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Tri-C JazzFest - Presented by Cleveland Foundation Days at Tri-C JazzFest

Tri-C JazzFest is celebrating its 35th anniversary with a big move to June 2014, presenting three jam-packed days of concerts in the theatres of PlayhouseSquare (The Hanna, Ohio & Palace Theatres). Twelve ticketed shows and a host of free outdoor events will be featured June 26-28, 2014.

This year’s lineup for the ticketed, indoor events is as follows:


7:00pm – (Ohio Theatre) The Sean Jones Quartet plus the Cleveland Jazz Orchestra


6:00pm – (Ohio Theatre) Gregory Porter (made possible by the generous support of The Cleveland Foundation)/ Sorry, no tickets are available.
7:15pm – (Palace Theatre) Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue and special guest John Scofield Überjam
9:30pm – (Ohio Theatre) Eddie Palmieri Salsa Orchestra


1:30pm – (Hanna Theatre) Jamey Haddad Under One Sun
2:45pm – (Ohio Theatre) Ernie Krivda & the Fat Tuesday Big Band
4:00pm – (Hanna Theatre) Eliane Elias
5:15pm – (Ohio Theatre) Terri Lyne Carrington's Money Jungle 
6:45pm – (Ohio Theatre) Christian McBride Trio
7:30pm – (Hanna Theatre) Raul Midon
8:15pm – (Palace Theatre) Dave Koz Summer Horns Tour and Marcus Miller
10:15pm – (Ohio Theatre) Dave Holland Prism

Tri-C JazzFest introduces its first All-Festival Pass and here’s how it works! Choose nine concerts that are most important to you and receive ticketed preferred seating for each of those concerts. You may attend the remaining three concerts, as seating is available, by showing your JazzFest Credential which identifies you as a JazzFest Subscriber.

The All-Festival Pass is a $445 value, but you can purchase now for $270.
One Pass – One Price – Best Seats – Unbeatable Price!
If you have any questions about the All-Festival Pass, call Cliffie Jones at 216-987-4049.

Children Policy:
Children under two years old are generally not permitted in the theaters. At designated performances Children of all ages are permitted. However, everyone regardless of age must have a ticket. All children must be seated with an adult. Any person disrupting a performance or inhibiting the enjoyment of an event for guests may be removed from the theater without refund.

Event Times

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Tri-C JazzFest

Presented by Cleveland Foundation Days at Tri-C JazzFest

Jun 26 - 28 , 2014
  • Jun 26 - 28 , 2014
  • $270
  • Various Locations
  • If you have any questions about the All-Festival Pass, call Cliffie Jones at 216-987-4049. 

Accessibility Info

How do we get there?

PlayhouseSquare is located in Cleveland's theater district located on Euclid Avenue, between East 14th and East 17th Streets. For detail directions, visit our Directions and Parking section to find convenient directions. For public transportation, Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority provides public transportation to areas around PlayhouseSquare. Click here for more information on public transportation.

Where do we park?

The PlayhouseSquare Garage is located at East 15th and Chester with elevators located on each level and a walkway to the complex. PlayhouseSquare has kept event night parking affordable for our customers. Parking can be purchased for the on-site PlayhouseSquare garage for just $15.00 ($12.00 advance purchase). Click here for more information.

Where can I dine when visiting PlayhouseSquare?

Experience some of Cleveland's finest restaurants at PlayhouseSquare before the show. Our interactive dining guide offers a variety of dining options around PlayhouseSquare.

Do you need to purchase tickets by phone or in-person?

The Ticket Office is located in the State Theatre lobby and is open Monday-Sunday from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Hours vary when we have an evening performance and will also vary during the summer months. To confirm operating hours call the Ticket Office information line at 216-771-8403. Tickets may also be purchased by phone Monday - Sunday from 7 a.m. - 9 p.m. at 216-241-6000 or 866-546-1353. For additional ticket and theater policies, visit our ticket policy section.

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