2018 Festival Lineup

20th annual Healdsburg Jazz Festival

The 20th annual Healdsburg Jazz Festival will be held June 1-10 at various venues in and near Healdsburg. Jazz guitarists Julian Lage, a Santa Rosa native, and the genre-spanning Bill Frisell will open the festival with a performance at the Healdsburg SHED on Friday, June 1.

The festival traditionally includes two days of special shows at the Jackson Theater in Santa Rosa, midweek live jazz in the Healdsburg Plaza, special small-venue concerts at local hotels and galleries, and finale concerts at Healdburg’s Raven Theater.

The following is the current lineup of the 2018 Festival, subject to change. Please sign up for e-mail alerts and stay in touch and in tune with the latest information from Healdsburg Jazz.

Friday, June 1 Healdsburg SHED 7 pm and 9 pm Julian Lage and Bill Frisell Duo
Saturday, June 2, Double Bill Jackson Theater 7pm Fred Hersch Trio
Trio da Paz with guests Anat Cohen and Claudia Villela
Sunday, June 3   Two unique sets Jackson Theater  7 pm  

Charles Lloyd and Friends 80th Year Celebration with Zakir Hussain, Eric Harland, Gerald Clayton and surprise guests

Tuesday, June 5 Plaza  6 – 8 pm John Santos Quintet
Wednesday, June 6 Spoonbar 7:30 pm  

Adam Theis with Cosa Nostra String Trio plus guest Emcee Infinite

Thursday, June 7 Paul Mahder Gallery  TBD Marc Cary Trio
Friday, June 8 Raven 8 pm  

Celebrating Geri Allen with Ravi Coltrane, Dave Holland and Terri Lynne Carrington

Friday and Saturday, June 8 and 9 Hotel Lobby 9 pm Danny Grissett, Lorca Hart and a bass player TBD
Saturday, June 9 Double Bill Raven 7 pm  

George Cables Trio with Essiet Essiet and Victor Lewis


Festival All-Stars with Bobby Watson, Azar Lawrence, David Weiss, Billy Hart, Babatunde Lea

Sunday, June 10, FREE Raven 11 am  

Lift Every Voice and Sing” Marcus Shelby Big Band, 100-voice Freedom Jazz Choir with guests James Newton and Ruth Naomi Floyd

Sunday, June 10 Raven 7 pm Dr. Michael White’s Original Liberty Band – Seven-piece band from New Orleans
Russian River Ramblers with special guest TBA