2021 Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival
Saratoga Performing Arts Center and Absolutely Live Entertainment announce the return of the Freihofer’s® Saratoga Jazz Festival, marking the first live performances hosted by SPAC since the COVID-19 pandemic shuttered arts venues last spring. The festival will be headlined by Dianne Reeves, Cécile McLorin Salvant, Christian McBride’s New Jawn, Al Di Meola, Joey Alexander, and Artemis, presented by Skidmore Jazz Institute, and will also feature acclaimed local musicians including Garland Nelson leading Joyful Noise and the Hot Club of Saratoga, presented by Caffè Lena.
On Saturday, June 26, and Sunday, June 27, gates will open at 10 a.m., with performances scheduled from noon to 6 p.m. The festival will be presented in compliance with the current guidelines from the Governor of New York to ensure the health and safety of artists, audience members, and staff. As required by the State, all attendees of the festival will be required to show either proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours of the event.
Ticket cost varies.