The City of San Antonio’s Official Jazz Music Festival is back in 2021. The San Antonio Parks Foundation, in partnership with The City of San Antonio and Michelob Ultra, presents The 38th Annual Jazz’SAlive Festival on September 24 & 25 in downtown San Antonio, a fundraising event for the 501(c)3 charitable organization. This year the festival footprint is expanding to include a stage at Legacy Park, and for the first time ever, Jazz’SAlive will offer single-day priority $40 Patron Seats at the main stage for those who want to upgrade their viewing experience. General Admission is free and all ages.
The Travis Park main stage, presented by the Majestic Theatre, delivers an outstanding lineup of national jazz artists including triple Grammy award-winning guitarist, John Scofield; world renowned Blue Note / Capitol recording artist, Kandace Springs; Broadway musician and trumpet extraordinaire, Mike Sailors; and premier vocal jazz group, New York Voices joined by the United States Air Force Band of the West Dimensions In Blue.
As the San Antonio Parks Foundation works to support and grow the local artist community, you will see new and familiar faces sharing their talents on the main stage including flutist-ethnomusicologist, Dr. Katchie Cartwright; UTSA-grown jazz fusion collective, Xenobia; traditional jazz outfit, The Dirty River Jazz Band led by drummer Chris Alvarado; and Latin Jazz group, José Amador & TERRA NOVA.
The KRTU 91.7 FM Stage hosts a wealth of talent featuring the Kevin Nabors Quartet, Michelle Garibay-Carey, Toro Flores Quartet, and The Fellowship.