RIJF: Rochester International Jazz Festival
RIJF: 2022| 19th Edition: June 17-25, 2022
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Webster| Rochester| The Erie Canal| The Finger Lakes| and all there is to: Eat| See| Shop while visiting this beautiful part of Upstate New York.
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We provide this information for our guests and anyone visiting or living in the area.
a darling 2-bedroom short-term rental cottage in Upstate New York located in the charming neighborhood of Forest Lawn on the shore of Lake Ontario in the town of Webster a suburb of Rochester in Monroe County in the state of New York, USA.
ROCHESTER INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL
- 20 STAGES
- 1750+ ARTISTS
- 9 DAYS
- 325 SHOWS
- 208,000+ AUDIENCE
TICKETS and INFORMATION (585)454-2060 https://www.rochesterjazz.com
- a multi-dimensional nine-day festival held annually in Rochester, NY
- one of the world’s leading jazz festivals
- hosts: legendary performers, familiar favorites, rising stars, and new discoveries from around the world
- founded in 2002
- all genres of creative improvised music
- the only truly American art form-jazz
- motto: “It’s not who you know, it’s who you don’t know.”
- (3) Series are presented:
Headliner Series: traditionally a ticketed series, this year ALL 11 HEADLINER SHOWS ARE FREE on all Outdoor Stages in 2022!
Club Pass Series: 196 shows are accessible with the festival’s unique value pass to discovery, the Club Pass,
or/ single entry cash only at the door
130+ Free Shows and Events: there is no telling who will drop in to play!
The CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival is produced by RIJF, LLC
- “The 50 Best Places to Travel in 2022” Travel & Leisure Magazine
- “Most Missed Local Festival of 2020” City Newspaper readers
- “Best Festival” RBJ-Rochester Business Journal Ranking 2019
- “Best Summer Jazz Festival in the World 2019” by Dandelion Chandelier
- Jazz Festivals 2019: “Best Jazz Fests in New Orleans, Jacksonville & Rochester”
- “Best Festival” by City Newspaper for the last 12 years
- “One of the 50 Best Music Festivals in the World” by Culture Trip
- “The Top 15 Festivals in New York to Experience Before You Die”
- Best Festivals-American Towns
Other Jazz Events:
Be sure to listen to great jazz on fm radio Jazz 90.1 our local listener supported radio station!
Jazz 90.1 and The Ontario Beach Park Program Committee present:
2022| Jazz at the Beach Concert Series
WHEN: 2nd Tuesday of the Month
WHERE: at Arbor at the Port inside the Port of Rochester in Charlotte
May 10-Greece Jazz Band
June 14-The Bill Tiberio Band
July 19-The Jimmie Highsmith Jr. Quartet
August 9-Darryl Parker Quartet
September 13-The Rochester Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra
October 11-The Krazy Fireman
2022| Jazz and Blues Cruise aboard the Colonial Belle
WHERE: 400 Packetts Landing Fairport, NY
BOARDING: 15 minutes prior to departure at 6:15pm| cruises depart promptly at 6:30pm
June 13-Laura Dubin and Antonio Guerrero $35
July 11-Jimmie Highsmith Jr. $35
August 15-The Bill Tiberio Band $45
September 14-Hanna PK and The Blue Hearts $35
Cruises include a light meal on board, Cash bar
buy tickets in advance on-line at: https://www.jazz90.1.org or/ call (585)966-2660
The Cruises sell out so act fast!