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Jazz at the Taylor

The critically acclaimed Jazz at the Taylor series is back for 2020, featuring 6 concerts in the beautiful Taylor Theater. Discounted season pass available for a limited time only.

Photography by Jeff Tracy


Lockport’s Kenan Center hosts the  “Jazz at the Taylor” concert series, presenting an eclectic mix of some of the finest musicians from Western New York and beyond.

Produced in collaboration with Kathleen Rooney, the critically acclaimed series has attracted accomplished musicians and audiences from across the region.

JAZZ AT THE TAYLOR 2020 HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Please contact the Kenan Center Business Office with any questions.



Individual tickets |$15 member |$20 for the general public

Students and/or 18 and under | $10 with valid student I.D.

All concerts feature two full sets of music with refreshments available. Tickets may be purchased online at Ticketleap below, in person at the Kenan Center Business Office, or charged by phone at 716-433-2617. Ample free parking is available onsite. The Taylor Theater is located on the campus of the Kenan Center at 433 Locust Street in Lockport, NY. Because seating is limited, advance tickets are recommended.

Press Release

Click here to read the full Jazz at the Taylor 2020 press release!


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“Program is funded by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; administered by Arts Services Initiative of Western New York.”

The Cameron and Jane Baird Foundation

James Maxwell, MD

John Hurley, DDS

Fisherman’s Friend



For weather related closing information please click here.

Kenan Center is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization.