2023 Freihofer's Saratoga Jazz Festival
Annual Event Returns To SPAC's Amphitheater
If you love great jazz music and having fun, you don't want to miss the Freihofer's Saratoga Jazz Festival at SPAC. It's the most popular jazz festival in the area and one of the most anticipated events in Saratoga each summer!
The Freihofer's Saratoga Jazz Festival is held at Saratoga Performing Arts Center in Saratoga Spa State Park on the last weekend of June each year. The 2023 Festival is set for June 24 & 25.
More than 20 world-class jazz artists will take the stage at SPAC this year. These A-list artists will perform all weekend long on the main stage (SPAC Amphitheater) and the Charles R. Wood "Jazz Discovery" Stage.
Performances on the Charles R. Wood "Jazz Discovery" Stage will begin at 11:00am on Saturday, June 24, and at 11:30am on Sunday, June 25. Amphitheater Stage performances will begin at 12pm on Saturday, June 24, and at 12:45pm on Sunday, June 25.
2023 Performer Lineup
Saturday, June 24 - Amphitheater
- Snarky Puppy
- Angelique Kidjo
- Cory Wong
- Tower of Power
- Chucho Valdes Quartet
- Cindy Blackman Santana Band
Saturday, June 24 - Charles R. Wood "Jazz Discovery" Stage
- Kurt Rosenwinkel
- Emmet Cohen Trio
- Claudia Acuna
- Carolyn Wonderland
- Glen David Andrews
- Nduduzo Makhathini
Sunday, June 25 - Amphitheater
- Bonnie Raitt
- Pat Metheny Side-Eye
- St. Paul & The Broken Bones
- Hiromi: The Piano Quintet feat. PUBLIQuartet
Sunday, June 25 - Charles R. Wood "Jazz Discovery" Stage
- Samara Joy
- Jupiter & Okwess
- Melissa Aldana
- Mark Guiliana
- Skidmore Jazz Institute Faculty All-Stars Centennial Celebration of Wes Montgomery, Tito Puente & Dexter Gordon featuring Clay Jenkins, Jimmy Greene, Michael Dease, Dave Stryker, Bill Cunliffe, Todd Coolman and Dennis Mackrel
PLEASE NOTE: Artist lineup subject to change.
2023 Ticketing Information
Tickets will go on sale to SPAC members (tiered by level) starting on December 15 at 10am and to the general public on January 6 starting at 10am. Click the button below to purchase yours. Contact SPAC directly with any questions.
All photos provided by Saratoga Performing Arts Center