Jazz in Buffalo: Celebrating Independence Day

Happy 4th of July!!

The 4th of July is a time to celebrate our country’s birth and come together as a united people. Jazz music and the JazzBuffalo Community embody the spirit of unity and enrichment. We wish everyone a wonderful time with family, loved ones, and friends as we celebrate the founding of the United States.

(We are publishing this edition of ‘Jazz In Buffalo’ a day earlier due to the 4th of July holiday.)

Norah Jones’s unique blend of jazz, indie, and pop has proven to be a major influence on American Music. In a notable visit to our region, here is a chance to catch her at ArtPark. Select seats remain.

Saturday, July 6 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Norah Jones

Artpark 450 S. 4th Street, Lewiston, NY, United States

Norah Jones emerged on the world stage with the 2002 release of Come Away With Me, her self-described “moody little record” that introduced a singular new voice and grew into a global phenomenon, sweeping the 2003 GRAMMY Awards including Album of the Year, Record of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best New Artist. Since then,

$35 – $200

Make sure this one is on your calendar. The Jazz at Richardson event is bound to be another great time to unite our community through Rivera’s fabulous Latin Jazz!

Jazz at Richardson: Wendell Rivera Latin Jazz Ensemble

JazzBuffalo + Jazz at Richardson: The Heartbeat of Our Jazz Community

Another wonderful time celebrating the Great American Songbook as well as birthdays and anniversaries! Join us this summer as we bring life to downtown Buffalo!

JazzMondays on the Tappo Restaurant Rooftop Patio with My Cousin Toné

It’s great to see the tradition of music in general and jazz music in parks for the 4th of July holiday! Two of Buffalo’s Big Bands will be in parks this holiday weekend.

Friday, July 5 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm

Independence Day Celebration

Raymond Klimek Veterans Park River Road, North Tonawanda, New York, United States

INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION with the Alex Rene Big Band featuring vocalist, Donna Kerr singing songs from the Great American Songbook and more! Raymond Klimek Veterans Park 700 River Rd. North Tonawanda, NY 14120 Concert: 8-9:45pm Fireworks: 10:00pm Bring lawn chairs or blankets. Free parking.


Sunday, July 7 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Cheektowaga Town Park Jazz and Swing Concert ft. Buffalo Jazz and Swing Big Band

Cheektowaga Town Park Cheektowaga, NY, United States

See the Buffalo Jazz and Swing Band at Cheektowaga Town Park


Tuesday, July 9 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Orchard Park Jazz and Swing Concert ft. Buffalo Jazz and Swing Big Band

Orchard Park Pavilion Orchard Park, NY, United States

Enjoy a jazz and awing concert at the Orchard Park Pavilion featuring Buffalo Jazz and Swing Big Band  


Make sure to visit JazzBuffalo.org’s Upcoming Events section to stay updated on all the live jazz performances in Buffalo. With various events happening throughout the city and region, there’s something for everyone. Please note that we receive many unique visits and local events listings, so we encourage you to visit the website to find out where jazz is happening. Click here to view all the upcoming events.


Check Upcoming Jazz at JazzBuffalo.org

We are beginning to build out our Jazz at Richardson “Lounge Series” and reserved seats are now available for acclaimed jazz vocalist Nancy Kelly. Don’t delay!

Friday, August 16 at 7:30 pm we will welcome the renowned jazz vocalist Nancy Kelly to Jazz at Richardson “Lounge Series” inside the Richardson Hotel, and on Friday, September 13 at 7:30 pm we will welcome acclaimed New York City-based jazz vocalist Marianne Solivan.

Reserved General Seating for Nancy Kelly. No reserved tables left!

Nancy Kelly

Friday, August 16 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Acclaimed Jazz Vocalist Nancy Kelly

The Richardson Hotel Buffalo 444 Forest Avenue, Buffalo, NY, United States

RESERVE YOUR SEATS TODAY!!  GO HERE:  NANCY KELLY – JAZZ AT RICHARDSON Renowned jazz vocalist Nancy Kelly commands a global fan base with her timeless swinging style, transporting audiences back…

$25 – $35


Experience the Magic of Champian Fulton at the Great American Songbook Celebration at the Northwest Jazz Festival!

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The Northwest Bank Main Stage Celebration of the Great American Songbook is scheduled for Friday, August 23rd, and Saturday, August 24th. Don’t miss the opportunity to see one of America’s […]

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Jazz at the Ballroom Presents “Flying High” at the Northwest Jazz Festival: A Spectacular Tribute to Legendary Female Jazz Vocalists

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A One-Of-A-Kind Presentation Not To Be Missed! The Northwest Jazz Festival in Lewiston, NY, is set to host a one-of-a-kind presentation that promises to be one of the highlights of […]

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“Accentuate the Positive” at the Northwest Jazz Festival on Saturday, August 24th at 8:30 PM

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An Evening of Timeless Jazz with Champian Fulton, Konrad Paszkudzki, Olivia Chindamo, Vanessa Perea, Robert Edwards, Adrian Cunningham, and Wyatt Michael The Northwest Jazz Festival in Lewiston, NY, is thrilled […]

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