Day 3 Sunday June 26th at the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival

June 26, 2016

Lots of Great Music on the Jazz Street Free Outdoor Stages

Avangrid RG&E Free Stage Opens Today

In the Clubs: Eldar, Eric Lindell, Pedrito Martinez, Velvet Caravan, Kandace Springs, Charles Ruggiero's As Heard on TV, Elio Villafranca Trio, The Majestics, Abercrombie Organ Trio, and more! 

Good morning jazz fans! It's going to be a beautiful Sunday on Jazz Street. The Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival continues through July 2. The nine-day 15th Edition Festival is presenting 325 concerts with 1500+ artists at 19 venues including more than 90 free shows. 

Here is the schedule of concerts plus other activities going on on day three, Sunday June 26th. Don't forget to stay hydrated. A water bottle filling station is available on Jazz Street. Plus water and other beverages are available from all vendors. 

Music and More Today! 

  • Tickets - buy at Ticket Shop, corner East Ave and Gibbs St. or at Chick Corea/Joey Alexander show SOLD OUT. 3-day and 9-day Club Passes still available. 
  • Redeem Club Pass Tickets for Passes before you attend a concert - at the Ticket Office or Merch Tent.
  • Official Merchandise - Merch Tent, Jazz St.
  • Check out the Xerox InfoCenters around the festival
  • Free Trolley Shuttle, courtesy Harris Beach, see stops, 3PM - Midnight 
  • See street closings & parking info
  • The Sweet Shot, Xerox's free photo booth, Jazz St.
  • Food Trucks & Vendors, Main St, 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.
  • 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 on the App and  on
  • Jam Sessions nightly from 10:30PM at State Street Bar & Grill, Holiday Inn

Sunday June 26th Concert Schedule

Festival Information

  • Tickets and information at
  • Download schedule,  venue mapshuttle map, and Free Show flier
  • Download free 2016 XRIJF App.
  • Follow us on FacebookInstagram 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


About the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival

Founded in 2002, XRIJF is celebrating its 15th anniversary in 2016. Produced by John Nugent and Marc Iacona, XRIJF has become one of the nation's most respected music festivals, navigating all genres of creative improvised music. This year's nine day festival, June 24 to July 2, will feature 1500 artists from 14 countries who will perform at 19 venues in more than 325 concerts including 99 free shows and events.