This year's Isthmus Jazz Fest on the Terrace takes place at the UW Memorial Union on June 20 and 21. All events, including Richard Davis' appearance with Willie Pickens, are free and open to the public. Acts perform on the Terrace unless noted otherwise, and they relocate to Der Rathskeller if there is rain.
Friday, June 20
High School All Stars, 4:30 p.m.
Caravan Gypsy Swing Ensemble, 6 p.m.
Joan Wildman Quartet, Fredric March Play Circle, 7 p.m.
Darren Sterud Orchestra, 8 p.m.
Madison Jazz Jam, Fredric March Play Circle, 9 p.m.
Madisalsa, 10 p.m.
Saturday, June 21
Madison College Big Band, noon
Edgewood Big Band, 1:30 p.m.
UW-Whitewater Big Band, 2:45 p.m.
Jan Wheaton, 4 p.m.
UW Jazz Orchestra with Vern Sielert, 6 p.m.
Richard Davis with Willie Pickens, Shannon Hall, Wisconsin Union Theater, 7:30 p.m.
Dave Stoler Trio, Fredric March Play Circle, 9 p.m.
Frank Catalano, 9:30 p.m.
New Breed Jam Session, Fredric March Play Circle, 10:45 p.m.
Jazz Personality of the Year
The 2014 Jazz Personality of the Year is bassist Nick Moran, who's been a central figure in the Madison jazz scene for over 20 years. He'll be honored before the Richard Davis concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 21, in the Wisconsin Union Theater.
[Editor's note: This schedule has been updated to note that UW Memorial Union's Der Rathskeller is the rain location for the Isthmus Jazz Festival.]