It Just Keeps Getting Bigger & Better!

Each year we pride ourselves with gathering a variety of high quality artists.  We have been very lucky to attract bigger and bigger names each year, and 2016’s fest is no exception.  This Labor Day Weekend we will feature one of the biggest jazz legends of all time, Benny Golson!

Check out our site for the schedule, artists and links to their own pages, information on visiting Stevens Point, and more!

Line-up for 2015 is HUGE!

This is a huge year!  Check out this incredible line-up and visit the artist tab for more information on each group.

Saturday September 5, ’15

3:00-4:30pm  Marlin McKay Quartet

5:00-6:30pm  KWT  Featuring Tom Washatka

7:00-9:00pm  Chicago Yestet

Sunday September 6, ’15

3:00-4:30pm  Gypsy Caravan Swing

5:00-6:30pm  The Wolverines Trio

7:00-9:00pm  Tom Harrell Quartet

Riverfront Jazz Festival Announces 2014 line-up

We are excited to announce the artist line-up!

Please visit the artist page for more information on each artist.

Saturday, August 30th

John Greiner’s SwingShift – Big Band

Old Style Sextet – Featuring UWSP alum, Matt Endres

Miguel Zenon – Internationally known Saxophonist

Sunday, August 31st

Ziji – Brazilian

Tribute to Ray Charles featuring Woody Mankowski – with UWSP Jazz Ensemble

Davina and the Vegabonds – Retro Blues

Outdoor Cafe´

Crowd favorite, Michele’s Restaurant will be back at the festival this year.                      They are publicizing their menu in advance!

New this year is a pre-ordered picnic basket!

Visit the vendor page to learn how to pre-order your picnic basket and to see their complete festival menu!

2013 Artists Announced!

Here is our line-up for the 2013 Riverfront Jazz Festival!

Make sure to check out our Artist page with the links to each artist’s website!

—–Saturday, August 31st—–

3:00-4:30pm  Bob Kase Quintet

5:00-6:30pm  Mark Colby Quartet

7:00-9:00pm  Gabriel Espinosa Quintet


—–Sunday September 1st—–

3:00-4:30pm  Mary Louise Knutson Trio

5:00-6:30pm  Zodiac Ensemble

7:00-9:00pm  Jackie Allen

Scholarship Money

The Riverfront Jazz Festival Board presents UW-Stevens Point Jazz Studies Director, Mathew Buchman with $1,500 of scholarship money.  Thank you again to our sponsors for making this possible.