Indy Jazz Fest

Indianapolis, IN

Downtown



Indy's annual celebration, representing the best of international, local and student jazz entertainment for ten days of fun! Indy Jazz Fest is a great celebration of jazz, food and fun for the whole family.

Indy Jazz Fest will once again be in venues “All Around Town” featuring performances at the Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center, The Jazz Kitchen, Indiana Landmarks Center, Phoenix Theatre, IUPUI Campus Center, Indianapolis Central Library, The Cabaret, and Schrott Center for the Arts.

Events:

  • September 12 | 7 pm
    IJF Band | Bossa Nova
    Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center – 1400 E. Hanna Ave.
    Tickets: Free | All ages event

  • September 13 | 7:30 pm
    Invisible Bird | Dave Devine, Shane Endsley, Scott Amendola
    The Jazz Kitchen – 5377 N. College Ave.
    Tickets: $20-$30 | 21+

  • September 13 | 8 pm
    OMG Radio Show
    Indiana Landmarks Center – 1201 Central Ave.
    Tickets: $20 | All ages event
    Featuring Josh Kaufman, Kenny Phelps, Rob Dixon

  • September 14 | 3-6:30 pm
    IUPUI Jazz ConNEXT
    IUPUI Campus Center – 420 University Blvd.
    Tickets: Free | All ages event
    IUPUI Jazz Ensemble, Indiana All-State Jazz Combo + Mike Clark, Emma Hedrick + Steven Jones Trio

  • September 14 | 7:30 pm, 10 pm
    Michael Lington
    The Jazz Kitchen – 5377 N. College Ave.
    Tickets: $40-$50 | 21+
    Smooth jazz saxophone

  • September 14 | 8 pm
    Gretchen Parlato
    The Cabaret - 924 N. Pennsylvania St.
    Tickets: $45-$60 | All ages event
    Grammy nominated jazz vocalist

  • September 14 | 9 pm
    Bashiri Asad vs. Native Sun
    Phoenix Theatre – 705 N. Illinois St.
    Tickets: $20 | All ages event

  • September 15 | 3 pm
    Pavel & Direct Contact & Jazz En Domincana
    Indianapolis Central Library - 40 E. St. Clair St.
    Tickets: Free | All ages event
    Present the music of the Dominican Republic "La Hispanola"

  • September 15 | 7 pm, 9 pm
    Coast to Crossraods
    The Jazz Kitchen – 5377 N. College Ave.
    Tickets: $25-$35 | 21+
    Rob Dixon, Charlie Hunter, Mike Clark

  • September 17 | 7 pm, 9 pm
    Bill Frisell Solo
    The Jazz Kitchen – 5377 N. College Ave.
    Tickets: $30-$40 | 21+
    Grammy winning guitarist, jazz to folk to Americana

  • September 18 | 7 pm
    Emmet Cohen
    The Jazz Kitchen – 5377 N. College Ave.
    Tickets: $20-$30 | 21+
    2019 Cole Porter Fellow in Jazz of the American Pianists Association

  • September 19 | 8 pm
    Arturo Sandoval
    Schrott Center for the Arts - 610 W. 46th St.
    Tickets: $40-$75 | All ages event
    10x Grammy award trumpeter celebrates Hispanic heritage month

  • September 20 | 7:30 pm, 10 pm
    Frank Gambale + Dennis Chambers
    The Jazz Kitchen – 5377 N. College Ave.
    Tickets: $30-$40 | 21+

  • September 20-21 | 8 pm
    Cyrill Aimee
    The Cabaret - 924 N. Pennsylvania St.
    Tickets: $50-$90 | 21+
    Jazz meets Broadway in Move On: A Sondheim Adventure

  • September 21 | 4 pm-12 am
    IJF Block Party
    The Jazz Kitchen – 5377 N. College Ave.
    and Yats Restaurant - 5363 N. College Ave.
    Tickets: $15-$25 | 21+
    12 band on 2 stages. Rob Dixon & Trilogy, Amanda Gardier, Charlie Ballantine, Tucker Brothers, Bashiri Asad, Bill Lancton, Renee King, Owl Music Group Showcase, Rich Cohen/Chris Rutkowski Quartet, Brenda Williams, Yvonne Allu, Wendy Reed, Rebecca Rafla, Pavel & Proyecto 54 Salsa Band




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