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There is Jazz Out There

Every Wednesday, every week, you'll find the next seven days of jazz in and around Rochester right here on JazzRochester. Share us with your friends and family who love live jazz.  Check us out on social media (links at the top of the column to the right (on the website if you're getting this via email). Let your friends know we're here! 

If you hear about something that I haven't added below, please drop me a line (use the Contact Us link above),  give me the details, and I'll add it to the post. Look for the + for new gigs or changes to existing gigs made after the initial publication of the post. As always, let me know if any gigs below are not happening or if I got something wrong.

Thursday, January 2, 2020

  • Laura Dubin Trio @ The Little Theatre Cafe, 7:00 pm

Friday, January 3, 2020

  • Andrew DelNagro Quartet @ B-Side (Fairport), 5:00 pm
  • The Annie Wells Trio @ Via Girasole Wine Bar (Schoen Place, Pittsford), 7:00 pm
  • Fred Costello & Roger Eckers Jazz Duo @ Charley Brown's (Penfield), 7:30 pm
  • The Freedom Trio @ Three Heads Brewing, 8:00 pm
  • The English Project @ Abilene Bar & Lounge, 9:30 pm
  • Lost Wax Collective trio residency @ Cure (Rochester Public Market), 10:30 pm +

Saturday, January 4, 2020

  • Laura Dubin Trio @ Native Eatery, 7:00 pm
  • Jim Nugent and Al Biles @ Lemoncello (East Rochester), 7:00 pm
  • Paradigm Shift @ Linden Street Social Club (Geneva), 7:00 pm  +
  • Fred Costello & Roger Eckers Jazz Duo @ Charley Brown's (Penfield), 7:30 pm
  • The Cool Club with the Lipker Sisters @ Lovin Cup Bistro & Brews, 8:00 pm

Sunday, January 5, 2020

  • No jazz for you?

Monday, January 6, 2020

  • Bossa Nova Bradley Brothers @ The Little Theatre Cafe, 7:00 pm

Tuesday, January 7, 2020

  • Jazz Night at the Spirit Room with the Gray Quartet @ The Spirit Room, 139 State Street (Downtown), 7:30 pm

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

  • No jazz for you?

Miss the Blues and Other Genres on WGMC? Here is a little something for you....

  • Joe Beard Trio @ Nick’s Chophouse (Canandaigua), Saturday, January 4th, 7:30 pm
  • Steve Grills and the Roadmasters @ The Little Theatre Cafe, Saturday, January 4th, 8:00 pm
  • Jazz 90.1 Mardi Gras Party with Bill Schmitt and The Bluesmasters and Hanna PK @ Barnard Restaurant and Party House, 360 Maiden Lane (Rochester), Saturday, February 29th, 6:00 pm (tickets)

Heads Up ... Look for these Jazz Gigs and Special Jazz Events Coming Soon

  • Bop Shop Records The Levin Brothers @ Lovin Cup Bistro & Brews, Saturday, January 11th, 8:00 pm
  • Terri Lyne Carrington with Russell Scarbrough's SOUL-JAZZ Big Band and the Gates Chili H.S. Jazz Ensembles @ Gates Chili High School Auditorium, 1 Spartan Way (Gates), Friday, January 31st, 6:00 pm (Call 585-247-5050 x20711 for more info)
  • 50th Annual Penfield Jazz Fundraiser Concerts with special guest Jeff Coffin @ in the Penfield High School Auditorium, 25 High School Drive (Penfield),  Friday, February 7th & Saturday, February 8th, 7:30 pm (tickets)
  • Bop Shop Records and Bop Arts presents The Ethnic Heritage Ensemble @ Bop Shop Records, Sunday, February 23rd, 8:00 pm

We've compiled these gig and event 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 and around Rochester. Click on the links where available in the post for more information on the gig or tickets where needed. Only music start times are listed, so visit or call the venue for more details about when the doors open, etc. (the websites for many of the venues are in the right panel). 

This post was originally published on JazzRochester.


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