San Jose Jazz Announces Additions to Summer Fest

Poncho Sanchez Band, David Sanborn, Erykah Badu and more

Charnett Moffett
Joey DeFrancesco and David Sanborn in performance at Jazz at the Bistro
Kris Bowers
Poncho Sanchez

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San Jose Jazz has announced additions to its upcoming 25th Anniversary Summer Fest 2014, set for August 8-10 in Plaza de César Chavez Park, downtown San Jose, Calif. Among the additions are the Poncho Sanchez Band tributing Armando Peraza, a Motema Music showcase, Kris Bowers, David Sanborn, Ledisi, Erykah Badu DJ project and more.

A complete list of new additions follows:

DJ Lo Down Loretta Brown aka Erykah Badu, Ledisi, Kris Bowers,

Motéma Music Showcase w/ Pedrito Martinez Group featuring Ariacne Trujillo, Marc Cary Focus Trio, and Charnett Moffett & Jana Herzen, Stones Throw Records Showcase, David Sanborn w/ Joey Defrancesco, Warren Wolf & Gene Lake, Monty Alexander & the Harlem-Kingston Express, Nicole Henry & Orchestra, Christian Tamburr Quintet, Wally Schnalle’s Idiot Fish, The Bad Five Plays the Music of Roy Hargrove, Crossing Borders featuring Kristen Strom & Jennifer Scott, Sista Monica, BeaufunK with Michael Jeffries, Pearl Alley Band, Marta Lledo Quartet, Geoff Gallante Trio, Dixie Dominus, JC Smith Band w/ Maxx Cabello, Jr. & Tia Carroll, Rhythmtown-Jive Marching Brass

The latest Latin and Salsa additions are below:

Salute to Armando Peraza w/ The Poncho Sanchez Band & Special Guests John Santos,

Pete Escovedo & Emil Richards, Descarga with the Wayne Wallace Quintet, Tango Jazz Quartet, Avance, Johnny Polanco y Su Conjunto Amistad, Futuro Picante, Orquesta Borínquen, Orquesta Con Sabor featuring Lily D. Oviedo & Calixto Oviedo, Pasión Habanera

Ticket Information

Advance Purchase (June 16 – Aug. 6)/Gate (Aug. 7 – 10)

GA – Weekend Pass: $55/$70

GA (All Stages) – Weekend Pass: $65/$90

Priority Access – Weekend Pass: $150/$170

VIP – Weekend Pass: $285/$320

*Single day tickets are now available online | Prices: Aug. 8 ($15), Aug. 9 ($20), Aug. 10 ($20)

*Single day tickets at the gate | Prices: Aug. 8 ($20), Aug. 9 ($25), Aug. 10 ($25)

*Children (Ages 5 – 12): $5/Day

For the complete festival lineup and more information, visit San Jose Jazz.