CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival | New York by Rail

june, 2022

17jun(jun 17)1:00 am25(jun 25)1:00 amCGI Rochester International Jazz Festival1:00 am - 1:00 am (25) Rochester International Jazz Festival LLC, 250 East Avenue, Rochester, New York 14604

Event Details

CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival

In its 19th edition, the jazz festival returns in 2022 to showcase a multitude of artists and performances.

Dirty Bourbon Blues Band at CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival | Photo Courtesy of Thom Bell with

CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival

This event is a nine-day jazz festival set to return in June 2022. This Rochester festival is in its 19th edition after being postponed in 2020 due to COVID-19. This annual event features more than 1,500 artists each year from 21 stages and over 335 shows. Each year approximately 208,000 audience members attend the festival to enjoy jazz music from diverse artists. Featuring a multitude of artists from across the world, there is always something new to enjoy. Beginning in 2002, producers John Nugent and Marc Iacona ensure the best festival quality every year and will continue to do so.

Attending the Jazz Festival

Ticket prices to the jazz festival vary for different passes and shows. Headliner series are free with no tickets required. Free performances include Chris Botti, Devon Allman Project, Tommy Emmanuel and so many more. For ticket information, visit

Participating in the Jazz Festival

The festival encourages people of all ages to attend. With multiple shows, artists and stages, attendees will be sure to find something that suits their musical tastes. In addition to enjoying the musical performances, attending the festival helps to support the jazz community. 

Take Amtrak to CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival

Attend the jazz festival via Amtrak to the Louise M. Slaughter Station (ROC) in Rochester, NY—Don’t forget to use the Amtrak See New York and Save 15% discount! The station is 1 mile away from the event site, making it an easy and convenient option to get to the event.

Get picked up from the Rochester Station and taken to your reserved NYTRAIN Enterprise Rent-a-Car. Click here to reserve your car or call the Rochester office today at 585-423-2220.


17 (Friday) 1:00 am - 25 (Saturday) 1:00 am


Rochester International Jazz Festival LLC

250 East Avenue, Rochester, New York 14604