After two consecutive years of cancelations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Northwest Jazz Festival in Historic Lewiston, NY is making plans for the summer of August 2022. The return of the largest free jazz festival in the region is scheduled for Friday, August 26 and Saturday, August 27. Not counting the two years lost to the pandemic, the 2022 festival will celebrate its 20th anniversary. Plans are underway to present some of today’s prominent jazz artists on the main stage as well as local and regional next-generation jazz artists.
The festival’s online application form for performing musicians and groups is now open. Applications are being accepted until January 31st of 2022. The application can be found at the following link:
The two-day jazz festival will represent a most welcomed return of large-scale events to the region.
Announcements regarding headliners and the full line-up for the festival will take place late winter to early spring of 2022. For now, mark your calendars and save the dates of Friday, August 26 and Saturday, August 27.