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Photos: San Jose Jazz Summer Fest swings into Plaza de Cesar Chavez

Photos: San Jose Jazz Summer Fest swings into Plaza de Cesar Chavez

The popular three-day music festival entertains with nine stages showcasing jazz, blues, salsa, latin music, and big band.

New this year is the Community Fest@Circle of Palms, a free party from noon to 5 p.m. outside the San Jose Museum of Art with performances, art projects and more — courtesy of the Museum of Art, San Jose Jazz and Mosaic America.

You can get the full weekend lineup, as well as info on one-day tickets or full festival passes, at summerfest.sanjosejazz.org.

Festival goers Tainisha Backmon, left, of San Jose, Brenda Jackson, of San Jose, and Valerie Welch, of Hayward, watch Vanessa Collier perform at the Sobrato Organization Main Stage during the San Jose Jazz Summer Fest at the Plaza de Cesar Chavez in San Jose, Calif., on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2023. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group) 
Leroy Barnette Jr. plays jazz at the Circle of Palms during the San Jose Jazz Summer Fest in San Jose, Calif., on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2023. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group) 
The Monterey Jazz Festival Regional All-Star band performs at the San Jose Museum of Art as part of the San Jose Jazz Summer Fest in San Jose, Calif., on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2023. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group) 
Tom and Linda Drake, of Gilroy, dance as Mitch Woods and His Rocket 88s play East Coast Swing and Boogie-woogie music at the Blues/Big Easy Stage during the San Jose Jazz Summer Fest at the Plaza de Cesar Chavez in San Jose, Calif., on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2023. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group) 
Vanessa Collier performs at the Sobrato Organization Main Stage during the San Jose Jazz Summer Fest at the Plaza de Cesar Chavez in San Jose, Calif., on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2023. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group) 
Crystal Cooper, of Oakland, and festival goers watch Vanessa Collier perform at the Sobrato Organization Main Stage during the San Jose Jazz Summer Fest at the Plaza de Cesar Chavez in San Jose, Calif., on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2023. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group) 
Andrew Reynolds, of San Jose, plays congas during the San Jose Jazz Summer Fest at the Plaza de Cesar Chavez in San Jose, Calif., on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2023. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group) 
Edgar Moreno, a tourist from Guadalajara, Mexico, and his 8-month-old daughter, Kiara, enjoy the San Jose Jazz Summer Fest at the Plaza de Cesar Chavez in San Jose, Calif., on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2023. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group)