Friday is opening day of the 2019 CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival.

Downtown Rochester is becoming jazz central!

Friday is opening day of the 2019 CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival.

Here's a sneak preview of what you can expect over the next nine days. She spoke to Executive Director Mark Iacona about a new venue at Parcel 5.

Click here for more information on shows, tickets, and street closures.

The Jazz Festival runs through Saturday, June 29.