Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festval


Tickets on Sale Friday January 25!!
Rochester, NY – January 22, 2013 – Producers John Nugent and Marc Iacona today announced five headliners for the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival 12th Edition, which will be held June 21-29. Tickets go on sale Friday January 25 at 10 a.m. at

Tickets are from $40 to $125 and go on sale Friday January 25 at 10 a.m. at Tickets will also be on sale for one day only at the Kodak Hall Oval Lobby Box Office, located at the corner of Gibbs and Main Streets in Rochester, on Friday January 25 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. John Nugent will be overseeing box office operations. There is a $7 service charge for all headliner tickets. To have printed tickets mailed to you, the service charge is $9.

The fastest way to order tickets is online at with the festival’s e-ticketing system. Customers who don’t have computer access may order by calling 585-454-2060.

The Jazz Starts Here!

It’s that time of year again when the city’s highly anticipated Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival brings jazz lovers out of the woodwork and onto the streets and into the many venues that will feature over 200 musicians and bands.

The Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County at 115 South Avenue in Rochester NY 14604 celebrates XIRJF 2012 with free noon lunchtime concerts daily from Monday June 25 to Friday June 29!! No tickets are required! Join us at the library for performances by:

Monday, June 25th
Dan White Group

Tuesday, June 26th
Doug Stone Group  

Wednesday, June 27th
Sean Jefferson Group 

Thursday, June 28th
Bob Sneider & Friends    

Friday, June 29th
Bill Tiberio Band    

The Arts Division also celebrates XIRJF 2012 with displays of jazz books, CDs and albums. Our recorded jazz music collection is the largest in the Monroe County Library System. For those looking for great vintage sound recordings on vinyl, we have pulled out some classics that we hope you will enjoy.

For a playlist of Jazz Festival recordings that are available at the library visit our playlist blog BiblioPod.