The 2023 HSL Properties Tucson Jazz Festival will present ten days of epic jazz greats in multiple large and small concert venues throughout downtown Tucson, from January 13th through January 22nd. The festival will also host a FREE Downtown Jazz Fiesta and Stan Getz-inspired after-party at Hotel Congress on Martin Luther King, Jr. day.
Most performances are held at the Tucson’s downtown Fox Theatre (the Art Deco theatre), TCC Leo Rich Theatre, Rialto Theatre, Hotel Congress' Club Congress, UA Centennial Hall, and others.
Headliners for 2022:
Include Diane Reeves, Herb Alpert & Lani Hall, Spanish Harlem Orchestra, Jon Batiste, Lee Ritenour & Dave Grusin
Jan. 14: Dave Stryker Quartet with Warren Wolf and Eric Alexander Quintet at Fox Tucson Theater at 7:30 p.m. Tickets range from $39.50 to $59.50.
Jan. 15 and Jan. 16: The Route Two Tooters play from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Jan. 15 and the Wholly Swing Cat Club plays at the same time next evening. Both performances are at the TFJ event tent and are free to the public.
Jan. 15: “Petite Fleur” Adonis Rose and New Orleans Jazz Orchestra’s NOJO featuring Cyrille Aimèe at Fox Tucson Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Tickets range from $39.50 to $59.50.
Jan. 15: TFJ Jazz Jam at Hotel Congress from 12:20 p.m. to 5:50 p.m. Tickets are $35.
Jan. 16: Lee Ritenour and Dave Grusin at Fox Tucson Theater at 7 p.m. Tickets range from $39.50 to $59.50.
Jan. 16: Arpeggio at the Citizen Hotel from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tickets range from $75 to $85.
Jan. 17: Downtown Jazz Fiesta featuring TFJ Artist in Residence, Kendrick Scott, with UA’s Fred Fox Jazz Ensemble directed by Brice Winston from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Organizers say the event is free to the public. An Stan Getz-inspired after party, also free, is set for 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Hotel Congress.
Jan. 18: Sammy Rae & The Friends at 191 Toole. Ticket are $23 in advance and $25 on the day of the show.
Jan. 19: Arthur Vint and Associates at Century Room at 7 p.m. Ticket prices will be announced at a later date.
Jan. 20: Spanish Harlem Orchestra with special guest, Orkesta Mendoza at Rialto Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Tickets range from $40 to $62.
Jan. 21: Jon Batiste at Centennial Hall at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $35 to $100, and only a few tickets are left.
Jan. 22: Herb Alpert and Lani Hall at Rialto Theatre at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $40 to $62.
Jan. 23: Dianne Reeves at TCC Leo Rich Theatre at 7 p.m. Tickets range from $67 to $82.
More on the full 2023 lineup for the Tucson Jazz Festival.