shared and transferred)

Buy 9 Day Club Pass (can be shared and transferred)

"The club pass is fantastic. It's very cool to be able to walk to all the different venues and to have different types of venues i.e. churches, bars, concert halls, etc .”

"As always, the Club Pass acts are both new and familiar. The range of types of jazz is broad. All performances i attended were well worth the price of the Club Pass."

“The club pass makes it possible to see a lot for a little. Great quality of music!

Club Pass Frequently Asked Questions

Club Pass tickets may be redeemed for a pass at the Ticket Shop in June 2023 at 100 East Avenue at the corner of Gibbs Street in Rochester, New York. Dates and hours to be announced. 

Call (585) 454-2060

Buy Club Passes, redeem Club Pass tickets for Passes, get information, and pick up brochures and maps.

You must get your pass and lanyard at the Ticket Shop before entering any venue. Tickets cannot be redeemed for passes at venues.

Yes. You can purchase a Club Pass online. Choose from 3- or 9-Day Passes, choose the ticket delivery option and check out. Simple as that!

All Passes are shareable and fully transferable. 

Redeem your ticket for a Pass at the Ticket Shop 100 East Avenue at the corner of Gibbs Street in Rochester, New York in June 2023. Hours and dates to be announced. 

Call (585) 454-2060 for more info. 

No, the Club Pass is good only at the 11 official Club Pass venues.  

Day passes are only available for sponsors and volunteers and are not for sale. You can still enter any Club Pass Series Show by paying the cover charge at the door, $30 or $35 (Kiibourn Hall), first come, first served.

  • Yes! Please share your pass when you cannot use it.  All Club Passes are now fully shareable and transferrable. Share the joy! 
  • You must bring your Pass with you to enter a show. Club Passes cannot be replaced. 

 

  • Club Passes cannot be replaced if lost. 
  • Always wear your Pass on the lanyard provided.
  • Please write your cell phone number on the Pass so that if it is lost and turned in to our Lost and Found (Ticket Office), we can notify you. 

Save Time in Line at Kilbourn and Max

Take advantage of our Save Time in Line system for the first shows at two of our busiest Club Pass venues – Kilbourn Hall and Max of Eastman Place. We offer a wristband system to save you time spent in line, time to get food and drinks before the show or to enjoy other shows
and activities around the festival.

All you need to do is line up at 4 p.m. outside Kilbourn or Max and receive a color-coded wristband that will specify a return time to see the show. You must be present and in line to
get a wristband. Come back at your assigned time and enjoy the show!