Al DiMeolaLegendary Festival Presents Gladys Knight, Al Jarreau & The George Duke Trio, Taj Mahal, Ann Hampton Callaway, Al Di Meola, Ramsey Lewis, Ahmad Jamal and More Saratoga Springs, N.Y. - Thousands of jazz fans from across the northeast will travel to Saratoga for the annual Freihofer's Saratoga Jazz Festival on Saturday, June 26 and Sunday, June 27.  The Festival, now in its 33rd year, is among the most popular events on SPAC's summer schedule. Renowned among jazz aficionados for the diversity of its lineup and idyllic setting in the Saratoga Spa State Park, this year's event will feature more than 20 performances by renowned and emerging artists on the Amphitheatre and Gazebo stages including Gladys Knight, Al Jarreau & the George Duke Trio, Taj Mahal, Al Di Meola, Ann Hampton Callaway and Stefon Harris & Blackout. Tickets are still available at, by calling 518-584-9330 or at the SPAC Box Office. "Jazz fans love our festival because the quality and diversity of the music is second to none. This year's schedule is one of our best in years.  From icons like Al Jarreau, a seven-time Grammy winner, to Gladys Knight, whose powerful vocals have put her at the top of the R&B charts time and again, to bona fide 'guitar hero' Al Di Meola, artists who have made an enormous impact on the music world will headline Saratoga's legendary festival," said Marcia J. White, SPAC's President & Executive Director. "Just as exciting are the rising stars we help fans 'discover' at our Festival. Some of the newest jazz talents that are generating a lot of buzz are saxophonist JD Allen, singer Alyssa Graham, trumpeter Mario Abney and bassist Linda Oh. Our Festival is a true celebration of jazz past, present and future," she added. "It is an event that people look forward to all year long."