Northampton Jazz Festival


The Northampton Jazz Festival returns with lots of live jazz music throughout downtown on Friday, September 29 and Saturday, September 30!

Now in it's 12th year, the fest brings internationally renowned artists, local musicians and rising jazz stars to downtown Northampton.

Stroll, dine and sip your way through town during Friday's Jazz Strut showcasing seven local and regional jazz ensembles at Northampton's breweries, bars and restaurants. No cover, no minimum.

Saturday Jazz Fest Day features world-class musicians performing at five venues downtown - FREE.  The main stage performance - The Max Roach Centennial Celebration featuring Joe Farnsworth and special guest George Coleman -  is a ticketed event at the Academy of Music.

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