This highly anticipated summertime tradition offers both jazz and rib connoisseurs the finest in music and barbecue. With the addition of 33 acres of parkland along the Scioto Mile, the revitalized downtown riverfront provides the perfect location for Jazz & Rib Fest. Located on both sides of the Scioto River in Bicentennial, West Bank and Genoa Parks, the festival offers three days of continuous jazz by renowned international and local musicians while barbecue pit masters serve up sizzling ribs, chicken and more. Savor the best ribs from around the country as 23 award-winning barbecue teams compete for “Best Ribs” bragging rights.
2017 Jazz & Rib Fest Headliners:
Jonathan Butler & Gerald Albright (Saturday, July 22)
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy (Sunday, July 23)
Kenny Garrett Quintet (Friday, July 21)
Jazz Funk Soul featuring Jeff Lorber, Everette Harp & Paul Jackson Jr. (Friday, July 21)
Maysa (Sunday, July 23)
Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe (Saturday, July 22)
Rebirth Brass Band (Friday, July 21)
Papo Vazquez Mighty Pirates Troubadours (Saturday, July 22)
Miles Electric Band (Sunday, July 23)
Visit: hotribscooljazz.org for more information!