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
7:00 PM Akiko Tsuruga Trio featuring: Jeff Hamilton & Graham Dechter
9:00 PM Allison Miller's Boom Tic Boom

Side Stages (6:30 & 8:30 PM):
Youth Stage, sponsored by Oaknoll Retirement Community
College Stage
Local Stage
 

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
9:00 PM Poncho Sanchez and His Latin Jazz Band

Side Stages (Youth – 11:30 & 12:30 PM; All -- 2:30, 4:30, 6:30 PM, & 8:30 PM):
Youth Stage, sponsored by Oaknoll Retirement Community
College Stage
Local Stage
 

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 – 11:30 & 12:30 PM; All --1:30, 3:30 PM, 5:30 PM, & 7:30 PM):
Youth Stage, sponsored by Oaknoll Retirement Community
College Stage
Local Stage

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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