Tri C Jazz Fest…FREE Concert posted on Carly’z Corner

Gregory Porter - Be Good, Water

Are you a Jazz-lover like I am?  If you are, the Tri C JazzFest is a jazz lover’s treat.  They continue to wow me with their award winning line up.  This year’s all star line-up will not disappoint. Would you like to take in a FREE Jazz Fest concert?  Well you can……

In celebration of its centennial year, The Cleveland Foundation is generously supporting two components of the 35th annual Tri-C JazzFest:

  • One thousand tickets to the Gregory Porter concert at 6 p.m. June 27 at the Ohio Theatre will be given out free. Tickets for the Porter concert, while free, are REQUIRED. Limit 4 tickets per person.        
  • All the free, outdoor concerts on Star Plaza, which begin at 3 p.m. Friday and Saturday, June 27-28, will be supported by the Foundation.

Tickets for GREGORY PORTER – and the entire JazzFest lineup – will be available beginning 11 a.m. FRIDAY, MARCH 7. Please check back here or visit for tickets.

Tri-C JazzFest is celebrating its 35th anniversary with a big move June 2014, presenting three jam-packed days of concerts in the theaters of PlayhouseSquare plus free music outside on Star Plaza.

Twelve ticketed shows and a host of free outdoor events will be featured June 26-28, 2014.

This year’s lineup for the ticketed, indoor events is as follows:


7:30-9:45pm – (Ohio Theatre) The Sean Jones Quartet plus the Cleveland Jazz Orchestra with Christian McBride


6-7pm – (Ohio Theatre) Gregory Porter
7:15-9:25pm – (Palace Theatre) John Scofield Uberjam/Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue
9:30-11pm – (Ohio Theatre) Eddie Palmieri Salsa Orchestra


1:30-2:30pm – (Hanna Theatre) Jamey Haddad ‘Under One Sun’
2:45-3:45pm – (Ohio Theatre) Ernie Krivda Fat Tuesday Band Plays the Music of Oliver Nelson and Jimmy Smith
4-5pm – (Hanna Theatre) Eliane Elias
5:15-6:15pm – (Ohio Theatre) Terri Lyne Carrington
6:45-8pm – (Ohio Theatre) Christian McBride Trio
7:30-8:45pm – (Hanna Theatre) Raul Midon
8:15-10pm – (Palace Theatre) Marcus Miller/Dave Koz & Friends Summer Horns
with Mindi Abair, Gerald Albright and Richard Elliot

10:15-11:15pm – (Ohio Theatre) Dave Holland Prism

IMAG0133   My daughter and I  on our way to see Peter White at the 2013 Tri C Jazz Fest! Awesome!

Festival Pass
JazzFest introduces its first all-festival pass.

Pass-holders will receive a preferred-seat ticket for each of nine concerts of their choosing, plus walk-up admission to the remaining three shows. Seating for those three shows is on an as-available basis.

The pass costs $270. Reserve your festival pass

Individual Concert Tickets
Individual concert tickets will go on sale Friday, March 7, 2014.

So be one of the first to get these tickets @ 11am TODAY!

Happy Freeeee Hunting!