Tri-C JazzFest 2022 returns, lineup announced
CLEVELAND — The 43rd annual Tri-C JazzFest returns to Cleveland’s public square June 23-25, featuring American singer-songwriters Anthony Hamilton, who has collaborated with Dr. Dre, Keyshia Cole, Josh Turner, Santana and John Rich, to name a few, is headlining a special opening concert at the Cleveland Public Auditorium.
“We can’t wait to bring jazz artists we haven’t seen in several years back to Playhouse Square,” said festival director Terri Pontremoli. “The truth is that we missed them and their music.”
Highlights also include homecoming concerts by Clevelander natives Joe Lovano and Sean Jones in addition to performances by singer Cyrille Aimee and legendary pianist Eddie Palmieri.
Individual tickets go on sale April 15 at the Playhouse Square box office. JazzFest 2022 also includes free outdoor concerts in the plaza from 3 p.m. to midnight on Friday and Saturday of the festival weekend.
Here is the concert schedule:
Thursday June 23
- Anthony Hamilton: 8 p.m. at Music Hall, Cleveland Public Auditorium
friday june 24
- Sean Jones Quartet: 5 p.m., Allen Theatre, Playhouse Square
- Joe Lovano and Dave Douglas: Sound Prints: 6:30 p.m. at Mimi Ohio Theater, Playhouse Square
- Brian Culbertson: 8 p.m., Connor Palace, Playhouse Square
- Ghost-Note: 9:30 p.m., Mimi Ohio Theater, Playhouse Square
Saturday June 25
- Cyrille Aimée/Dominick Farinacci: 2 p.m., Allen Theater
- Raul Midón: 4:30 p.m., Mimi Ohio Theater
- Eddie Palmieri: 6:15 p.m., Mimi Ohio Theater
- Tri-C JazzFest All-Star Big Band conducted by John Clayton with John Pizzarelli: 8:15 p.m., Connor Palace
For the full list, including free community concerts in the months leading up to JazzFest, click here.
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