SPAC announces line-up for 38th annual Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — The line-up has been announced for the 38th annual Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival held in June at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center.

This year’s festival will feature Erykah Badu, Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, Cassandra Wilson celebrates Billie Holiday, Sheila E., Al Di Meola Electric Band, Snarky Puppy, Christian McBride Big Band, Monty Alexander’s Harlem-Kingston Express, The Pedrito Martinez Group, Benny Green Trio, Heads of State, Django Festival All-Stars, Ronnie Earl & The Broadcasters, Theo Croker, and Etienne Charles, among others.

Tickets for the festival will be available online beginning March 3 for SPAC’s highest level members and March 24 for the general public. Tickets and information are available online at

  Single Day, Adult Single Day, Child (12 and under) 2-day pass Adult* 2-day pass Child*
Sections 1-7; Boxes $85.00 $70.00 $160.00 $130.00
Sections 8-10; Front 11-12; 15; Front 16-17 $80.00 $65.00 $150.00 $120.00
Sections Rear 11-12; 13-14; Rear 16-17; 18-30 $65.00 $50.00 $120.00 $90.00
Lawn $60.00 FREE $110.00 FREE


Maze featuring Frankie Beverly Erykah Badu
Cassandra Wilson celebrates Billie Holiday Sheila E.
Al Di Meola Electric Band Snarky Puppy
Christian McBride Big Band Ronnie Earl & The Broadcasters – An Encore Presentation
Pedrito Martinez Group Heads of State featuring Gary Bartz, Larry Willis, Buster Williams & Al Foster
Monty Alexander’s Harlem-Kingston Express Django Festival All-Stars
Theo Croker Etienne Charles
Steve Wilson Wilsonian’s Grain featuring Orrin Evans, Ugonna Okegwo & Bill Stewart Benny Green Trio with David Wong & Rodney Green
Theo Croker Etienne Charles
Duchess featuring Amy Cervini, Hilary Gardner & Melissa Stylianou Kellylee Evans
Omer Avital Quartet Yosvany Terry Quartet featuring Osmany Paredes, Yunior Terry & Obed Calvaire
Mike LeDonne Groover Quartet featuring Eric Alexander, Peter Bernstein & Joe Farnsworth Sonny Knight & The Lakers


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