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June 10th - June 19th

Cost: Varies

The Madison Jazz Festival (formerly the Isthmus Jazz Festival) will be held from June 10 to June 19, 2022. The Festival will include ten days of jazz concerts, master classes, talks, and more - indoors, outdoors, and virtually. For the complete schedule of events, visit madisonjazzfestivalwi.org.

Join the Wisconsin Union Theater on June 18 and June 19 for free jazz on the Terrace as well as performances in Shannon Hall by Brian Blade and the Fellowship Band and Christian McBride.

Saturday, June 18:

FREE Jazz on the Memorial Union Terrace, including:

  • 2:30 PM: Emma Dayhuff’s Phoenix Ensemble featuring Greg Ward, Isaiah Collier, and Vincent Davis (sponsored by Madison Music Collective)
  • 4:30 PM: Sarah M. Greer
  • 6 PM: Sharel Cassidy and The UW Faculty Band (Johannes Wallmann, Peter Dominguez, Matt Endres)
  • 8 PM: Charanga Agoza
  • 10 PM: Mama Digdown’s Brass Band

Featured Performance:

8 PM: Brian Blade and the Fellowship Band | Shannon Hall at Memorial Union | Tickets Required

Sunday, June 19:

Celebrate Juneteenth with FREE performances on the Memorial Union Terrace

Featured Performance:

8 PM: Christian McBride | Shannon Hall at Memorial Union  | Tickets Required

 

For the complete schedule of events, visit madisonjazzfestivalwi.org.

June 10th - June 19th

Cost: Varies

Upcoming Events

Jun
18
1:30 - 2:30 pm
Wisconsin Union Theater | Free
Hear from GRAMMY-winning drummer and composer Brian Blade and enjoy a live Q&A session.
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Jun
18
2:30 pm
Terrace at Memorial Union | Free
Join us on the Terrace for FREE jazz music from 2:30 until 11:30 PM.
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Jun
18
8 pm
Wisconsin Union Theater | Ticketed Event
As part of the 2022 Madison Jazz Festival, celebrate the 25th anniversary of this captivating jazz group with GRAMMY-winning drummer Brian Blade.
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Jun
19
2:30 pm
Terrace at Memorial Union | Free
Celebrate the Madison Jazz Festival with FREE performances on the Terrace.
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Jun
19
8 pm
Wisconsin Union Theater | Ticketed Event
Celebrate Juneteenth with eight-time GRAMMY-Award winning bassist, composer, and bandleader Christian McBride.
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