SFJAZZ.org
2024 to 2025 Season series

Over 350 Shows

Now On Sale!

Kid Koala at SFJAZZ
Two Multimedia Concerts Over Two Weeks | Aug 1-11

KID KOALA PRESENTS: Nufonia Must Fall & The Storyville Mosquito

Renowned DJ, composer, and visual artist Kid Koala will present enchanting adaptations of his two acclaimed graphic novels, Nufonia Must Fall (Aug 1-4) and The Storyville Mosquito (Aug 8-11), in an immersive multimedia performance that mixes live puppet theater and video projections with a string ensemble and electronic instruments. Like being on a movie set, the audience watches the story come alive right before their own eyes.

BUY TICKETS
JOIN OR RENEW TODAY!

BECOME A MEMBER & SAVE!

Enjoy a full year of benefits, including no ticketing fees, dozens of Member discount shows, free listening parties, online 'At Home' offerings and more.

Join SFJAZZ
Seun Kuti

THU-FRI, JUL 18-19

Seun Kuti & Egypt 80

Leading his pioneering father Fela Kuti's legendary band Egypt 80, Seun Kuti brings Afrobeat — the mix of West African genres with American funk and jazz.

Buy Tickets
Seun Kuti

THU-FRI, JUL 18-19

Seun Kuti & Egypt 80

Leading his pioneering father Fela Kuti's legendary band Egypt 80, Seun Kuti brings Afrobeat — the mix of West African genres with American funk and jazz.

Buy Tickets
JOIN OR RENEW TODAY!

BECOME A MEMBER & SAVE!

Enjoy a full year of benefits, including no ticketing fees, dozens of Member discount shows, free listening parties, online 'At Home' offerings and more.

Join SFJAZZ
Chester Thompson

THU-FRI, JUL 18-19

Chester Thompson Trio

Legendary B3 Hammond organist and former member of both Tower of Power and Santana's band returns with his trio.

Buy Tickets
THU-SUN, JUL 25-28

THE BLIND BOYS OF ALABAMA

A gospel institution and cultural force, the legendary group returns with music from their triple GRAMMY-nominated new album, 2023's 'Echoes of the South'.

Buy Tickets
Chester Thompson

THU-FRI, JUL 18-19

Chester Thompson Trio

Legendary B3 Hammond organist and former member of both Tower of Power and Santana's band returns with his trio.

Buy Tickets
THU-SUN, JUL 25-28

THE BLIND BOYS OF ALABAMA

A gospel institution and cultural force, the legendary group returns with music from their triple GRAMMY-nominated new album, 2023's 'Echoes of the South'.

Buy Tickets
THU-SUN, AUG 15-18

PRESERVATION HALL JAZZ BAND w/ GUEST IRMA THOMAS

“The past and promise of American music” (Rolling Stone), Preservation Hall Jazz Band is a true New Orleans institution that defines the tradition of Crescent City music. They perform with the "Soul Queen of New Orleans" Irma Thomas.

Buy Tickets
UpSwing Series

2024-25 SEASON

NEW SERIES: THE UPSWING

SFJAZZ Executive Artistic Director Terence Blanchard presents The UpSwing, a curated series which highlights a dynamic group of cutting-edge artists.

View Lineup
UpSwing Series

2024-25 SEASON

NEW SERIES: THE UPSWING

SFJAZZ Executive Artistic Director Terence Blanchard presents The UpSwing, a curated series which highlights a dynamic group of cutting-edge artists.

View Lineup
THU-SUN, AUG 15-18

PRESERVATION HALL JAZZ BAND w/ GUEST IRMA THOMAS

“The past and promise of American music” (Rolling Stone), Preservation Hall Jazz Band is a true New Orleans institution that defines the tradition of Crescent City music. They perform with the "Soul Queen of New Orleans" Irma Thomas.

Buy Tickets
Stanley Clarke

THU-SUN, SEP 5-8

OPENING WEEK w/ STANLEY CLARKE

Legendary bassist Stanley Clarke kicks off the 2024-25 Season with duo performances with Hiromi, Marcus Miller, and revisiting the music of Return to Forever.

Buy Tickets
SAT-SUN, SEP 28-29

BILL CHARLAP TRIO w/ DEE DEE BRIDGEWATER & NICK PAYTON

GRAMMY-winning pianist and composer Bill Charlap and his trio is joined by legendary vocalist and 2017 NEA Jazz Master Dee Dee Bridgewater, and trumpet icon Nicholas Payton.

Buy Tickets
Stanley Clarke

THU-SUN, SEP 5-8

OPENING WEEK w/ STANLEY CLARKE

Legendary bassist Stanley Clarke kicks off the 2024-25 Season with duo performances with Hiromi, Marcus Miller, and revisiting the music of Return to Forever.

Buy Tickets
SAT-SUN, SEP 28-29

BILL CHARLAP TRIO w/ DEE DEE BRIDGEWATER & NICK PAYTON

GRAMMY-winning pianist and composer Bill Charlap and his trio is joined by legendary vocalist and 2017 NEA Jazz Master Dee Dee Bridgewater, and trumpet icon Nicholas Payton.

Buy Tickets
SAT, OCT 12

Lila Downs' Día de los Muertos

The GRAMMY-winning vocalist returns to the Paramount Theatre in Oakland, celebrating Mexico’s Day of the Dead featuring folklorico dancing, a mariachi band, stunning thematically-inspired visual projections and more.

Buy Tickets
Gregory Porter

SUN, DEC 8

Gregory Porter

A two-time GRAMMY-winner and seven-time nominee, Gregory Porter has undoubtedly become jazz’s most celebrated male vocalist. He returns for one night only at the Paramount Theatre in Oakland.

Buy Tickets
Gregory Porter

SUN, DEC 8

Gregory Porter

A two-time GRAMMY-winner and seven-time nominee, Gregory Porter has undoubtedly become jazz’s most celebrated male vocalist. He returns for one night only at the Paramount Theatre in Oakland.

Buy Tickets
SAT, OCT 12

Lila Downs' Día de los Muertos

The GRAMMY-winning vocalist returns to the Paramount Theatre in Oakland, celebrating Mexico’s Day of the Dead featuring folklorico dancing, a mariachi band, stunning thematically-inspired visual projections and more.

Buy Tickets
Dianne Reeves & Chucho Valdés

SFJAZZ AT HOME

WATCH SFJAZZ CONCERTS ON-DEMAND

From jazz's premier concert hall to your living room, the SFJAZZ on-demand platform includes a growing library of over 30 full-length concerts.

WATCH CONCERTS

SFJAZZ STRATEGIC PLAN

SFJAZZ's key objectives, priorities and specific initiatives over the next 3-5 years.

Download
Dianne Reeves & Chucho Valdés

SFJAZZ AT HOME

WATCH SFJAZZ CONCERTS ON-DEMAND

From jazz's premier concert hall to your living room, the SFJAZZ on-demand platform includes a growing library of over 30 full-length concerts.

WATCH CONCERTS

SFJAZZ STRATEGIC PLAN

SFJAZZ's key objectives, priorities and specific initiatives over the next 3-5 years.

Download

VISIT SFJAZZ CENTER

Learn more about the SFJAZZ Center, including directions, parking, the B-Side restaurant and more.

INFO
SFJAZZ Rentals

Inquire Today

RENT THE SFJAZZ CENTER

SFJAZZ Center has professional audio and video recording equipment, and a dedicated, experienced staff in house.

More
SFJAZZ Rentals

Inquire Today

RENT THE SFJAZZ CENTER

SFJAZZ Center has professional audio and video recording equipment, and a dedicated, experienced staff in house.

More

VISIT SFJAZZ CENTER

Learn more about the SFJAZZ Center, including directions, parking, the B-Side restaurant and more.

INFO
JOIN OR RENEW TODAY!

BECOME A MEMBER & SAVE!

Enjoy a full year of benefits, including no ticketing fees, dozens of Member discount shows, free listening parties, online 'At Home' offerings and more.

Join SFJAZZ
Seun Kuti

THU-FRI, JUL 18-19

Seun Kuti & Egypt 80

Leading his pioneering father Fela Kuti's legendary band Egypt 80, Seun Kuti brings Afrobeat — the mix of West African genres with American funk and jazz.

Buy Tickets
Seun Kuti

THU-FRI, JUL 18-19

Seun Kuti & Egypt 80

Leading his pioneering father Fela Kuti's legendary band Egypt 80, Seun Kuti brings Afrobeat — the mix of West African genres with American funk and jazz.

Buy Tickets
JOIN OR RENEW TODAY!

BECOME A MEMBER & SAVE!

Enjoy a full year of benefits, including no ticketing fees, dozens of Member discount shows, free listening parties, online 'At Home' offerings and more.

Join SFJAZZ
Chester Thompson

THU-FRI, JUL 18-19

Chester Thompson Trio

Legendary B3 Hammond organist and former member of both Tower of Power and Santana's band returns with his trio.

Buy Tickets
THU-SUN, JUL 25-28

THE BLIND BOYS OF ALABAMA

A gospel institution and cultural force, the legendary group returns with music from their triple GRAMMY-nominated new album, 2023's 'Echoes of the South'.

Buy Tickets
Chester Thompson

THU-FRI, JUL 18-19

Chester Thompson Trio

Legendary B3 Hammond organist and former member of both Tower of Power and Santana's band returns with his trio.

Buy Tickets
THU-SUN, JUL 25-28

THE BLIND BOYS OF ALABAMA

A gospel institution and cultural force, the legendary group returns with music from their triple GRAMMY-nominated new album, 2023's 'Echoes of the South'.

Buy Tickets
THU-SUN, AUG 15-18

PRESERVATION HALL JAZZ BAND w/ GUEST IRMA THOMAS

“The past and promise of American music” (Rolling Stone), Preservation Hall Jazz Band is a true New Orleans institution that defines the tradition of Crescent City music. They perform with the "Soul Queen of New Orleans" Irma Thomas.

Buy Tickets
UpSwing Series

2024-25 SEASON

NEW SERIES: THE UPSWING

SFJAZZ Executive Artistic Director Terence Blanchard presents The UpSwing, a curated series which highlights a dynamic group of cutting-edge artists.

View Lineup
UpSwing Series

2024-25 SEASON

NEW SERIES: THE UPSWING

SFJAZZ Executive Artistic Director Terence Blanchard presents The UpSwing, a curated series which highlights a dynamic group of cutting-edge artists.

View Lineup
THU-SUN, AUG 15-18

PRESERVATION HALL JAZZ BAND w/ GUEST IRMA THOMAS

“The past and promise of American music” (Rolling Stone), Preservation Hall Jazz Band is a true New Orleans institution that defines the tradition of Crescent City music. They perform with the "Soul Queen of New Orleans" Irma Thomas.

Buy Tickets
Stanley Clarke

THU-SUN, SEP 5-8

OPENING WEEK w/ STANLEY CLARKE

Legendary bassist Stanley Clarke kicks off the 2024-25 Season with duo performances with Hiromi, Marcus Miller, and revisiting the music of Return to Forever.

Buy Tickets
SAT-SUN, SEP 28-29

BILL CHARLAP TRIO w/ DEE DEE BRIDGEWATER & NICK PAYTON

GRAMMY-winning pianist and composer Bill Charlap and his trio is joined by legendary vocalist and 2017 NEA Jazz Master Dee Dee Bridgewater, and trumpet icon Nicholas Payton.

Buy Tickets
Stanley Clarke

THU-SUN, SEP 5-8

OPENING WEEK w/ STANLEY CLARKE

Legendary bassist Stanley Clarke kicks off the 2024-25 Season with duo performances with Hiromi, Marcus Miller, and revisiting the music of Return to Forever.

Buy Tickets
SAT-SUN, SEP 28-29

BILL CHARLAP TRIO w/ DEE DEE BRIDGEWATER & NICK PAYTON

GRAMMY-winning pianist and composer Bill Charlap and his trio is joined by legendary vocalist and 2017 NEA Jazz Master Dee Dee Bridgewater, and trumpet icon Nicholas Payton.

Buy Tickets
SAT, OCT 12

Lila Downs' Día de los Muertos

The GRAMMY-winning vocalist returns to the Paramount Theatre in Oakland, celebrating Mexico’s Day of the Dead featuring folklorico dancing, a mariachi band, stunning thematically-inspired visual projections and more.

Buy Tickets
Gregory Porter

SUN, DEC 8

Gregory Porter

A two-time GRAMMY-winner and seven-time nominee, Gregory Porter has undoubtedly become jazz’s most celebrated male vocalist. He returns for one night only at the Paramount Theatre in Oakland.

Buy Tickets
Gregory Porter

SUN, DEC 8

Gregory Porter

A two-time GRAMMY-winner and seven-time nominee, Gregory Porter has undoubtedly become jazz’s most celebrated male vocalist. He returns for one night only at the Paramount Theatre in Oakland.

Buy Tickets
SAT, OCT 12

Lila Downs' Día de los Muertos

The GRAMMY-winning vocalist returns to the Paramount Theatre in Oakland, celebrating Mexico’s Day of the Dead featuring folklorico dancing, a mariachi band, stunning thematically-inspired visual projections and more.

Buy Tickets
Dianne Reeves & Chucho Valdés

SFJAZZ AT HOME

WATCH SFJAZZ CONCERTS ON-DEMAND

From jazz's premier concert hall to your living room, the SFJAZZ on-demand platform includes a growing library of over 30 full-length concerts.

WATCH CONCERTS

SFJAZZ STRATEGIC PLAN

SFJAZZ's key objectives, priorities and specific initiatives over the next 3-5 years.

Download
Dianne Reeves & Chucho Valdés

SFJAZZ AT HOME

WATCH SFJAZZ CONCERTS ON-DEMAND

From jazz's premier concert hall to your living room, the SFJAZZ on-demand platform includes a growing library of over 30 full-length concerts.

WATCH CONCERTS

SFJAZZ STRATEGIC PLAN

SFJAZZ's key objectives, priorities and specific initiatives over the next 3-5 years.

Download

VISIT SFJAZZ CENTER

Learn more about the SFJAZZ Center, including directions, parking, the B-Side restaurant and more.

INFO
SFJAZZ Rentals

Inquire Today

RENT THE SFJAZZ CENTER

SFJAZZ Center has professional audio and video recording equipment, and a dedicated, experienced staff in house.

More
SFJAZZ Rentals

Inquire Today

RENT THE SFJAZZ CENTER

SFJAZZ Center has professional audio and video recording equipment, and a dedicated, experienced staff in house.

More

VISIT SFJAZZ CENTER

Learn more about the SFJAZZ Center, including directions, parking, the B-Side restaurant and more.

INFO
Kid Koala at SFJAZZ
Two Multimedia Concerts Over Two Weeks | Aug 1-11

KID KOALA PRESENTS: Nufonia Must Fall & The Storyville Mosquito

Renowned DJ, composer, and visual artist Kid Koala will present enchanting adaptations of his two acclaimed graphic novels, Nufonia Must Fall (Aug 1-4) and The Storyville Mosquito (Aug 8-11), in an immersive multimedia performance that mixes live puppet theater and video projections with a string ensemble and electronic instruments. Like being on a movie set, the audience watches the story come alive right before their own eyes.

BUY TICKETS
SPONSORS

We use cookies on our site to improve your experience. To find out more, view our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy for more details.