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Help us do what we do best: provide jazz learning experiences for all ages, keep the art form growing and bring the best jazz on the planet to Northeast Ohio. And by donating to our mission, you become as a JazzFest member!

As a token of our gratitude, members - based on their level of support - will receive discounts on Tri-C JazzFest merchandise, tickets, recognition in the Tri-C JazzFest program booklet and website and and invitation to master classes and educational events throughout the year.

Learn more about what it means to become a member

Volunteer

Thank you for your interest in volunteering. A lot goes into making JazzFest happen, and we couldn’t do it without the support of our dedicated volunteers. Volunteers help with everything from distributing materials and working backstage to selling festival merch and working with kids.

We are no longer accepting applications for this year's festival, happening Sept. 11 and 12, 2021 at Cain Park. If you have questions about volunteering in the future, please contact our volunteer coordinator.  

Kendra Willis
Volunteer Coordinator
216-987-4214
kendra.willis@tri-c.edu 

The volunteer coordinator is responsible for reviewing applications and contacting you regarding acceptance as a volunteer. A schedule of days and times for your participation, instructions on where and when to report and other pertinent information will be provided through required volunteer orientations. Training may be required for some volunteer positions.

Learn more about being a volunteer

Become a Vendor

The 42nd annual Tri-C JazzFest Cleveland, presented by KeyBank, is accepting applications for artists, food purveyors, local businesses, churches and civic/service groups and other non-profits to participate in this popular festival.

Applications will be accepted online through Monday, Aug. 16. Due to space restrictions, vendor quantity is limited this year. All beverage sales are handled exclusively by Cain Park's Concession Company. Additional menu restrictions may also apply.

All vendors — new and returning — must complete the application. Fees will be discussed upon completion of the application.

Thank You to Our Sponsors!

Big thanks to our 2021 donors and sponsors! If you or your company are interested in partnering with JazzFest, please send inquiries to Liz Conway at elizabeth.conway@tri-c.edu.

Presenting Sponsor

Jazz Master

The Francine and Jules Belkin Philanthropic Fund

Front Line

Beth Anne and Don Nettis

Chuck and Lisa Surak and Sweetwater

Shout Chorus

Rhythm Section

John O'Brien

Partners