Summer Solstice Jazz Festival needs volunteers

Summer Solstice Jazz Festival

By volunteering, you’ll get a behind the scenes look at the festival and receive a festival t-shirt. A parking pass will also be provided.

Volunteer roles include:

  • Set Up
  • Staffing the Info/Merch Tent
  • Bucket Brigade
  • Artist Check-In/Green Room Monitor
  • Founders’ Stage Assistant
  • Education Stage Assistant
  • General Operations Support

Descriptions of each role are available on the sign up form.

The JAMM Scholarship Band led by Doug Fritch performs on Saturday, June 24th at 2:30 at this year’s East Lansing Summer Solstice Jazz Festival.

Come on down to downtown East Lansing on Friday, June 23rd, Saturday June 24th & Sunday June 25th! The Festival needs Volunteers–please sign up! Visit for more info.

14th Annual JAMM Tribute & Livestream was a huge success!


Mike’s significant contribution to Jazz in Mid-Michigan:

Orquesta Ritmo Band Leader, Lansing’s personal Cuban/Latin-music connection,

Founding Member of JAMM, Former Board Member, Volunteer, has played with every single musician in Mid-Michigan, has provided countless hours of great singing, guitar and bongo playing for all us us to dance and be merry!

Linda’s significant contribution to JAMM:

JAMM Photographer, Former Board Member, Volunteer, and, as the Ingham County Health Officer, she advised JAMM on the latest policies to keep all of us jazz cats healthy and safe during Covid!

View the Livestream

JAMM is accepting donations in any amount to support the Livestream of the 14th Annual JAMM Tribute.

Honoring: Mike Eyia and Linda Vail
Sunday, April 23, 2023
The Urban Beat, 1213 Turner St. Old Town Lansing
Click here to learn more about Mike and Linda

Featuring:  The JAMM Scholarship Band, JAMM All-Star Tribute Band, Ritmo, additional musical surprises

For additional information, contact:

14th Annual JAMM Tribute Poster