Rochester in Focus: Jazz Festival returns to Rochester

June 03, 2019 07:36 AM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — The 18th edition of the Rochester International Jazz Festival kicks off later this month.

The ticket office for the Jazz Festival opens Monday, June 3 at noon. It's at the corner of East Avenue and Gibbs Street.

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Some of the headliners include the godmother of soul, Patti Labelle, actor Jeff Goldblum, and singer Marc Cohn.

For Rochester in Focus, host Brennan Somers spoke to festival organizers Marc Iacona and John Nugent about why Rochester is the perfect home for these jazz concerts.

The nine-day festival starts on June 21. 


Brennan Somers

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