San Jose Jazz Summer Fest Set for Aug. 9-11

Dianne Reeves, Gregory Porter, Pink Martini, The O'Jays among performers

Photo of Gregory Porter at the 2017 Oslo Jazz Festival
Gregory Porter, seen here at the 2017 Oslo Jazz Festival, will perform at this year’s San Jose Jazz Summer Fest. (photo by Matija Puzar)

The San Jose Jazz Summer Fest 2019 has announced its preliminary lineup for the festival’s 30th anniversary set for Aug. 9-11.

Artists announced for this year’s festival include Dianne Reeves, Gregory Porter, Pink Martini, The O’Jays, Orquesta La-33, Fred Hersch, Roberta Gambarini, Sons of Kemet, Monty Alexander and the Harlem-Kingston Express, Ivan Lins, Charlie Hunter and Lucy Woodward, Veronica Swift with the Emmet Cohen Trio, Sammy Miller and the Congregation and Marcus Shelby Orchestra.

More than 100 acts will perform in and around Plaza de César Chavez Park in downtown San Jose, Calif. Additional artists will be announced at a later date.

Tickets and multi-day passes are available now. For more information or to buy tickets, visit. www.summerfest.sanjosejazz.org.