Check out our 2017 Summer Fest review video above to get excited for Summer Fest 2018! In August 2017, SJZ Summer Fest brought thousands of people together to hear their favorite stars like George Clinton, Chris Botti, Angelique Kidjo, Dr. Lonnie Smith and The Whispers; and exciting discoveries like Dayme Arocena, Cyrille Aimee, Taimane and Kalil Wilson. Relive the 2017 edition of the festival that makes Silicon Valley the center of the jazz universe, year after year.

San Jose Jazz Summer Fest 30th Anniversary

Aug 9-11, 2019, San Jose Jazz celebrates our 30th Anniversary of Summer Fest. We asked Summer Fest patrons to share their favorite Fest memories over the years and their thoughts on the importance Summer Fest has to the San Jose community.

What’s Your Summer Fest?

29 years strong, the Summer Fest means different things to different people. For some, it’s a long standing tradition and a way to spend time with their friends and family. For others, its a way to actually participate by making music or dancing. In this series of four videos, Fest-goers share their reasons why Summer Fest is a “must,” year after year. We’ll premiere a new video each week between now and July 15. What’s your Summer Fest?