Here’s the Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival Schedule for SPAC, 6/30-7/1/12

Maceo Parker

Maceo Parker at The Massry Center last September

The Saratoga Performing Arts Center in Saratoga Springs has announced the schedule of performance times for the 35th annual Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival, which will take place on Saturday, June 30 and Sunday, July 1.

Go here for more info on the fest and performers. Here’s the performance schedule:

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12noon: Mario Abney & the Abney Effect
1:20pm: Christian McBride’s Inside Straight
2:40pm: Michel Camilo’s “Mano a Mano” with Giovanni Hidalgo & Charles Flores
4:10pm: The Mingus Big Band
5:50pm: Esperanza Spalding’s “Radio Music Society”
7:30pm: Chris Botti
9:15pm: Maceo Parker

Gazebo Stage
12:15pm: Hailey Niswanger
1:35pm: Jeremy Pelt
2:55pm: Catherine Russell
4:15pm: Mario Abney & the Abney Effect
5:35pm: The Pedrito Martinez Group


12noon: Trio of Oz featuring Omar Hakim & Rachel Z
1:20pm: The Yellowjackets
2:40pm: Hiromi Trio Project
4:20pm: Arturo O’Farrill’s Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra
6:05pm: Diana Krall
8:05pm: Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue

Gazebo Stage
12:15pm: Edmar Castaneda
1:35pm: Sachal Vasandani
3pm: The Steve Kroon Sextet
4:25pm: Trio of Oz
5:45pm: The Brian Mitchell Band


The Old Songs Festival @ Altamont Fairgrounds, Altamont, 6/22-24/12
Landmark’s Parrot Head Festival @ Saratoga County Fairgrounds, Ballston Spa, 6/23/12
Friehofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, 6/30-7/1/12
Fabulous Fourth Celebration @ Empire State Plaza, Albany, 7/4/12, FREE
CountryFest @ the Times Union Center, Albany, 7/7/12
Scream It Like You Mean It @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park, 7/8/12
GE’s Kids Day @ Empire State Plaza, Albany, 7/8/12, FREE
Shockwave Festival @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park, 7/20/12
Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, 7/31/12
McDonald’s African American Family Day @ Empire State Plaza, Albany, 8/4/12, FREE
Empire State Plaza Food Festival @ Empire State Plaza, Albany, 8/15/12, FREE
SAWFest Music Festival @ Salem Art Works, Salem, 8/18/12
Restoration Festival @ St. Joseph’s Church, Albany, 9/7-9/12
Local Legends Live @ Empire State Plaza, Albany, 9/8/12, FREE
FreshGrass Bluegrass Festival @ MASS MoCA, North Adams, 9/21-23/12
Hannaford Hispanic Heritage Celebration @ Empire State Plaza, Albany, 9/22/12, FREE

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