Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Concert Update: Jazz Fest adds Peter Frampton and Robert Cray

Plus more summer-concert announcements

Posted on Tue, Mar 19, 2013 at 10:24 AM

The Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival today announced another headliner for its 2013 edition. Guitar Circus featuring Peter Frampton and Robert Cray will take place Friday, June 28, at Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre, Gibbs Street. Tickets to the 7:30 p.m. show will cost $70-$125 (plus service charges) and will go on sale Friday, March 22, exclusively at rochesterjazz.com.

Guitar Circus joins already-announced headliners Willie Nelson and Family (which has already sold out), Pink Martini, David Byrne & St. Vincent, Roger Hodgson of Supertramp, and Bob James and David Sanborn with Steve Gadd.

The festival will run June 21-29 in multiple venues throughout Rochester's East End. The full festival line-up will be announced on Tuesday, March 26. Club Passes are still available to this year's festival, and cost $194 plus service charges.

Several other major concerts were announced in the past week. Make sure to update your calendars with the following:

HIP/HOP/RAP: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Sunday, April 28. RIT Gordon Field House, 1 Lomb Memorial Dr. $17-$41. 8 p.m. rittickets.com

SKA: Streetlight Manifesto Thursday, June 20. Water Street Music Hall, 204 N. Water St.  $17.50-$20. 8 p.m. 352-5600. waterstreetmusic.com

POP/ROCK: Sugar Ray, Smash Mouth Saturday, July 27. CMAC, 3355 Marvin Sands Drive, Canandaigua. $20-$39.50. 7 p.m. 758-5330

HIP-HOP/R'N'B: Kings of the Mic Tour: LL Cool J w/Ice Cube, Public Enemy, De La Soul Saturday, June 22. CMAC, 3355 Marvin Sands Drive, Canandaigua. Details TBD; on sale 3/22. cmacevents.com.

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