Jazz Fest 2019: CITY's Daily Jazz Blogs

The 2019 CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival runs from Friday, June 21, through Saturday, June 29, and CITY Newspaper will be out every night of the festival, covering multiple shows. More...

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A Correction to Our Jazz Festival Guide: Steve Miller Band

A Correction to Our Jazz Festival Guide: Steve Miller Band

Steve Miller Band is the headliner on June 28, while Jeff Goldblum and The Mildred Snitzer Orchestra will be headlining at Kodak Hall on Wednesday, June 26. Tickets for both concerts are available at the CGI RIJF box office and online at rochesterjazz.com.

Music

Jazz Fest interview: Sullivan Fortner

Jazz Fest interview: Sullivan Fortner

Easing into jazz

He was born in the birthplace of jazz, but New Orleans native Sullivan Fortner grew up steeped in gospel music. Now a fast-rising star in the jazz world, the pianist will play June 28 and 29 at the CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival.

Movies

All the "Child's Play" movies, ranked

All the "Child's Play" movies, ranked

Who'd have thought that a horror series about a wise-cracking killer doll would have been able to sustain itself for three decades? In time for the release of a new reimagining of "Child's Play" in theaters, CITY takes a look back at how each of the movies in the series stack up.

Music

What to expect at the 2019 CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival

What to expect at the 2019 CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival

In its 18th year, tectonic shifts continue to shape the Rochester International Jazz Festival landscape. The newest and most significant development at the festival is music throughout all nine nights on the famous gravel lot known as Parcel 5.

News & Opinion

New York passes ambitious climate plan

New York passes ambitious climate plan

Governor Andrew Cuomo and the Democratic-led state Legislature have agreed on the most ambitious goals in the nation for reducing carbon emissions in the next few decades.

News & Opinion

Council approves referendum on state takeover of RCSD

Council approves referendum on state takeover of RCSD

In a 5-3 vote, with one abstention, last night City Council approved a no-binding referendum on a temporary state take-over of the Rochester school district and removal of the school board.

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