The 2013 festival took place Saturday June 29th and Sunday June 30th, 2013.
Tickets may be purchased at the festival, and are also available online via SPAC’s website. Ticket prices are:
Lawn Amphitheater Adult (per day) $55 $55-$80 12 and under (per day) FREE $40-$65 A separate ticket is required for each day. Ampitheater prices depend on seating section. Two-day passes are no longer available.
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Saturday – June 29th
There will be fireworks finale on Saturday in recognition of the 100th anniversary of Freihofer’s Baking Company, sponsor of the festival since 1998!
- noon - 1:00: Rudresh Mahanthappa, saxophonist/composer
- 1:20 - 2:25: The Cookers featuring Billy Harper, Eddie Henderson, David Weiss, Craig Handy, George Cables, Cecil McBee & Billy Hart
- 2:50 - 3:55: Big Sam’s Funky Nation, self-described “driving force of urban funk”
- 4:20 - 5:25: McCoy Tyner Quartet w/ Gary Bartz, Gerald Cannon, Francisco Mela, and special guest John Scofield
- 5:45 - 6:55: Gregory Porter, Grammy nominated vocalist
- 7:25 - 8:40: David Sanborn, Bob James, and drummer Steve Gadd
- 9:10 -10:25: Arturo Sandoval
- 12:25 - 1:25: Gilad Hekselman, young Israeli guitarist
- 1:45 - 2:45: Ben Williams & Sound Effect
- 3:10 - 4:10: Rudresh Mahanthappa’s Gamak
- 4:35 - 5:35: Carmen Souza, a female singer of Cape Verdean ancestry
- 6:00 - 7:00: Gary Smulyan Quartet (baritone sax), Mike LeDonne (organ), Paul Bollenback (guitar) & Joe Farnsworth (drums)
Sunday – June 30th
- 12:30 - 1:30: Donny McCaslin Group w/ Jason Lindner, Tim Lefebvre & Mark Guiliana
- 1:50 - 3:00: Kevin Eubanks w/ Bill Pierce, Rene Camacho & Nate Smith
- 3:20 - 4:30: Ladysmith Black Mambazo
- 5:00 - 6:15: Preservation Hall Jazz Band, their first appearance at the Festival since 2006
- 6:45 - 8:00: Tony Bennett
- 8:30 - 9:45: Buddy Guy
- noon - 1:00: Fabian Almazan Trio
- 1:20 - 2:20: Ingrid Jensen Quartet w/ Gary Versace, Matt Clohesy and John Wikan
- 2:40 - 3:40: Donny McCaslin Group w/ Jason Lindner, Tim Lefebvre & Mark Guiliana
- 4:00 - 5:00: Introducing Brianna Thomas
- 5:25 - 6:35: Chris Bergson Band w/ Craig Dreyer, Matt Clohesy & Diego Voglino