The Healdsburg Jazz Festival is a non-profit organization that promotes performances of, and education in, the American art form of jazz. Founded in 1999, the Festival has flourished into an annual 10-day event.
Opening weekend kicks off with a 50th birthday celebration for renowned jazz label ECM Records with three trailblazing shows with Ralph Towner with Paul McCandless (Soda Rock Winery: May 31), DEJOHNETTE - COLTRANE - GARRISON (Raven Theater: June 1), and the double bill of the Carla Bley Trio with Steve Swallow and Andy Sheppard as well as the Ethan Iverson - Mark Turner Duo (Raven Theater: June 2).
The 10-day jazz-de-force festival programs top-billing acts such as Joey DeFrancesco Trio with Billy Hart (Jackson Theater: June 8), the Regina Carter Quintet performing "Simply Ella" (Jackson Theater: June 8), Parlour Game with Jenny Scheinman and Allison Miller (Spoonbar: June 5), Harold López-Nussa Quartet with Mayquel González (Paul Mahder Gallery: June 7), and concludes with the Healdsburg premiere of Tunisian artist Dhafer Youssef.
A standout summer destination for jazz aficionados, families, and the local community alike, Healdsburg Jazz Festival attracts nearly 10,000 festival-goers to downtown for an unforgettable jazz experience.
21st Annual Healdsburg Jazz Festival
When: May 31 - June 9, 2019
Where: Downtown Healdsburg, CA and Santa Rosa, CA