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Jazz Festivals Guide: June 2014

Blue Note Jazz Festival


Blue Note Jazz Festival (New York, U.S.)

When: 1-30 June

Performers: Aretha Franklin, Joe Lovano, Sergio Mendes, Bobby McFerrin, Marcus Miller, Michael Bolton, Hiromi

 


Jazzdor Strasbourg-BerlinJazzdor Strasbourg-Berlin (Strasbourg, France; Berlin, Germany)

When: 3-6 June

Performers:  Louis Sclavis, Jozef Dumoulin, Théo Ceccaldi Trio, Vincent Peirani & Emile Parisien

 


Wellington Jazz FestivalWellington Jazz Festival (Wellington, New Zealand)

When: 5-8 June

Performers: Chick Corea & Gary Burton, Joshua Redman Quartet, Pablo Ziegler, Larry Carlton Quartet, Bella Kalolo and the Soul Symphony

 

 


Capital Jazz FestCapital Jazz Fest (Columbia, MD, U.S.)

When: 6-8 June

Performers: Al Jarreau, Stanley Clarke, Chaka Khan, Dianne Reeves, John Legend, Erykah Badu, Rachelle Ferrell, Incognito, Ric Braun, Keiko Matsui


Jazz at the LakeJazz at the Lake (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

When: 7 June

Performers: Lefties Soul Connection & Michelle David, Eric Vloeimans, Myles Sanko, Jennah Belle, Adani & Wolf, Oliver Alexander

 


International Jazz Festival MiddelburgInternational Jazz Festival Middelburg (Middelburg, Netherlands)

When: 7-9 June

Performers: Carla Bley Trio, Larry Graham Central Station, José James, Courtney Pine, Jungle by Night

 


International Jamaica Ocho Rios Jazz FestivalInternational Jamaica Ocho Rios Jazz Festival (Ocho Rios, Jamaica)

When: 8-15 June

Performers: Joe Sizemore and Friends, Pie Grande, Pat Braxton, Niki Walters

 


Paris Jazz FestivalParis Jazz Festival (Paris, France)

When: 7 June – 27 July

Performers: Snarky Puppy, Joshua Redman Quartet, Paolo Fresu Quintet, Kyle Eastwood Quintet, Cody Chesnutt, Olivier Ker Ourio, Fatoumata Diawara & Roberto Fonseca

 


San Francisco Jazz FestivalSan Francisco Jazz Festival (San Francisco, CA, U.S.)

When: 11-22 June

Performers: Dr. Lonnie Smith, Dianne Reeves, Medeski, Scofield, Martin & Wood, José James, Chester Thompson


Alfa Jazz FestAlfa Jazz Fest (Lviv, Ukraine)

When: 12-15 June

Performers: Dee Dee Bridgewater, Larry Carlton, Charles Lloyd New Quartet, Eliane Elias Quartet, Miles Electric Band

 


Danny Boy Limavady Jazz and Blues FestivalDanny Boy Limavady Jazz and Blues Festival (Limavady, Northern Ireland)

When: 12-15 June

Performers: Beekeepers, Blues and Beyond, Bourbon Swing Jazz Band, Clara Rose, Errol Walsh & Ted Ponsonby

 


Playboy Jazz FestivalPlayboy Jazz Festival (Los Angeles, CA, U.S.)

When: 14-15 June

Performers: George Benson, Dianne Reeves, Jamie Cullum, Dr. Lonnie Smith, José James, Dave Holland PRISM, Tia Fuller


Udin&Jazz International Jazz FestivalUdin&Jazz International Jazz Festival (Udine, Italy)

When: 14 June – 7 July

Performers: Pat Metheny Unity Group, Jack DeJohnette Trio, Brad Mehldau & Mark Giuliana

 


Stanford Jazz FestivalStanford Jazz Festival (Stanford, CA, U.S.)

When: 20 June – 9 August

Performers: Chick Corea, Kenny Barron Trio, Arturo Sandoval, Jack DeJohnette Trio, Fred Hersch, Yellowjackets, John Pizzarelli

 


Toronto Jazz FestivalToronto Jazz Festival (Toronto, Canada)

When: 19-28 June

Performers: Chaka Khan, Dianne Reeves, Gregory Porter, Earth, Wind & Fire, Hiromi, Keith Jarrett, Dave Holland PRISM, Buika, Snarky Puppy, Joey DeFrancesco

 


Swansea International Jazz FestivalSwansea International Jazz Festival (Swansea, Wales, UK)

When: 20-22 June

Performers: Jeff Lorber Fusion, Shakatak, Marcus Malone Band, Claire Martin, Matthew Ford

 


Elkhart Jazz FestivalElkhart Jazz Festival (Elkhart, IN, U.S.)

When: 20-22 June

Performers: Aaron Neville, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Fourplay, Dave Bennett Quartet, Airmen of Note

 


JazzAsconaJazzAscona (Ascona, Switzerland)

When: 20-28 June

Performers: Duke Ellington Orchestra, Stacey Kent, Leroy James, Irene Grandi, Craig Adams & the Voices of New Orleans

 


Rochester International Jazz FestivalRochester International Jazz Festival (Rochester, NY, U.S.)

When: 20-28 June

Performers: Earth, Wind & Fire, Bill Frisell, Fourplay, Buddy Guy, Janelle Monae, Marcus Miller, Michael McDonald, Diane Schuur

 


Sasktel Saskatchewan Jazz FestivalSasktel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival (Saskatoon, Canada)

When: 20-29 June

Performers: Cassandra Wilson, Charles Lloyd, Medeski, Scofield, Martin & Wood, John Legend, Rudresh Mahanthappa, Christian McBride Trio, Maceo Parker, Arturo Sandoval

 


Ottawa Jazz FestivalOttawa Jazz Festival (Ottawa, Canada)

When: 20 June – 1 July

Performers: Aretha Franklin, Earth, Wind & Fire, Snarky Puppy, Dianne Reeves, Bobby McFerrin, Hiromi, Bill Frisell, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Rudresh Mahanthappa, Ambrose Akinmusire, Cécile McLorin Salvant

 


Vancouver International Jazz FestivalVancouver International Jazz Festival (Vancouver, Canada)

When: 20 June – 1 July

Performers: Cassandra Wilson, Charles Llyod, Maceo Parker, Medeski, Scofield, Martin & Wood, Rudresh Mahanthappa, Arturo Sandoval, Norma Winstone, Jill Barber

 


Edmonton International Jazz FestivalEdmonton International Jazz Festival (Edmonton, Canada)

When: 20-29 June

Performers: Bobby McFerrin, Medeski, Scofield, Martin & Wood, Rudresh Mahanthappa

Wolfi JazzWolfi Jazz (Wolfisheim, France)

When: 23-29 June, 

Performers: Pet Metheny Unity Group, Ibrahim Maalouf, Electro Deluxe, Ben L’Oncle Soul & Monophonics

 


DC Jazz FestivalDC Jazz Festival (Washington D.C., U.S.)

When: 24-29 June

Performers: Gregory Porter, Cyrus Chestnut, Roy Hargrove, Snarky Puppy, Helen Sung, Paquito D’Rivera, Etienne Charles & Rudresh Mahanthappa

 


Red Clay Jazz Festival

Red Clay Jazz Festival (Kauai, Hawaii, U.S.)

When: 25-28 June

Performers: Diane Schuur, Mississipi Heat, Jimmy Borges & Betty Loo Taylor, Will Bernard & Ken Emerson

 


Django ReinhardFestival Django Reinhardt Samois-sur-Seine  (Samois-sur-Seine, France)

When: 25-29 June

Performers: Pat Metheny Unity Group, Snarky Puppy, the Gypsy Kings, Thomas Dutronc, Cyrille Aimée

 


Glasgow Jazz FestivalGlasgow Jazz Festival (Glasgow, Scotland, UK)

When: 25-29 June

Performers: Stuart McCallum, Neil Cowley Trio, Ben MacDonald Quintet, Niki King, Zara McFarlane

 


Twin Cities Jazz FestivalTwin Cities Jazz Festival (Saint Paul, MN, U.S.)

When: 26-28 June

Performers: Dianne Reeves, Branford Marsalis, Melissa Aldana, Joe Krown

 


Montreal Jazz FestivalFestival International de Jazz de Montreal (Montreal, Canada)

When: 26 June – 6 July

Performers: Earth, Wind & Fire, Tony Bennett, Aretha Franklin, Diana Ross, B.B. King & Gary Clark Jr., Oliver Jones, Pink Martini

 


Jazz à VienneJazz à Vienne (Vienne, France)

When: 27 June – 12 July

Performers: Gregory Porter, Kool & the Gang, Bobby McFerrin, Tom Harrell, Kenny Garrett, Paolo Conte, Paolo Fresu, Youn Sun Nah, Daniel Humair

 


Jazz Fest WienVienna Jazz Festival (Vienna, Austria)

When: 26 June – 8 July

Performers: Al Jarreau, Ambrose Akinmusire, Sinead O’Connor, Dr. John, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Natalie Cole, Buika, Warren Wolf & the Wolfpack, Gerald Clayton Trio

 


Blues 'n' Jazz Festival Rapperswil-JonaBlues ‘n’ Jazz Festival Rapperswil-Jona (Rapperswil, Switzerland)

When: 27-29 June

Performers: Jimmy Cliff, Joe Satriani, Davina & the Vagabonds, United Nations Jazz Band, Matt Bianco, the Bacon Fats

 


JazzdagJazzdag (Rotterdam, Netherlands)

When: 27-28 June

Performers: Alex Koo Quintet, Esther Van Hees, Little Known Facts, Minyeshu, Odysee, Paul Van Kessel, the Noo Ones


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