2022 Lineup / Friday Aug 12

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 Tribute to Tony Monaco

Fri, Aug 12 @ 7pm
Montgomery Theater Stage

Jazz Organ Fellowship Tribute to Tony Monaco

Fri, Aug 12 @ 7pm
Montgomery Theater Stage

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

Caroline Chung & Citizens Jazz

Fri, Aug 12 @ 8pm
SJZ 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. 

Caroline Chung & Citizens Jazz

Fri, Aug 12 @ 8pm
SJZ Break Room Stage

Cameron Graves

Fri, Aug 12 @ 9pm
Montgomery Theater Stage

A member of the game-changing, genre-blurring LA collective the West Coast Get Down, pianist CAMERON GRAVES is taking the modern jazz scene by storm. Cameron’s style was 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

Cameron Graves

Fri, Aug 12 @ 9pm
Montgomery Theater Stage

Lemon Bucket Orkestra

Fri, Aug 12 @ 9pm
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

Lemon Bucket Orkestra

Fri, Aug 12 @ 9pm
Swing Stage

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
SJZ 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

Joel Ross

Fri, Aug 12 @ 10pm
SJZ Break Room Stage

Isaiah Sharkey

Fri, Aug 12 @ Midnight
SJZ 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.

Isaiah Sharkey

Fri, Aug 12 @ Midnight
SJZ Break Room Stage