04/03/14

Lineup Announced for Monterey Jazz Festival, Sept. 19-21

Headliners include Hancock, Roots, Lloyd, Moran, Glasper

The lineup for the 57th annual Monterey Jazz Festival has been announced. The festival will take place September 19-21 at the Monterey County Fairgrounds & Event Center. The lineup includes Arena headliners Herbie Hancock, the Roots, Gary Clark Jr., Michael Feinstein, Charles Lloyd Quartet, Booker T. Jones, Robert Glasper Experiment, Marcus Miller, Cécile McLorin Salvant, Billy Childs with special guests Shawn Colvin, Lisa Fischer and Becca Stevens, Aaron Diehl Quartet, Jon Batiste & Stay Human, and the Next Generation Jazz Orchestra.

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A total of 98 shows and events will take place over 30 hours. Drummer Eric Harland will serves as the 2014 Artist-In-Residence, performing with the Charles Lloyd Quartet, his own group, Voyager; Sangam with Zakir Hussain and Charles Lloyd; and as a soloist with the Next Generation Jazz Orchestra.

The 2014 Commission Artist will be pianist Aaron Diehl, who will premiere his tribute to the pianist and MJF Artistic Director for 24 years, John Lewis, Three Streams of Expression.

TICKET INFORMATION AND MORE

New sales for Full Weekend Arena and Grounds Packages begin May 12. Arena
Packages start at $290 and offer a reserved seat to each of the concerts on the Jimmy Lyons Stage in the Arena (renewable annually); access to seven Grounds stages and all Festival activities. Full Weekend Grounds Packages start at $125, and offer access to seven Grounds stages and activities, plus simulcasts of all Arena concerts in the Jazz Theater.

Single Day Arena Tickets include a reserved seat (non-renewable) for the Arena shows on the day selected, and are $71 for Friday and $142 for Saturday or Sunday. Daily Grounds Tickets start as low as $45, and include access to seven Grounds stages and activities, plus simulcasts of all Arena concerts in the Jazz Theater. Single Day Arena and Grounds Tickets go on sale June 26.

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