Tucson Jazz Festival Kicks Off Friday

The Sixth Annual HSL Properties Tucson Jazz Festival runs from Jan. 10-20. The festival features world-class jazz acts performing at the Fox Tucson Theatre, Rialto Theatre, Leo Rich Theater and Tucson Music Hall at the TCC, University of Arizona Centennial Hall, and other venues in Downtown Tucson.

Artists include Mavis Staples, the Afro-Cuban All Stars, the Average White Band, David Sanborn Jazz Quintet, and more.

The centerpiece of the festival is the free daylong Downtown Jazz Fiesta on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan. 20, featuring four outdoor stages and performances at multiple venues in Downtown Tucson. The stages will be open from 11 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.

More information on the festival and tickets can be found here.