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Office of Alumni Relations

2 East South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999


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Rootabaga Online Donations and Tickets

The Knox-Rootabaga Jazz Festival is a unique partnership that brings together Knox College, the Galesburg community, area musicians, music lovers and arts supporters. Few comparable cities can boast a jazz festival with such rich history and record of success. With your help, the Knox-Rootabaga Jazz Festival will continue to bring great music to your community.


Rootabaga offers a range of ticket options. The Festival Pass gives access to all events—Thursday night, Friday night, and mezzanine tickets to Saturday night. Tickets are also available for the individual performances:

Thursday night – $5.00
Friday night – $10.00
Saturday night – $20.00, Mezzanine
Saturday night – Free, Floor and Balcony, general admission

Donate to Rootabaga or purchase tickets.

Program Advertisements

If you choose to support the Knox-Rootabaga Jazz Festival as an advertising sponsor, you will reach more than 2,000 arts patrons with your message in the festival program, distributed at performances spanning three days. The festival draws audiences from Galesburg, Peoria, Bloomington, Quad Cities areas and beyond—giving your business visibility throughout the region. Design assistance is available on request, and a portion of your advertising payment is tax-deductible. Please join us in making this year’s festival possible by clicking on the Donate button at the bottom of this page. You will be able to choose the size ad for the program while donating to help defray the costs of the program. Program advertisements must be submitted by March 1, 2016, to complete the program on time. There is also an opportunity to purchase tickets to the Festival on the same page.


The planning, organization, and production of the Knox-Rootabaga Jazz Festival depends on dedicated volunteers and the thoughtful and generous support of individuals and businesses. You can join in supporting this year’s festival by clicking on the Donate button at the bottom of this page and use a MasterCard or Visa to give to our program. All individual donors will be recognized in the festival program, and all donations are tax-deductible. On that same page, you will be able to purchase a Festival Pass or tickets to specific events.

Primary Contact
Andrew Crawford
Director, Knox Jazz Combo
Knox College
Campus Box K44
Galesburg IL 61401