SYRACUSE N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — Syracuse Jazz Fest is back and continues Friday and Saturday in Syracuse’s Clinton Square.

For the full list of bands and locations you can visit the Syracuse Jazz Fest homepage.

The Jazz Fest continues through Saturday and will be filled with live performances from Soul and R&B groups.

There have been a few cancellations due to COVID-related restrictions. The original 5th Dimension lead vocalists Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis have relayed to organizers that they will no longer be attending.

The two were originally set to play on Saturday, June 25. Their cancellation has forced organizers to alter their lineup plans for the festival.

The main stage lineup for Friday now includes Average White Band and David Sanborn and his Electric Band.

As for Saturday, the lineup for the main stage now includes saxophonist Boney James and Nathan Williams and The Zydeco Cha Cha’s.

The festival is entirely free, this includes the performances as well. Food and drinks are not included, however, there are plenty restaurants around Clinton Square. For a full list of food and drink options, click here.

Street Closures:

  • 100 Block of West Water Street, from Clinton Street to Salina Street, will be closed from Wednesday, June 22 starting at 6:30 a.m. through the afternoon on Monday, June 27. There will be no parking on this block starting Wednesday, June 22 at 6:30 a.m.
  • Clinton Street, from Genesee Street to Washington Street, will be closed from 7:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 23 through Sunday morning, June 26.
  • 200 Block of Erie Boulevard West, from Clinton Street to Franklin Street, will be closed from 7:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 23 through Sunday morning, June 26. There will be no parking on this block starting at 6:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 23.
  • 200 Block of West Water Street, from Clinton Street to Franklin Street, will become two-way from 7:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 23 through Sunday morning, June 26. There will be no parking on the north curb line starting at 6:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 23.