.Icons of Jazz Play at Summer Fest

It’s summertime and music is in the air. This weekend, San Jose Jazz celebrates its 32nd anniversary of the San Jose Jazz Summer Fest downtown. This year’s celebration is a three-day festival with 12 stages across Plaza de Cesar Chavez, with headliners including globally renowned musicians Lee Fields, Charlie Wilson and Ladysmith Black Mambazo. On top of a ton of jazz musicians and groups, the festival will also feature DJ sets, a film titled America’s Musical Journey (at the Tech Interactive Stage) and thought-provoking conversations between musicians.

Summer Fest

Fri-Sun, Various Times, $35+

Plaza de Cesar Chavez, San Jose

Grace Stetson
Grace Stetsonhttps://www.gracestetson.com
Born and raised in Sunnyvale, Grace Stetson is a freelance journalist and content strategist currently based in Santa Cruz. She mainly covers housing, development and homelessness for publications in Santa Cruz County, but additionally writes on arts and entertainment topics for publications across the greater Bay Area. When not working, you can find her at a local coffee shop, independent movie theater, or out on a hiking trail.


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