2022 Summer Fest Kickoff Fundraiser - San Jose Jazz

Summer Fest
Kickoff Fundraiser

Join us on June 2 to celebrate Summer Fest 2022 and to raise funds to directly support Bay Area musicians and the live music scene.

Thursday, June 2 2022, 5:30–8pm
Blanco Urban Venue, San Pedro Square

You’re invited to celebrate San Jose Jazz Summer Fest
with four-star food, drinks, conviviality, a set by the SJZ High School All Stars U19s and a
special performance by 2022 Jazz Aid Fund Grantee Bennett Roth-Newell.

Silent and Live Auctions benefit the Jazz Aid Fund,
which provides direct support to musicians still reeling from the Coronavirus pandemic
and stimulates the creation of vital new works.

General Admission Ticket

VIP Ticket
Early entry at 5pm with dedicated food station, reserved seating,
an exclusive meet-and-greet with Jazz Aid Fund artists and additional drink tickets


The evening's performances begin with the San Jose Jazz High School All Stars U19s and a special surprise. Our headliner is pianist, singer and MC Bennett Roth-Newell, who just dropped a new album, "Grown." Check out Bennett's work in our promo video.

Bennett Roth-Newell

Silent & Live Auctions

All proceeds benefit the SJZ Jazz Aid Fund, which directly supports local musicians and the jazz scene, and stimulates the creation of new works. 

We’ve put together an exciting roster of must-have auction items, including a trip by private plane to a private lunch and wine tasting at St. Francis Winery; concert packages to the Monterey Jazz Festival, with accommodation in a lovely weekend home; a private portrait shoot by Daniel Garcia, the publisher of Content Magazine; and more! Pre-event bidding begins Friday, May 27.


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