Experience internationally renowned Latin artists and top Bay Area salsa bands, co-curated by Mister Latin Jazz.
San Jose Jazz Summer Fest 2016 transform downtown San Jose into an explosive hub of jazz and will be the nation’s epicenter of Latin jazz!
The 2016 festival highlights the music of Puerto Rico across venues including the ultra-hot Salsa Stage and Main Stage. San Jose Jazz delves deep into the island’s rich cultural heritage and Afro-Puerto Rican roots music of Bomba and Plena, Pirulo, Cuban Son, and contemporary Puerto Rican salsa.
Latino artists include!
Miguel Zenón Quartet, La Máquina Insular, Pirulo y La Tribu, Bay Area Salsa All-Stars, Ricky’s Villanueva Show, Jesus Diaz y Su QBA, AVANCE, Vission Latina, Danilo y Orquesta Universal and La Mixta Criolla.
Who are you going to see at Summer Fest? One of the Bay Area’s biggest music festivals with 120+ shows on 12 stages: Funky Meters, Sergio Mendes, Galactic, Cecile McLorin Salvant Music, Chico Freeman, Bobby Caldwell, Lizz Wright, Kermit Ruffins, José James, Goapele, Honey Island Swamp Band and more!