Jeff Goldblum, Patti LaBelle to headline Jazz Festival

Patti LaBell Photo: CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival. Patti LaBell

January 22, 2019 08:28 AM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) -- The CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival has announced more headliners for this year's event: Jeff Goldblum, Patti LaBelle and Marc Cohn with The Blind Boys of Alabama.

Actor Jeff Goldbum, best known for roles in "Jurassic Park" and "The Big Chill," is also a pianist with his jazz band, The Mildred Snitzer Orchestra. The group will perform at the festival on Wednesday, June 26.


Music legend Patti LaBelle will perform on Saturday, June 22. 

Marc Cohn with guest vocalists The Blind Boys of Alabama will perform on Tuesday, June 25.

Tickets for previously announced headliners -- George Benson and the Steve Gadd Band -- are on sale now.

The nine-day festival runs June 21 through June 29 and will feature more than 1,500 artists in 320+ shows in 20 venues in downtown Rochester.

The festival's full lineup will be announced on March 19. 

Tickets for the newly announced shows go on sale Friday, Jan. 25 at 10 a.m. at or by calling 585-454-2060.


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