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2022 Freihofer's Saratoga Jazz Festival

Annual Event Returns To SPAC's Amphitheater

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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 2022 Festival is set for June 25 & 26.

More than 20 world-class jazz artists will take the stage at SPAC this year. The big-name acts perform all day long on the main stage (SPAC Amphitheater), while the Charles R. Wood "Jazz Discovery" Stage features up-and-coming jazz artists, with performances trailing off in the early evening.

Performances on the Charles R. Wood "Jazz Discovery" Stage will begin at 11:00am on both days. Amphitheater Stage performances will begin at 12:00pm on both days.

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2022 Performer Lineup

Saturday, June 25 - Amphitheater

  • Booker T. Presents: A Stax Revue
  • Robert Glasper
  • Galactic featuring Anjelika Jelly Joseph
  • Con Tumbao featuring Isaac Delgado, Robby Ameen, Oscar Hernandez, Conrad Herwig, Pedrito Martinez, Juan Munguia, Alain Pérez, Mike Rodriguez, Tony Succar & Miguel Zenon
  • Ozmosys Band featuring Omar Hakim & Rachel Z
  • Amina Figarova Sextet plus Strings
  • Hot Club of Saratoga

Saturday, June 25 - Charles R. Wood "Jazz Discovery" Stage

  • Red Baraat
  • Matt Wilson's Honey & Salt with Dawn Thomson, Nadje Noordhuis, Jeff Lederer & Martin Wind
  • Craig Handy & 2nd Line Smith
  • Connie Han Trio
  • Emmaline
  • Dan Wilson Trio

Sunday, June 26 - Amphitheater

  • Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis
  • Ledisi
  • SuperBlue: Kurt Elling featuring Charlie Hunter
  • Eliane Elias
  • Matthew Whitaker
  • Garland Nelson's Joyful Noise

Sunday, June 26 - Charles R. Wood "Jazz Discovery" Stage

  • Cha Wa
  • Tiempo Libre
  • Carolyn Wonderland
  • Ryan Keberle & Catharsis
  • Skidmore Jazz Institute Faculty All-Stars celebrate George Wein featuring Mike Rodriguez, Steve Davis, Jimmy Greene, Bill Cunliffe, Dave Stryker, Todd Coolman & Dennis Mackrel

PLEASE NOTE: Artist lineup subject to change.

2022 Ticketing Information

Tickets will go on sale to SPAC members (tiered by level) starting on March 7 at 10am and to the general public on March 16 starting at 10am. Click the button below to purchase yours. Contact SPAC directly with any questions.


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