2015 Center City Jazz Festival

By Center City Jazz Festival (other events)

Saturday, April 25 2015 1:00 PM 7:00 PM EDT

[THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT] Saturday, April 25th 1-7pm: WOOT WOOT!!

The Fourth Annual Center City Jazz Festival presents a lineup of blockbuster performers on Saturday, April 25, 2015 as part of Philadelphia Jazz Appreciation Month. Attendees can expect a jam-packed schedule of 16 bands performing at four venues over six hours, all within walking distance of each other in the heart of Center City. One ticket provides access to all performances. The list of scheduled performers includes the West Philadelphia Orchestra, Ben Schachter & Re:Trio, Ernest Stuart, Tomas Fujiwara, The Huntertones, Daud El-Bakara Sextet, Fresh Cut Orchestra, Dena Underwood, Matt Davis' Aerial Photograph, Max Swan, Surface to Air, Greg Snyder, and more. For more information, please visit:




Franky Bradley's
1320 Chancellor St.
Philadelphia, PA

Chris' Jazz Cafe
1421 Sansom St.
Philadelphia, PA

Fergie's Pub
1214 Sansom St.
Philadelphia, PA

Milkboy Philadelphia
1100 Chestnut St.
Philadelphia, PA

TIME Restaurant
1315 Sansom St.
Philadelphia, PA

The Fourth Annual Center City Jazz Festival is presented by Fifth City Productions, the Wyncote Foundation, and the Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy.


The inaugural 2012 Center City Jazz Festival took place on Saturday, April 28th and featured 17 original bands from the Philadelphia and NYC areas. Over 500 jazz lovers came out for an exhilarating day of great music. The bands performed in four packed venues which were all centrally located in downtown Philadelphia and within a short walking distance of each other. Venues included Time Restaurant, Chris' Jazz Cafe, Fergie's Pub, and Milkboy Philadelphia. The 2012 Festival was made possible through an innovative Kickstarter campaign, during which 188 individuals contributed $17,200.