June 24, 2019 12:42 PM
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) - The 18th edition of the Rochester International Jazz Festival is now here! Thousands of people will head downtown for the nine-day festival.
This year, festival attendees have the option to buy a 3- or 9-day Club Pass. The passes, which are shareable, give you unlimited access and allow you to come and go from shows as you like.
You can buy tickets online, over the phone by calling (585) 454-2060, or in person. The ticket office is located at the corner of East Avenue and Gibbs Street. It is open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. throughout the festival.
You do not need tickets for free shows.
Headliners for the festival include Patti LaBelle, Jeff Goldblum and the Mildred Snitzer Orchestra, Steve Miller Band with special guest Marty Stuart, George Benson, Steve Gadd Band, Marc Cohn, and the Blind Boys of Alabama.
Free show headliners include the Allman Betts Band, The Legendary Downchild Blues Band 50th Anniversary featuring Dan Aykroyd, Trombone Shorty, and Orleans Avenue.
The nine-day festival will impact traffic in the East End and Main Street area of downtown. Streets will be closed through Saturday, June 29.
Friday, June 14 to midnight, Monday, July 1
Friday, June 21 through end of day Saturday, June 29
Friday, June 28 to Saturday, June 29
Updated: June 24, 2019 12:42 PM
Created: June 13, 2019 09:10 PM
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