This year's edition of the downtown-dominating festival has its obvious standouts, like Wynton Marsalis, Wayne Shorter, the Brubeck Brothers and Trombone Shorty. But there are many more interesting artists to catch up on and more adventurous music to experience.
* Cinemania screens burlesque comedy in NDG Park
* 4 cool indie rock/post-punk bands at l’Escogriffe
* 3 cool electronic/synth-pop bands at Playhouse
* DJ XL5 Helluva Zappin’ Party at Fantasia
* Mad Decent/Fool’s Gold DJs at Tokyo