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SJF Big Band With Joe Lavano Live

SJF Big Band With Joe Lavano Live

SJF Big Band With Joe Lavano Live

  • August 4, 2024
  • 222 Wyoming Avenue, Scranton, PA 18503
  • (570) 575-5282
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Emmy Nominated Scranton Jazz Festival Big Band with special guest saxophonist Joe Lovano will take the stage at The Ritz Theater in Scranton on Sunday, August 4th, at 6:00 PM. Get your tickets today!

Downtown Scranton will sizzle with smooth jazz sounds at the 19th Annual Scranton Jazz Festival from August 2nd - 4th, 2024! Over three days, more than 80 musicians will light up 20+ venues at this New Orleans-style festival and deliver incredible performances that capture the heart and soul of jazz. National, regional, and local artists will bring unique sounds, ensuring a diverse and unforgettable experience for all fans. The festival starts on August 2nd, coinciding with First Friday Scranton, and introduces the exciting new Interactive Arts Marketplace at Courthouse Square. This vibrant hub features artisan vendors, children's activities, live music, and special performances, making it a must-visit destination during the festival!

For event times and a schedule of performances, please visit the Scranton Jazz Festival's website.

Scranton Jazz Fest Highlights

  • Free Jazz Walk on Friday and Saturday
  • Ticketed Performances include Big Bad Voodoo Daddy and the SJF Big Band featuring Award-Winning Saxophonist Joe Lovano
  • Interactive Arts Marketplace at Courthouse Square on Friday and Saturday
    • Will include various art vendors, children's activities, live music, and other special performances
  • Brunch Performances at select venues on Sunday
  • Free SJF After Party at Radisson Trax Patio on Sunday evening

Trolley Shuttle Locations

Enjoy the convenience of trolley service running Friday and Saturday nights from 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM.

  • Zone A – 500 Lackawanna Avenue
  • Zone B – 200 Adams Avenue
  • Zone C – Geneva House Adams Avenue
  • Zone D – Mulberry Street Towers
  • Zone E – Penn Avenue at Linden Street
  • Zone F – Marketplace Lackawanna Avenue
  • Zone G – 200 Block Wyoming Avenue

The festival is made possible through partnerships with Blu Elefante Events, PA Jazz Alliance Inc., Lackawanna County Visitors Bureau, First Friday Scranton, Lackawanna County, and Scranton Tomorrow, and with the generous support of sponsors and media partners.

Event Details


PLEASE NOTE: Event information, dates, and times are subject to change. This is a public calendar; the Lackawanna County Visitors Bureau recommends contacting the event organizer for the most up-to-date information.