SJMA Next Gen Stage | San Jose Jazz Summer Fest 2022

Two youth girls singing with mics.

 Monterey Jazz Festival Regional All-Star Vocal ensemble. Courtesy of San Jose Jazz.

11am–6pm · Wendel Education Center
Free; advance registration available.

SJMA is home to the Next Gen Stage for the 2022 Summer Fest presented by San Jose Jazz. Each day, check out an entire afternoon of up-and-coming student and youth bands from across the South Bay. Performances start at 12pm in the Wendel Education Center.

Registration for Saturday, August 13   

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Registration for Sunday, August 14

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Admission to the Next Gen Stage includes free access to the Museum, 11am–6pm.

Health + Safety: Visitors 2 years and older are required to wear a mask. We will carefully and continually monitor the efficacy of these guidelines in real-time and make further adjustments as needed. For more details, go to

Next Gen Stage 2022 Line Up

Saturday, August 13

Sunday, August 14

San Jose Jazz Summer Fest 2022

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August 12–14, San Jose Jazz Summer Fest heats up the season with international stars, emerging artists, and regional favorites playing jazz, blues, salsa, Latin and R&B. With more than 100 sets including performances by Charlie Wilson, Ledisi, Durand Jones & The Indications, Lee Fields, Stanley Clarke, Ladysmith Black Mombazo, Silvana Estrada, Telmary and a free Latin Tropical Stage, it’s more than the biggest live music event in Silicon Valley—it’s the perfect summer experience with tasty food, wine and microbrews, family fun and an after-hours club crawl.

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