Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Jazz Fest announces last two headliners

Bruce Hornsby and Gregg Allman join the 2016 festival

Posted By on Tue, Feb 23, 2016 at 4:00 AM

The Rochester International Jazz Festival announced today the last two headliner acts for the 2016 festival. Bandleader and pianist Bruce Hornsby and Southern rocker Gregg Allman have joined the 15th edition of the festival, which will take place June 24 through July 2.

Hornsby -- who will perform with his band, The Noisemakers, on Wednesday, June 29 -- and Allman, who will perform on Friday, July 1, round out the headliner lineup that was announced in January. Grace Potter, Erykah Badu, Chris Botti, and Chick Corea will all perform in Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre.

Tickets for Hornsby and Allman go on sale Friday, February 26, 10 a.m. at rochesterjazz.com, or by phone at 454-2060. Tickets for Hornsby are $55-$95, and prices for Allman are $65-$105.

Tickets to performances by the other headliners are already on sale.

The full Rochester International Jazz Festival lineup, including the Club Pass Series and free shows, will be announced on Tuesday, March 22.

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