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Chandler Jazz Festival

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Chandler Jazz Festival 

It's back!  Every April, Downtown Chandler hosts the annual Chandler Jazz Festival in celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month.  This event showcases local musicians across a range of genres including blues, smooth jazz, and fusion rhythm.  On Friday, April 1 and Saturday, April 2 the show starts at 5:00 P.M. but festivalgoers are encouraged to come early, gates open at 4:00 P.M. for families to spread out, enjoy the local food offerings, and cocktails.  Don't forget your blankets and lawn chairs, this free family-friendly event is an all night affair and sure to be an enjoyable evening for all.  

The festival will kick off with Sugar Thieves on the main stage on Friday, followed by The Tommy Grills Band, Sir Harrison Band, and Dennis Jones.  On Saturday, you will see The Mike Ozuna Band, Jazz con Alma with Beth Lederman, Roxy Coss, and Josiel Perez's MambAZ Orchestra.  The fun doesn't stop at the main stage, Jazz will be flowing from restaurants, bars, and shops around town all weekend.  Both nights you will see merchant bands from 9:00 P.M. - 12:00 A.M. and on Saturday sidewalk bands will be out from 2:00 P.M. - 4:30 P.M. at d'Vine Gourmet, Saba's Western Wear, Crust Simply Italian, and Dr. A.J. Chandler Park West. There is even an after hours jam session on Friday hosted by The Tommy Grills Band at West Alley BBQ.  You won't want to miss that one! 

Check out the full lineup here:

Friday, April 1

Main Stage
5 p.m. | Sugar Thieves
6:15 p.m. | The Tommy Grills Band
7:30 p.m. | Sir Harrison Band
9 p.m. | Dennis Jones

Merchant Bands
9 p.m.-12 a.m.

After Hours Jam Session:
Hosted by the Tommy Grills Band at West Alley BBQ

Saturday, April 2

Main Stage
5 p.m. | Mike Ozuna Band
6:15 p.m. | Jazz con Alma with Beth Lederman
7:30 p.m. | Roxy Coss
9 p.m. | Josiel Perez's MambAZ Orchestra

Sidewalk Bands
All Bands Perform 2-4:30 p.m.
Adam Clark Duo | d'Vine Gourmet
Antonio Jackson | Saba's
Charles Smith Trio | Crust Simply Italian (astro turf)
Doc Stewart Duo | Dr. A.J. Chandler Park West

Merchant Bands
9 p.m.-12 a.m.

After Hours Jam Session:
Hosted by the Arizona Avenue Band at West Alley BBQ

For more information on the 2022 Chandler Jazz Festival click here Chandler Jazz Festival