2022 Lineup / Friday Aug 12

Brian Andres Quartet featuring Sandra Aran

Fri, Aug 12 @ 6pm
PG&E Silicon Valley Stage

With over 20 years on the Bay Area music scene, drummer Brian Andres has played alongside some of the region’s Latin music legends, and gone on to start his own projects with the Afro-Cuban Jazz Cartel and Trio Latino. For his Summer Fest performance, he’ll be joined by Mexico City-born vocalist Sandra Aran.

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Brian Andres Quartet featuring Sandra Aran

Fri, Aug 12 @ 6pm
PG&E Silicon Valley Stage
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Caroline Chung & Citizens Jazz

Fri, Aug 12 @ 6pm
UA Local 393 Break Room Stage

Caroline Chung is a Bay Area professional jazz upright/electric bassist, songwriter and producer. She has been gigging around the Bay Area with her project Citizens Jazz, collaborating with a rotating roster of the best local musicians, and performed two sold-out shows at SF Jazz featuring material from the seminal Nina Simone album Silk & Soul. 

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Caroline Chung & Citizens Jazz

Fri, Aug 12 @ 6pm
UA Local 393 Break Room Stage
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Urban Renewal Project

Fri, Aug 12 @ 6pm
Sobrato Organization Main Stage

The Urban Renewal Project is a sixteen-piece collective known for its genre-bending original music combining elements of jazz, hiphop and vintage soul, and its explosive live performances that have captivated audiences from SXSW to the Java Jazz Festival.

Urban Renewal Project

Urban Renewal Project

Fri, Aug 12 @ 6pm
Sobrato Organization Main Stage

JC Smith Band

Fri, Aug 12 @ 6:30pm
Blues/Big Easy Stage

The winner of the 2006 Bay Area Blues Society West Coast Blues Band of the Year award, JC Smith is an energetic and charismatic guitarist and singer, who attacks the blues as if he is being guided by the masters like T-Bone Walker, Albert King, and Johnnie Guitar Watson.

JC Smith Band

Fri, Aug 12 @ 6:30pm
Blues/Big Easy Stage

Jazz Organ Fellowship Presents Tony Monaco

Fri, Aug 12 @ 7pm
Jay Paul Company Montgomery Theater Stage

Tony Monaco, one of jazz’s modern B-3 torchbearers, will showcase his red-hot grooves during a set meant to honor the organ’s distinguished place, and lasting legacy, on the jazz tradition. Prior to his performance, Monaco will be awarded for his contributions to furthering the B-3’s legacy.

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Jazz Organ Fellowship Presents Tony Monaco

Fri, Aug 12 @ 7pm
Jay Paul Company Montgomery Theater Stage
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Lee Fields

Fri, Aug 12 @ 7:30pm
Sobrato Organization Main Stage

Soul music pours out of Lee Fields, as free and unstinting as God’s love. It has ever since the 1960s, when he was a teenager in North Carolina sweating it out on juke joint stages, crumpled dollars hailing at his feet.

Lee Fields

Fri, Aug 12 @ 7:30pm
Sobrato Organization Main Stage

Jazz Mafia featuring Adam Theis

Fri, Aug 12 @ 8pm
PG&E Silicon Valley Stage

Co-founded by multi-instrumentalist Adam Theis, Jazz Mafia is an eclectic artist collective of forward-thinking and accomplished players from the worlds of electro, hip-hop, world, classical, and jazz. Active since 2000, the collective is a prolific staple of the quintessential San Francisco sound, uniting creative and accomplished Bay Area instrumentalists, vocalists, MCs, composers, and arrangers.

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Jazz Mafia featuring Adam Theis

Fri, Aug 12 @ 8pm
PG&E Silicon Valley Stage
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Isaiah Sharkey

Fri, Aug 12 @ 8pm
UA Local 393 Break Room Stage

Isaiah Sharkey is poised to take center stage as he fuses together his background in rock, gospel, jazz, R&B, blues and funk to create an original sound with an unmistakable dose of soul.

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Isaiah Sharkey

Fri, Aug 12 @ 8pm
UA Local 393 Break Room Stage
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Chris Cain

Fri, Aug 12 @ 8:15pm
Blues/Big Easy Stage

With more than three decades of touring and fourteen previous albums, master blues guitarist and vocalist Chris Cain has earned his reputation as a musician’s musician. Since his first release in 1987, Cain has created his very own blues sound inspired by his heroes—B.B. King, Albert King, Ray Charles, Albert Collins, Grant Green and Wes Montgomery.

Chris Cain

Chris Cain

Fri, Aug 12 @ 8:15pm
Blues/Big Easy Stage

Sleepwalk (Chulita Vinyl Club, LA)

Fri, Aug 12 @ 9pm
Jazz Beyond Stage

DJ Sleepwalk was born in Mexico City, grew up in the Bay Area and currently lives in Los Angeles. She is a member of the LA chapter of Chulita Vinyl Club, and has been spinning with the collective for seven years. 

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Sleepwalk (Chulita Vinyl Club, LA)

Fri, Aug 12 @ 9pm
Jazz Beyond Stage
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Cameron Graves

Fri, Aug 12 @ 9pm
Jay Paul Company Montgomery Theater Stage

A member of the game-changing, genre-blurring LA collective the West Coast Get Down, pianist Cameron Graves possesses style described by his bandmate Kamasi Washington as an “almost unbelievable combination of modal jazz, romantic era European classical music and mathematical death metal.” 

Cameron Graves
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Cameron Graves

Fri, Aug 12 @ 9pm
Jay Paul Company Montgomery Theater Stage
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Lemon Bucket Orkestra

Fri, Aug 12 @ 9pm
Tabard Theatre Swing Stage

Lemon Bucket Orkestra is Toronto’s original guerrilla-folk party-punk band. The multi-award-winning ensemble has been heralded as a groundbreaking, genre-bending phenomenon by media and fans alike, and over the past decade has performed all over the world.

Lemon Bucket Orkestra
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Lemon Bucket Orkestra

Fri, Aug 12 @ 9pm
Tabard Theatre Swing Stage
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Durand Jones & The Indications

Fri, Aug 12 @ 9:30pm
Sobrato Organization Main Stage

Durand Jones & The Indications are equally beloved for their energetic, joyous shows, dual lead singers, and thoughtful songwriting. From an Indiana basement (where the band recorded their 2016 self-titled debut LP as college students), the band has catapulted into the soul limelight and onto an international stage.

Durand Jones & The Indications

Fri, Aug 12 @ 9:30pm
Sobrato Organization Main Stage

Joel Ross

Fri, Aug 12 @ 10pm
UA Local 393 Break Room Stage

Called “one of the greatest musical visionaries of his generation” by Blue Note Records President Don Was, vibraphonist-composer Joel Ross he regularly tops the DownBeat Critics Poll for his work in the broad lineage of Black music that pulls from jazz, hip hop, church and Chicago improvised music.

Joel Ross
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Joel Ross

Fri, Aug 12 @ 10pm
UA Local 393 Break Room Stage
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DJ Spiñorita

Fri, Aug 12 @ 10:30pm
Jazz Beyond Stage

Spiñorita entered the Los Angeles party scene as a groover at backyard parties, leading her to start her DJ career in 2010. Since then, she has grown into one of the most prolific and dope DJs to spin at arenas across the globe.

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DJ Spiñorita

Fri, Aug 12 @ 10:30pm
Jazz Beyond Stage
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Sleepwalk (Chulita Vinyl Club, LA)

Fri, Aug 12 @ 11:15pm
Jazz Beyond Stage

DJ Sleepwalk was born in Mexico City, grew up in the Bay Area and currently lives in Los Angeles. She is a member of the LA chapter of Chulita Vinyl Club, and has been spinning with the collective for seven years. 

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Sleepwalk (Chulita Vinyl Club, LA)

Fri, Aug 12 @ 11:15pm
Jazz Beyond Stage
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DJ Spiñorita

Fri, Aug 12 @ 12:45am
Jazz Beyond Stage

Spiñorita entered the Los Angeles party scene as a groover at backyard parties, leading her to start her DJ career in 2010. Since then, she has grown into one of the most prolific and dope DJs to spin at arenas across the globe. 

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DJ Spiñorita

Fri, Aug 12 @ 12:45am
Jazz Beyond Stage
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Blu & Exile

Sat, Aug 13 @ 6:30pm
Jazz Beyond Stage

For their Summer Fest performance, Los Angeles based emcee Blu and DJ/producer Exile come together to honor the 15th anniversary of Below the Heavens, a critically acclaimed underground hip-hop classic that introduced the world to the duo’s stunning chemistry.

Blu & Exile
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Blu & Exile

Sat, Aug 13 @ 6:30pm
Jazz Beyond Stage
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