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10th annual


AUG 25th and 26th

The year's hottest live jazz!

Friday, Aug 25th - 7pm

Stage Left Cafe in Woodstock, IL

(doors open at 6:30pm) 


Fusing modern jazz with the deeply soulful folk rhythms of his native

Peru, Juan Pastor has created an electrifying and unique sound

with his exciting band Chinchano. Featuring pianist Stu Mindeman, bassist

Patrick Mulcahy, trumpeter Tito Carrillo and saxophonist Rich Moore,

the ensemble is rhythmically driven by Juan’s drums and percussion, often

employing the Peruvian cajon. Performing all original music, the quintet explores

a rich variety of South American styles, equally certain to move the

listener’s soul, emotions, and body.

Tim Fitzgerald Trio

The Tim Fitzgerald Trio presents an entertaining mix of jazz and soul music, including Tim’s original compositions as well as the music of Wes Montgomery.

 with opening act the Johnny Weber Trio


$20 for Premium Reserved seating (within first four rows)

go to to get yours! 

$10 at door General Admission (first come first seated)

****Seating at Stage Left Cafe is limited****



Saturday morning, Aug 26th


On the historic Woodstock Square


9:00am: Rick Embach Trio


10:00am: Potts & Pans Steel Band 


11:30am: Outcast Jazz Band

Saturday Clinic with Jamey Aebersold

 Aug 26th - 4:30pm

Stage Left Cafe


We're thrilled to announce Jamey Aebersold, will host a clinic for musicians

and other curious parties. Learn from the master - for FREE!

Reserve your spot by clicking the link below,

or take your chance in the standby line.
Reservations begin Monday, August 14th at Noon!

Topics to include: How to play tunes, how to play what you hear in your mind, how and what to practice, how to use several of the play-a-long sets and why we use them, how to use, and the importance of, scales and chords in building a solo
And more!

The clinic will begin at 4:30pm in Stage Left Cafe.
Doors open at 4:00pm. Standby line attendees will be allowed in

once remaining capacity is known.

***Seating is limited in Stage Left Cafe and all seats are general admission.

First come - first seated***
***Attendance of the clinic does not grant admission to the evening's concert.***
***Your guaranteed seat will be held until 4:30pm. After 4:30pm, all

unclaimed seats will be given to standby attendees.***

Saturday evening, Aug 26th - 7pm

Jazz on the Square and the Woodstock Opera House present

National Endowment of the Arts Jazz Master, jazz educator & author....


The man who taught the world to improvise joins us

with his quartet Saturday, August 26th. 


Opening act: Chris and Andy St. Leger's Swang City Vibe Town

 in Stage Left Cafe @ 7PM -FREE

The Jamey Aebersold Quartet starts at 8pm

in the Woodstock Opera House

@ 8pm - $20 

A shortened JOTS Jam Session will follow the concert until 11:30pm

in Stage Left Cafe - FREE!

****Seating at Stage Left Cafe is limited****

Tickets for Jamey Aebersold's 8pm concert

are available through the

Woodstock Opera House's Box Office

Click Here


Many thanks to our growing list of

sponsors for making the

2017 Woodstock Jazz Festival possible:


Fix This! Musical Instrument Repair-

Pro Clean Services -

Culture, Arts & Music -

Rendevous Bistro -

RE/MAX Team Open Doors -

Dr. Woods Guitar Emporium -

The Foglia Family Foundation

City of Woodstock -

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