2022 Calendar

Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival

Sunday Line Up

SundayJune 2611:00 AM



Box Office opens at 9am
Gates open at 10am

Performances begin at 11am

Day 2 Set Times


  • 12-1pm: Garland Nelson’s Joyful Noise
  • 1:25-2:25pm: Matthew Whitaker*
  • 2:45-3:45pm: Eliane Elias
  • 4:05-5:05pm: SuperBlue: Kurt Elling featuring Charlie Hunter with featured guests Huntertones Horns
  • 5:35-6:35pm: Ledisi*
  • 7:05-8:35pm: Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

Charles R. Wood “Jazz Discovery” Stage

Supported by:

  • 11am-12pm: Ryan Keberle & Catharsis*
  • 12:25-1:25pm: Tiempo Libre*
  • 1:45-2:45pm: Skidmore Jazz Institute Faculty All-Stars celebrate George Wein* featuring Mike Rodriguez, Steve Davis, Jimmy Greene, Bill Cunliffe, Todd Coolman & Dennis Mackrel
  • 3:05-4:05pm: Dara Starr Tucker
  • 4:30-5:40pm: Cha Wa

*Indicates Festival debut for that project

Artist Signing Schedule

12:15-12:45pm: Ryan Keberle (Discovery Stage)

1:40-1:50pm: Tiempo Libre (Discovery Stage)

2:35-3:00pm: Matthew Whitaker (Amphitheater)

3:10-3:40pm: Todd Coolman (Discovery Stage)

3:00-4:15pm: Eliane Elias CD Available* (Amphitheater)

4:20-4:50pm: Dara Starr Tucker (Discovery Stage)

5:15-5:45pm: Kurt Elling (Amphitheater)

6:15-6:45pm: Cha Wa (Discovery Stage)

*No Artist Signing

The Hang

Food is available for purchase at SPAC concessions or The Hang, presented by Mazzone Hospitality. Enjoy an oyster & seafood bar, griddle & garden bowls, New Orleans classics and BBQ! Click here for the full menu.

Ground Rules

  • Personal coolers are permitted.
  • Glass containers of any kind are NOT permitted.
  • Umbrellas and chairs are permitted, but will be restricted by sizing for use on the main amphitheater lawn, as follows:
    • Personal-sized umbrellas only are permitted on amphitheater lawn.
    • Lawn chairs must not exceed 43” when collapsed. Canopies, footrests, side tables, and other attachments are prohibited on amphitheater lawn.
    • NO tents of any size will be permitted on the amphitheater lawn.
  • NO plastic tarps permitted. We appreciate your support in helping us maintain the natural beauty of SPAC and lawn seat locations for years to come!
  • NO grills, or other cooking equipment.
  • NO beer kegs.
  • It is a violation of NYS Law to carry or possess any firearm, knife, weapon or fireworks on park property.
  • No smoking in the center lawn area.

All ground rules are subject to change. By entering the SPAC grounds, guests agree to abide by the rules listed above. Management reserves the right to modify these rules or can request to see the contents of any belongings brought on property at their discretion. We appreciate your cooperation in maintaining the utmost levels of safety and convenience for our guests and staff.


Helpful Hints

  • Children 12 and under are free on the lawn for SPAC classical events and Jazz Festival. The free children’s tickets can be obtained at the gates upon entry.
  • If someone has a medical condition that requires syringes or special medical attention, they should alert the SPAC staff on arrival who will notify SPAC Medical to discuss your needs.
  • Alcohol is sold at Jazz Festival. Photo ID required for all ages.
  • We do not make public announcements during any performance. If you need to locate someone make sure you know your party’s seat location.
  • Gates open 2 hours prior to classical events and Jazz Festival.
  • Accessible carts are available during classical season events.

Health Information

There are no COVID entry requirements for this event.

Pre-Jazz Fest Party at The Gideon Putnam

Friday, June 24th: Music by Alta Havana, The Gideon Putnam Summer Event Buffet, Incudes draft beer and wine by the glass, $112.50/person including tax and gratuity.

The natural way to get in the groove with your favorite bands? By enjoying cover bands who celebrate these artists. Join in the summer concert series pregame party at The Gideon Putnam. With a BBQ buffet, beer, wine and live music, there’s no better way to tune up for each big SPAC show. 3:00pm – 6:30pm Tax and gratuity included. 21+, no kids.

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