2016 Iowa City Jazz Festival

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Join us in front of the Old Capitol and on Clinton Street and Iowa Avenue for a weekend full of some of the best jazz music around!

 

 Friday, July 1

4:00 PM Artists Booths
4:00 PM FUN Zone, sponsored by MidWestOne Bank
4:00 PM Culinary Row 
4:00 PM Beverage Garden 

Main Stage: 
5:00 PM United Jazz Ensemble, sponsored by AW Welt Ambrisco
7:00 PM Akiko Tsuruga Trio featuring: Jeff Hamilton & Graham Dechter
9:00 PM Allison Miller's Boom Tic Boom

Side Stages:
Youth Stage, sponsored by Oaknoll Retirement Community
6:30/8:30 PM                Smith Studio Jazz
 
College Stage
6:30/8:30 PM                Junior Ranger
 
Local Stage, sponsored by Carpenter's Local 1260
6:30/8:30 PM               Steve Grismore Trio
 

Saturday, July 2

11:30 AM Artists Booths
11:30 AM Fun Zone, sponsored by MidWestOne Bank
11:30 AM Culinary Row
11:30 AM Beverage Garden 

Main Stage: 
1:00 PM North Corridor Jazz All Stars
3:00 PM Phil Hey Quartet, sponsored by 7G Distributing
5:00 PM Marquis Hill Blacktet
7:00 PM Vijay Iyer Trio, sponsored by Sheraton Iowa City Hotel
9:00 PM Poncho Sanchez and His Latin Jazz Band, sponsored by Sheraton Iowa City Hotel

Side Stages
Youth Stage, sponsored by Oaknoll Retirement Community
11:30 AM/12:30 PM       Will Schmid/Adam Astrup Guitar Duo
2:30/4:30 PM                 Adam Astrup/Will Schmid Quartet
6:30/8:30 PM                 Dakota Combo
 
College Stage
2:30/4:30 PM                 Jarrett Purdy Project
6:30/8:30 PM                 Goosetown
 
Local Stage, sponsored by Carpenter's Local 1260
2:30/4:30 PM                 Blake Shaw Quintet
6:30/8:30 PM                 Larania
 

Sunday, July 3

11:30 AM Artists Booths 
11:30 AM FUN Zone, sponsored by MidWestOne Bank
11:30 AM Culinary Row
11:30 AM Beverage Garden 

Main Stage: 
12:00 PM Damani Phillips Trio, sponsored by The Java House
2:00 PM Larry Fuller Trio
4:00 PM      Edmar Castaneda Trio, sponsored by ImOn Business Services
6:00 PM Miguel Zenón Quartet, sponsored by Miron Construction
8:00 PM David Berkman Sextet 

Side Stages: 
Youth Stage, sponsored by Oaknoll Retirement Community
11:30 AM                        Peter Tearse
1:30/3:30 PM                  Silver Swing Band
5:30/7:30 PM                  City High Combo
 
College Stage
1:30/3:30 PM                  Three Dawgs and a Bone
5:30/7:30 PM                  Butterfly Dreams
 
Local Stage, sponsored by Carpenter's Local 1260
1:30/3:30 PM                  Jack Lion
5:30/7:30 PM                  Scott Barnum Trio

9:30 PM City of Iowa City’s Fireworks 
 

 Read the performers' bios here.

 

Jazz Festival Weather Policy

The Iowa City Jazz Festival will take place rain or shine.  Events will only be canceled if high winds or lightning are present.  Official cancellations will be posted on our website.

 
 
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