Tri-C JazzFest Cleveland
Watch the Virtual JazzFest here.
The 41st annual Tri-C JazzFest Cleveland, presented by KeyBank, is going virtual Friday, Aug. 21 through Sunday, Aug. 23. More than a dozen local acts will perform interspersed throughout the festival beginning at 7 p.m. each night and running approximately 90 minutes on various online platforms.
Two of the jazz world’s preeminent bassists — Christian McBride and John Clayton — will join us to share stories via live chats during the festival.
The virtual festival is free, though viewers will have the opportunity to donate to Tri-C’s Student Emergency Fund. Money raised will specifically benefit creative arts students experiencing unforeseen financial challenges with the potential to derail their studies. Scroll to the bottom of this page or click here to donate.
Check out our lineup below and reserve your free tickets today!
Support Our Students
Tri-C Foundation’s Student Emergency Fund was established in 2017 to help students overcome unforeseen financial challenges that directly impact their ability to complete their studies. This critical funding will help with crisis expenses or tech support during this stressful time. Many Creative Arts students require additional assistance for educational and technology supplies, like cameras, software, headphones, instruments or art supplies needed to meet the new online learning environment. The Student Emergency Fund offers immediate assistance so a sudden problem does not become a long-term obstacle to completing their education. Learn more about our Creative Arts program here.
Student Emergency Funds help students get through financial emergencies such as:
- Income (loss of job, reduced work hours, shift changes)
- Healthcare (urgent care/emergency room visits, insurance co-pays/deductibles)
- Transportation (car repair, accident, insurance deductible)
- Housing (rent increase, eviction, roommate leaves)
- Child care (snow days, school closures, unexpected loss of child care)