Jazz at the Creek 2022

By Mandate Project Impact Inc (other events)

2 Dates Through Sep 04, 2022

ADVANCE  ONLINE SALES ENDS 1:00PM on the day of Saturday/Sunday concerts.
MUST BE 21 years or older to attend.

11th Annual Jazz at the Creek "We Are One"
Labor Day Weekend September 3rd and 4th 2022

Nothing can compare to the intimate open air experience and energized performances from our roster of jazz artists coming to the stage in 2022!

Labor Day Weekend Lineup:

Saturday, September 3rd, 2:00pm-7:00pm
Pieces of a Dream - Headliner
SHOWCASE: David P. Stevens, Lin Rountree, Reggie Codrington
OPENING: Erin Stevenson

Sunday, September 4th, 2:00pm-7:00pm
Will Downing - Headliner
SHOWCASE: Avery*Sunshine
OPENING: Christopher Lincoln White

Your weekend  hosts:
92.5 on-air Personality KELLY COLE and….
88.3 on-air Personality JOHN PHILLIPS

We will see You, You and YOU at the CREEK!!!!!

Check out all the merchandise and food vendors before the concert. 

Market Creek Plaza Amphitheater
310 Euclid Ave, San Diego CA 92114

You don't want to miss these 2 days packed with STELLAR PARFORMANCES amazing FOOD & UPSCALE VENDORS!

Benefitting Mandate Project Impact's YOUTH EMPLOYMENT TRAINING Program.

In a city where the majority of jazz concerts take place indoors at clubs, hotels, libraries and the like; or at very large outdoor arenas and concert venues; Jazz at the Creek offers an intimate outdoor setting along the banks of Chollas Creek in the beautiful Market Creek Amphitheater, where the stage is set into the creek bed. Great food, people, jazz music and the outdoors merge to bring an unforgettable experience!

For the patron that seeks a VIP experience second to none reserve your seats!!! Our premium services are extended to our dining VIP Dinner/Concert patrons, where our wait staff will take your beverage orders at your seat.

General Admission:  $65 Advance / $75 At the Door

SOLD OUT - VIP Dinner/Concert Package for One: Stage Level -  $150 Advance / $160 At the Door
Please advise if you desire Vegetarian Plate, Chicken Plate, or Beef Plate. 
Dinner courses begin to be served at 4:00pm.

SOLD OUT - VIP Dinner/Concert Package for One: Terrace -  $125 Advance / $135 At the Door
Please advise if you desire Vegetarian Plate, Chicken Plate, or Beef Plate. 
Dinner courses begin to be served at 4:00pm.

Jazz Pass (2-Day Pass for One) - General Admission: $120.00 Advance
(ID Required) You will receive One (1) ticket for Jazz Pass.
Available for sale until 12:00AM September 3, 2022

[Photo Gallery BELOW - Artists & Seating Views]

Unique on the San Diego jazz scene in setting as well as purpose, this outstanding new generation of jazz, Jazz at the Creek has ignited the interest of international artists and jazz enthusiasts alike, each and every year, drawing crowds from across San Diego County, Southern California and neighboring states.

This series brings Jazz with PURPOSE:

  • Celebrating FIRST RESPONDERS
  • It affords an opportunity for those who are community involved, as well as jazz enthusiasts in general, to come together in a multicultural setting where they can socialize and network as they enjoy great music.
  • Subsidized tickets are provided to pre-selected community residents who might not otherwise be able to attend an event of this calibur.
  • Interns in MPI's Mentorship/Internship Program gain real-life working experience throughout; learning first-hand what it takes to produce a major concert, as they train to become next-generation entertainment industry professionals.

Open at 1:00 p.m. Merchandise, food, and information vendors:

  • Paving Great Futures (C.H.A.M.P.) (taco bar and open alcoholic and nonalcoholic drinks)
  • The Original Mommie Helen's Bakery (old fashioned home baked pies & cakes)
  • Chicken Shack On Wheels (fried chicken & fish, gator, shrimp, lobster,
    frog legs, oysters, calamari, loaded fries, onion rings, okra)
  • Dru'z BBQ & Catering (ribs, pulled pork, brisket, nachos, baked beans, dirty rice, coleslaw)
  • Diva's Way (upscale women's clothing & hats)
  • Stoned Out Jewelry (original designed jewelry, clothing)
  • Sew Forgiven Boutique (skincare, homeware, accessories, upscaled clothing)
  • Ne Ne Collectibles Boutique (Handcrafted jewelry, fashion, mugs, cards)
  • PJ Hat's (hats, afro centric tote bags, jewelry)
  • Knighten's Handbags & Accessories (designer handbags, clothing, accessories)
  • Natural Beauty Designs (Afro rhinestone T-shirts, handmade patchwork jackets, black art)
  • John Street Jewelry (custom made men & women's jewelry)
  • Tonnie's Treats (candied pecans - regular or spicy)
  • Lenie's Gift (hand made: tote, shoe, & trash bags; kitchen & household items, blankets)
  • Look of Distinction (Men''s: Italian silk neck wear, Afro-Centric bow tie & ascot, shirts & accessories)
  • Western & Southern Life Insurance (financial service info) - SATURDAY ONLY
  • Zenith Solar (solar information) - SUNDAY ONLY
  • Em-Brace-Let / Ethnicity's Unique Boutique (Handmade jewelry & T-shirts / Cultural clothing)
  • Something Joli (jewelry & accessories)
  • Dreamstyle Remodeling (windows, bathrooms, doors)

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Please comment on our website page:  Jazz at the Creek FEEDBACK or Facebook page.

***Jazz at the Creek is part of Mandate Project Impact Inc. programming working in collaboration with M.A.N.D.A.T.E. Records, Inc.

MUSIC IS UNIVERSAL, it calms the SPIRIT and feeds the SOUL. In everything WE do, we do it for you, our faithful SPONSORS, COMMUNITY PARTNERS, PATRONS and the ARTISTS that grace our stages at the CREEK year after year.

THANK YOU TO ALL OUR SPONSORS: City of San Diego, County of San Diego, SDG&ESycuan Resort CasinoPayne Pest Management, GEICO, San Diego Urban League, The San Diego Voice & Viewpoint, Higher Learning Academy, Wells Fargo Bank, Walmart, Jacobs Center for Neighborhood InnovationComerica Bank, Jackson & Associates, Mandate Project Impact, M.A.N.D.A.T.E. Records,


MUST BE 21 years or older to attend.

Outside food and beverages, and animals are not allowed inside the venue.

Food, beverages and upscale vendor wares are available for purchase at the Amphitheater starting when the doors open at 1:00pm. 

The Venue - amphitheater has concrete, stepped seating with grassy areas where you may sit your fold-out chairs. No umbrellas are allowed; there are overhead tarp sails blocking some of the sun. We encourage you to arrive early to get best shade.

Easy access via public transportation is available. The Euclid Trolley Station is situated at the Plaza; simply walk across the parking lot to the Amphitheater.

Parking is available behind the Jacobs Center at 404 Euclid Ave, San Diego, CA 92114 (when parking behind the Jacobs Center, walk across the red walk-bridge to the Amphitheater). DO NOT PARK IN FOOD 4 LESS LOT


Mailing Address

3645 Ruffin Rd Ste 200 San Diego, CA 92123-1875