Parade Saturday at 10 a.m. on Front Street in Old Sacramento
Held in Old Sacramento and Convention Center area
Hyatt Ballroom 209 L Street
Sheraton Ballroom 1230 J Street
Convention Center 13th & K St.
day passes start at $20
2013 featured bands include: Los Lobos Ben Taylor, The Blasters, John Lee Hooker, Jr., The James Hunter Six, Wanda Jackson, Dan Hicks & The Hot Licks, Jimmy Pailer, Johnny Guitar Knox and Beer Dawgs.
Location venues include Sacramento Convention Center and surrounding hotels ballrooms and other meeting rooms. There are dance floors for dancing, seating for listening, and constant music throughout the town.
4 days of live music, 60 bands, 24 venues. WOW! The
party launches with a colorful parade along streets lined with
jazz fans of all ages. Jazz music of all types will permeate Old
Sac, the Convention Center, and major hotels. Whether jazz is
your favorite music or not, this is one festival music lovers
shouldn't miss. There's more to it than just jazz, though jazz
is plentiful throughout the four days of concerts.
Traditional jazz, also known as Dixieland or classic jazz, inspired by Louis Armstrong. Swing music, inspired by big band music of the 30s and 40s. Blues, inspired by American roots music of the Mississippi Delta. New Orleans 2nd-line & street beat
Zydeco party music
Soulful rhythm & blues
Ragtime and early jazz
Straight-ahead & mainstream jazz
Latin jazz and mariachi music
Tributes and specialty concerts
Banjo performances at the
CA State Railroad Museum and on excursion trains
CLASSIC JAZZ & SWING BANDS
NEXT GENERATION BANDS
STRAIGHT-AHEAD & MAINSTREAM JAZZ
R&B / SOUL / FUNK