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6th Annual Springfield Jazz and Roots Festival

August 10, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

2019 marks the sixth season of Springfield Jazz & Roots, an annual celebration that brings roughly ten thousand people together in the heart of downtown Springfield. Presented by Blues to Green, this internationally heralded festival draws visitors from throughout the Northeast and has become a powerful expression of civic pride, uniting our region’s diverse cultural communities through music, arts, education, and revelry.

We are pleased to announce that the headlining acts for our 6th annual Springfield Jazz and Roots Festival are:

Cory Henry and The Funk Apostles
Elio Villafranca & The Jass Syncopators
Tia Fuller
Elan Trotman (Playing a special after-party
show at MGM Springfield)

Other artists to be featured during the event include:
Firey String Sistas
Kotoko Brass
Molly Tigre
– Eugene Uman’s Convergence Trio (http://eugeneuman.com/music/convergence-project/)
– The Billy Arnold Trio
Bomba De Aqui
Ryan Hollander
– HCC Student Jazz Combo

$10 donation at the entryways is strongly encouraged as this event is made possible by YOUR support!

– Free, eco-friendly, family-friendly event in downtown
– Several thousand people expected
– World-class jazz & roots musicians
– Local musicians, spoken-word artists, youth dance and
theater performers
– Art and music activities for kids and adults, participatory
– Local craft and food booths
– Local nonprofits promoting their work by running activities and
giving out info
– Pre-event music education workshops and performances the
week before
– After-party at MGM Plaza

This festival is fully powered by support from the community and people like you. Only with that support can we continue to present world-class music that is accessible to people of all walks of life.

Please strongly consider making a donation, provide a sponsorship, or volunteer today!

More information is available through the website at springfieldjazzfest.com


August 10, 2019
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Event Category:


Blues To Green


Court Square
Springfield,MA01103United States+ Google Map