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Tucson Jazz Festival 2020

Thirteen days of sublime jazz performances are coming to town.

Don’t miss dozens of jazz performances from the world’s most talented musicians and vocalists plus a free Jazz Fiesta on MLK Day.

From January 11th through January 20th, the Tucson Jazz Festival features an evening performance thirteen days in a row. The festival concludes with a FREE Downtown Jazz Fiesta on MLK day, with performances on two outdoor stages. 

Most performances are held at the Tucson’s downtown Fox Theatre (the Art Deco theatre), Tucson Music Hall (the downtown hall used by the Tucson Symphony), and Club Congress (at the uber cool downtown Hotel Congress). Some performances are held at the Rialto Theater and at University of Arizona’s Centennial Hall and Crowder Hall.

Headliners for 2020: 

  • Maceo Parker and His Big Band at Centennial Hall on January 11th 
  • David Sanborn Jazz Quintet at the Fox Tucson Theater on January 11th 
  • Christian McBride and Inside Straight at the Fox Tucson Theater on January 18th
  • Average White Band at the Fox Tucson Theater on January 16th
  • Afro-Cuban All Stars at The Rialto Theater on January 17th
  • Mavis Staples at the Fox Tucson Theater on January 1

See the full 2020 lineup for the Tucson Jazz Festival here.

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