Scranton Jazz Fest: Meet the Headliners

Headliners have been announced for the 15th anniversary of the Scranton Jazz Festival on Aug. 2, 3, 4, at the historic Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel and other venues in downtown Scranton with three world class artists as its headliners. 

Living legend and four-time Grammy nominee Freddy Cole, youngest brother of Nat “King” Cole, will perform with his band on Friday Aug. 2.. 

Multi award-winning blues artist, Shemeikia Copeland, will take the stage with her highly acclaimed band on Saturday, Aug. 3.

Multi Grammy-winning trumpeter and composer, Randy Brecker, will be the guest artist with the Jazz Festival’s 16 Piece Big Band on Sunday, Aug. 4.

For tickets, schedules and other information, visit or call (570)575-5282. 

Bernie Williams to Headline Scranton’s Annual Jazz Festival

Bernie_Williams_1Former New York Yankee great Bernie Williams with The Bernie Williams Collective, along with NEA jazz master Delfeayo Marsalis of the legendary Marsalis family, and the multi-Grammy nominated band Special EFX will headline the 14th annual Scranton Jazz Festival.

The annual event is set for August 3, 4,and 5, at the Historic Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel and numerous downtown Scranton venues.

Tickets range from $20 to $40 and are on sale at all Gallery of Sound locations, through the box office at (570) 575-5282, or online at