It’s summer and the San Jose Jazz Summer Fest is coming to downtown San Jose. KCSM is proud to be a participant like last year. If you haven’t been before the Summer Fest takes up most of downtown San Jose with 12 stages and over a 100 performances starting Fri evening through Sunday evening. In addition Fri and Sat nights there are additional events like the San Jose Jazz Summer Fest club crawl on Fri and Sat nights. San Jazz Summer Fest showcases top performers of R&B, Zydeco, Latin Jazz, New Orleans, Blues and more. In between the stages are food vendors, beer, wine and other good eats.
The line up is stellar and you can see it at San Jose Jazz Summer Fest Lineup. Friday night starts off with 12 performances On Sat things start at 11am and runs till 10pm. Then you can join the club crawl around downtown San Jose. Saturday is special because KCSM will be broadcasting live from the California Theatre. Join us for a full day of performances and interviews live on KCSM radio. We finish off Sunday with another full day of performances on all 12 stages.
KCSM will be broadcasting live from the California Theatre on 1st St. We open at 1pm with the John Pizzarelli Quartet. Etienne Charles from New Orleans follows at 3pm with the world premiere of his San Jose Suite. This is a work that was commissioned for San Jose Jazz Summer Fest. Bombay Jazz follows with their fusion of Indian classical music and American Jazz. We close the day out with Ernesto Oviedo with the John Santos Sextet. Ernesto is a Cuban singer of romantic ballads.
Come join us! Get tickets at San Jose Jazz Summer Fest Ticket Sales. See you there!