City of Albany Jazz Festival Blog

City of Albany Jazz Festival Blog

The City of Albany Jazz Festival, a 15 year tradition, is starting a new trend this year, moving to beautiful Washington Park!  On September 10th you’ll be able to enjoy this year’s fantastic music in one of the most picturesque places in Albany!  This year legendary New Orleans piano player Ellis Marsalis will headline the show with his Ellis Marsalis Quintet!  New York City sensations Lucky Chops combine a brass band with modern songs and one of the best live [...]

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We are nearing the end of the Albany summer concert and festival season, but don’t fret - we have one final trick up our sleeves!  This weekend, the 14th Annual Albany Riverfront Jazz Fest returns to Jennings Landing!  This festival has something for the whole family and it’s still totally free!  If you weren’t sure who’s playing this year’s show, we’ll give you a rundown of each group’s jazz cred!  Let’s start with our [...]

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The City of Albany, NY Office of Cultural Affairs plans, produces and co-sponsors an array of fairs, festivals, and concerts promoting art, entertainment and cultural interest for all ages. These special events are 100% underwritten by generous local and national sponsors.



The City of Albany Office of Cultural Affairs
Room 402 City Hall
Albany, NY 12207
P: (518) 434.2032

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