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Lineup Announced For Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival 17th Edition June 22-30: Nine Days, 300+ Shows, 20 Venues, 94 Free Events

Lineup Announced For Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival 17th Edition June 22-30: Nine Days, 300+ Shows, 20 Venues, 94 Free Events

Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival (XRIJF) producers John Nugent and Marc Iacona today announced the complete lineup for the festival’s 17th Edition. The nine-day festival returns to Rochester June 22 to June 30 presenting more than 1500 artists from around the world in 300-plus shows at 20 venues. The 2018 Festival is presented in three series — ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Junior Brown: Down Home Chrome

Read "Down Home Chrome" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey



It would be very easy to dismiss Junior Brown as a retro ( really retro ) country and western act. That is if he did not have the perfect Ernest Tubb-baritone voice and play a hybrid instrument called a “git-steel." The latter is the musician's true claim to fame, a combination of an electric ...