Bakersfield Jazz Festival News!

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Donny McCaslin will headline Friday night at the 31st Annual Bakersfield Jazz Festival!

McCaslin, having recently completed work on David Bowie's final album, will bring his band to Bakersfield in support of their new record - "Beyond Now" - a tribute to Bowie. The reviews are already coming in and very complimentary…

2017 Presenting Sponsor

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Welcome to the NEW Presenting Sponsor for the 2017 Bakersfield Jazz Festival!

31st Annual Bakersfield Jazz Festival
April 28 & 29, 2017

• 12 bands on two stages

• Wide selection of craft beer and local wines

• Food from some of Bakersfield's best eateries

• Family friendly event - bring your own food and drink (no alcohol or glass containers)

• Support scholarships for CSUB students from multiple disciplines

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For over 10 years Vallitix has been the ticketing agent for the Bakersfield Jazz Festival. Contact them via the web or by phone (888.825.5484 or 322.5200) to get tickets for the 31st Annual Bakersfield Jazz Festival!

Be sure to ask them about individual seats at VIP tables!

Pre-sale tickets will be available in December…

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The Bakersfield Jazz Festival has helped to raise over $350,000 in scholarships over the years.

Check out our
SCHOLARSHIP page to learn how to help students reach their goal of a college degree.


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Without our many corporate sponsors the Bakersfield Jazz Festival wouldn't be possible.

Visit our
SPONSORSHIP page to learn about our many great partners and to see how easy it would be to support the BJF by becoming a corporate sponsor!