September 30, 2022

2022 Northampton Jazz Festival

2022 Northampton Jazz Festival

Date(s) - Friday, September 30, 2022 - Saturday, October 1, 2022
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WHAT: 2022 Northampton Jazz Festival

WHERE: Downtown Northampton, MA
WHEN: Friday, September 30 and Saturday, October 1
The 2022 Northampton Jazz Festival returns on Friday, September 30 and Saturday, October 1.

Friday, September 30
FREE LIVE JAZZ 4:30 to 10:30 PM at breweries, bars and restaurants throughout downtown!

4:30 – 5:15 pm PVPA Jazz Combo at Pulaski Park
5:30 – 6:00 pm SciTech Band at Pulaski Park
6:00 – 8:00 pm Joe La Creta Trio at the Northampton Brewery
6:30 – 8:30 pm Julian Gerstin Trio Mambo at the Dirty Truth
7:00 – 9:00 pm Avery Joi Quartet at Spoleto
7:30 – 9:30 pm Libro Azul at Progression Brewing Co.
8:00 – 10:00 pm Cory Hutchins Tap Percussionist Quartet at The Deck
8:30 – 10:30 pm Zack Bartolomei Quartet at Wurst Haus

​Saturday, October 1
Headliner: The Ron Carter Quartet
with Renee Rosnes on piano, Jimmy Greene on saxophone, and Payton Crossley on drums
Academy of Music, 7:30 PM

FREE LIVE JAZZ ALL OVER TOWN 11:15 am ’til 6:30 pm
Expandable Brass Band kicks off the fest at 11:15 with a march around town and in Pulaski Park. Join them!
The Royal Bopsters quartet sings with trio at the Unitarian Society at 12 noon
The UMass Jazz Ensemble plays at Pulaski Park at 1:30
Freddie Bryant Brazilian Trio at the Parlor Room at 2:30 and again at 4:00
The Hot Club of New York Matt “Fat Cat” Rivera spins rare 78rpm records starting at 2:30 in Pulaski Park
Ashley Pezzotti sings with her trio at the Unitarian Society at 3:00
Eh La Bas featuring Bria Skonberg, The Arntzen Brothers, Jennifer Hodge and Andrew Millar at Pulaski Park at 5:00 to close out the day!