Want to know what the Fest is like? Watch a sneak peek of this year’s lineup, above, or the recap from our 2021 Fest, below.

30th Anniversary Main Stage Videos

Media partner KGO ABC7 helped us produce these four videos to help Main Stage audiences learn more about the programs and impact of San Jose Jazz, the public benefit organization that presents Summer Fest each year.

Amy D: SJZ Support of Local Artists

Scott Fulton: Jazz Beyond and SJZ Boombox Truck

Joy Hackett: Impact of SJZ’s Education Programs

Massimo Chisessi: Summer Fest’s History and Significance

San Jose Jazz Summer Fest 30th Anniversary

Aug 9-11, 2019, San Jose Jazz celebrated 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?

31 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 first shared in 2018, Fest-goers share their reasons why Summer Fest is a “must,” year after year. What’s your Summer Fest?