The dog days of summer? (Live jazz in ROC, July 9-15)
Closing out July with jazz gigs in Rochester ... (Live jazz in ROC, July 23-29)

Summertime in Rochester and live jazz is running hot and cool (Live jazz in ROC, July 16-22)

I know there is more out there, but this time of year it's hard to keep track. 

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After the "fold" (if there is one) you will find the next seven days of live jazz in and around Rochester. Let me know if I missed anything.  Check back later in the week for stragglers.

Thursday, July 16, 2015

  • Jon Seiger & the All-Stars @ Market Cafe at Wegmans (Calkins Road), 5:30 pm
  • The Swooners @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 5:30 pm
  • Laura Dubin @ Antonio Guerrero @ Flamma (Gates), 6:00 pm
  • Ryan Carey @ Lemoncello, 6:30 pm
  • Argentine Tango Practica with the Uptown Groove Trio @ Tango Cafe Dance Studio, 9:30 pm
  • The Joe Santora Trio @ Michael's Valley Grill (call for time)

Friday, July 17, 2015

  • Matthew Sieber Ford Trio @ Tapas 177 Lounge, 4:30 pm
  • Deborah Branch @ Amaya India Cuisine 1900 S. Clinton Ave (Rochester), 6:30 pm
  • David Detweiler Trio @ The Next Door Bar & Grill (Pittsford), 7:00 pm
  • Mike Allen/AKOS @ Vino Bistro & Lounge (Webster), 7:00 pm
  • Mike Pappert @ Lemoncello, 7:30 pm
  • Moonlight Stroll Concert: Rochester Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra @ Sonnenberg Gardens and Mansion State Historic Park, 151 Charlotte St. (Canandaigua), 8:00 pm
  • Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra @ Syracuse Jazz Festival, 9:30 pm
  • The Swooners @ Dinosaur BBQ (Rochester), 10:00 pm
  • The Joe Santora Trio @ Michael's Valley Grill (call for time)

Saturday, July 18, 2015

  • Ted Nicolosi & Shared Genes @ Pultneyville Grill (Pultneyville), noon
  • Ted Nicolosi & Shared Genes @ Vino Bistro and Lounge (Webster), 6:30 pm
  • Cool Club Jazz @ Lemoncello, 7:30 pm
  • Lake Street Dive @ Syracuse Jazz Festival, 7:45 pm
  • Uptown Groove Trio @ Pomodoro (University Ave.), 8:00 pm
  • Sofrito @ Havana Cabana (Rochester), 10:00 pm
  • Late Night Jazz Jam Session (hosted by Curtis Kendrick, Joe Santora, and Terrance Bruce) @ Michael's Valley Grill, 11:15 pm
  • The Joe Santora Trio @ Michael's Valley Grill (call for time, earlier than above)

Sunday, July 19, 2015

  • Jonathan Fritzen, Vincent Ingala, & Cindy Bradley @ Glenora Wine Cellars, Sunday, July 19th, 2:00 pm
  • Paradigm Shift @ Masten District Jazz Festival (Buffalo), 6:00 pm
  • Rochester Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra @ Vitale Park (Lakeville), 6:00 pm
  • An Evening with Hannah Walpole @ Lovin Cup, 7:00 pm

Monday, July 20, 2015

  • David Detweiler Trio @ The Next Door Bar & Grill (Pittsford), 6:00 pm
  • Flower City Jazz Society presents the JazzHappensBand @ Glendoveers, 6:30 pm

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

  • Uptown Groove Trio @ Strathallan Hotel Rooftop Lounge, 6:00 pm
  • Deborah Branch @ Lemoncello, 6:30 pm
  • Mike Allen/AKOS @ Vino Bistro & Lounge (Webster), 6:30 pm
  • The Grove Place Jazz Project (Eastman jazz students, check website for who's playing) @ Downstairs Cabaret Theatre, 20 Windsor Street (Downtown), 7:00pm

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

  • Uptown Groove @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 5:30 pm
  • Artistic License at the Lakeside @ Lakeside Restaurant, 13780 West Lake Rd (Hammondsport), 6:00 pm
  • Anthony Giannovola @ Lemoncello, 6:30 pm
  • The Open Circle with The Freedom Trio @ The Clover Center for Arts and Spirituality, 1101 Clover St (Brighton), 7:00 pm

Heads Up ... Look for these Jazz Gigs and Special Jazz Events in the Future

  • Rey Ceballos & Tradicuba @ Podkowa Wine Depot Winiarnia & Argentyński Grill (Warsaw, NY), Saturday, July 25th, 8:00 pm
  • 8th Annual Webster Jazz Festival: Jazz on the Street @ W. Main St in the Village of Webster, Saturday, July 25th, 4:45 to 11:00 pm (follow link for lineup)
  • Institute for Creative Music presents Dancing About Architecture: A Musical Take on Visual Art @ St. Joseph’s Park, corner of Pleasant St and North Clinton Ave (Rochester), Thurday, July 30th, 8:00 pm
  • Bop Shop Records & Bop Arts present Musette Explosion @ Bop Shop Records, Tuesday, August 11, 8:00 pm
  • Pat Bianchi Trio @ Clarissa Street Reunion & Jazz Festival, Saturday, August 15th, 8:00 pm
  • Gerald Albright @ Glenora Wine Cellars, Sunday, August 16th, 2:00 pm

We've compiled these listings from information obtained from our own knowledge of the jazz scene in and around Rochester, the performing artists themselves and other sources. The aim is to give you a one-stop place to find all your live jazz in Rochester. Click on the links (underlined words or phrases) where available in the post for more information on the gig.  Only start times are listed, so visit or call the venue for more details (the websites for many of the venues are in the right panel).  Check back as I will add any gigs I hear about. Look for the added image next to the listing. Lastly, please forgive any discrepancies with reality.  Let us know about such departures from reality if you can by clicking on the Contact Us button above ....

This post was originally published on JazzRochester.


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