2015 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!

 

THURSDAY, JULY 2:

 4 p.m. Culinary Row
                        Beverage Garden

                        Artist Booths
                        FUN Zone, sponsored by MidWestOne Bank

Main Stage: Sponsored by Integrated DNA Technologies 

5 p.m.   United Jazz Ensemble

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

7 p.m. Brian Charette Trio, sponsored by Miron Construction 

9 p.m. Becca Stevens Band

10:30 p.m.        Jam Session at the Millsponsored by Dwell Home Furnishings & Interior Design
                               Featuring Local on the 8's

FRIDAY, JULY 3:

 12 p.m. Culinary Row
                        Beverage Garden

                        Artist Booths
                        FUN Zone, 
sponsored by MidWestOne Bank

                    Side Stages: (2:30, 4:30, 6:30, & 8:30 p.m.) 
                        College Stage, sponsored by The Airliner

                        Youth Stage, sponsored by Oaknoll Retirement Community
                        Local Stage, sponsored by Iowa House Hotel

2 p.m.                     Screening of Arrows Into Infinity at the Iowa City Public Library, Meeting Room A, followed by Q&A with Charles Lloyd and Dorothy Darr around 4 p.m.

                                Click HERE for additional information about this film.

Main Stage: Sponsored by Integrated DNA Technologies

1 p.m.              North Corridor Jazz All-Stars 

3 p.m.        Colossus 

5 p.m. Ritmocano! 

7 p.m. Rudresh Mahanthappa Bird Callssponsored by Bradley & Riley PC

9 p.m. Dave Douglas & High Risk featuring Jonathan Maron, Mark Huiliana
                        & Shigeto

11 p.m.             Late Night performance at The Englert Theater - Whirlpool with Ron Miles 

                                Local on the 8s, Iowa City Yacht Club

 

SATURDAY, JULY 4:

 12 p.m. Culinary Row
                        Beverage Garden 

                        Artist Booths
                        FUN Zone, 
sponsored by MidWestOne Bank

                        Side Stages: (1:30, 3:30, 5:30, & 7:30 p.m.) 
                       
 College Stage, sponsored by The Airliner
                        Youth Stage, sponsored by Oaknoll Retirement Community
                        Local Stage, sponsored by Iowa House Hotel

Main Stage: Sponsored by Integrated DNA Technologies

2 p.m.   Atlantis Quartet 

4 p.m.   Julian Lage Trio, sponsored by Sheraton Iowa City Hotel

                        Side Stages: (1:30, 3:30, 5:30, 7:30 p.m.)
                        College Stage,
sponsored by The Airliner
                        Youth Stage, sponsored by Oaknoll Retirement Community
                        Local Stage,
sponsored by Iowa House Hotel

6 p.m.     Ben Allison Think Free 

8 p.m.   Charles Lloyd featuring Gerald Clayton, Joe Sanders, and Kendrick Scott 

9:30 p.m.     City of Iowa City Fireworks

10 p.m.         Late Night performance at the Englert Theater - KROM with Gabe Medd 

                          Charles Walker Band, Iowa City Yacht Club

 
 

Side Stage Schedule

 

Thursday, July 2:

6:30-7:00/8:30-9:00 PM
Youth Stage            Smith Studio Jazz 
College Stage          Jon Snell/Chris Merz Quartet
Local Stage             Steve Grismore Trio/ Sam Salomone
 

Friday, July 3:

12:30-1:00 PM 
Youth Stage             Jarrett Purdy & Joey Schnoeblen
 
2:30-3:00/4:30-5:00 PM
Youth Stage             The City Six 
College Stage           Bassology
Local Stage              Dan DiMonte & the Bad Assettes
 
6:30-7:00/8:30-9:00 PM
Youth Stage              Silver Swing Band
College Stage           Jeff Miguel
Local Stage              The Commons Collective
 

Saturday, July 4

11:30-12:00/12:30-1:00 PM
Youth Stage              South East Iowa Youth Jazz Collective 

 

1:30-2:00/3:30-4:00 PM
Youth Stage              Synergy Jazz Youth Combo
College Stage            Scott Barnum Trio
Local Stage               Koplant No
 
5:30-6:00/7:30-8:00 PM
Youth Stage              The Dakota Combo
College Stage            Local On The 8s
Local Stage               Laranja

 


Youth Stage, sponsored by Oaknoll Retirement Community
Located on Iowa Avenue near Dubuque Street

College Stage, sponsored by Iowa House Hotel
Located on South Clinton Street near Washington Street

Local Stage, sponsored by The Airliner
Located on North Clinton Street near Jefferson Street

 

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.

 
 
City of Iowa City's Summer of the Arts           319.337.7944           P.O. Box 3128 Iowa City IA 52244-3128           info@summerofthearts.org