Tri-C JazzFest is celebrating its 35th anniversary with a big move June 2014, presenting three jam-packed days of concerts in the theaters of PlayhouseSquare plus free music outside on Star Plaza.
Twelve ticketed shows and a host of free outdoor events will be featured June 26-28, 2014.
This year’s lineup for the ticketed, indoor events is as follows:
THURSDAY, JUNE 26
7:30-9:45pm – (Ohio Theatre) The Sean Jones Quartet plus the Cleveland Jazz Orchestra with Christian McBride
FRIDAY, JUNE 27
6-7pm – (Ohio Theatre) Gregory Porter
7:30-9:45pm – (Palace Theatre) John Scofield Uberjam/Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue
9:30-11pm – (Ohio Theatre) Eddie Palmieri Salsa Orchestra
SATURDAY, JUNE 28
1:30-2:30pm – (Hanna Theatre) Jamey Haddad Global Drum
2:45-3:45pm – (Ohio Theatre) Ernie Krivda Fat Tuesday Band Plays the Music of Oliver Nelson and Jimmy Smith
4-5pm – (Hanna Theatre) Eliane Elias
5-6:15pm – (Ohio Theatre) Terri Lyne Carrington
6:45-8pm – (Ohio Theatre) Christian McBride Trio
7:30-8:45pm – (Hanna Theatre) Raul Midon
8-9:30pm – (Palace Theatre) Marcus Miller/Dave Koz
9:30-11pm – (Ohio Theatre) Dave Holland Prism
JazzFest introduces its first all-festival pass.
Pass-holders will receive a preferred-seat ticket for each of nine concerts of their choosing, plus walk-up admission to the remaining three shows. Seating for those three shows is on an as-available basis.
The pass, which has a face value of $445, is on sale with special holiday pricing of $250 through Dec. 31, 2013. The pass costs $270 Jan. 1, 2014 and after. Reserve your festival pass
Individual Concert Tickets
Individual concert tickets will go on sale Feb. 28, 2014.
The new format provides increased educational activities as well. The traditional DownBeat Educational Days, which bring young musicians to Cuyahoga Community College for clinics and adjudication, will be April 10-11, 2014. A new jazz camp is planned for June 23-28, 2014.
Thank our Sponsors
Tri-C JazzFest Cleveland is made possible through support from Cuyahoga Community College, Cuyahoga Arts & Culture, the Ohio Arts Council, and the National Endowment for the Arts, as well as a growing list of members and sponsors. Please visit our sponsors page.