Northampton Jazz Festival
September 29 - September 30
Enjoy the Northampton Jazz Festival this weekend with jazz performances by local and visiting artists at over a dozen different venues around downtown Northampton. We have lined up the best local, regional, and national jazz musicians for this annual weekend filled with free jazz in downtown Northampton.
Friday: Downtown Jazz Strut
Our Jazz Strut features FREE evening jazz performances in breweries, bars and restaurants throughout downtown Northampton. Stroll, sip and dine your way through downtown Northampton to the sounds of different jazz ensembles at various establishments across town. Each ensemble starts at 1/2 hour intervals and plays for two hours, so you can be sure to catch a lot of live jazz and good times on Jazz Strut night.
Saturday: Jazz Fest Day
Jazz Fest Day features a FREE music lineup of jazz musicians from around the region and across the globe performing in a variety of downtown venues throughout the day, followed by a special evening with a special artist performing a ticketed show at the Academy of Music.