04/07/12

Tickets on Sale for Monterey Jazz Festival

September event will be headlined by Bennett, Metheny, Spalding, many more

Tickets have gone on sale for the 55th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival, taking place September 21–23 at the Monterey Fairgrounds. Arena package tickets are on sale now at Monterey Jazz Festival or by calling 888.248.6499. According to the event's press release, "The festival features 500 artists, 90 performances on 8 stages and more, for 30 hours of live music over 2 days and 3 nights, accompanied by an array of international cuisine, shopping, arts exhibits, educational events, seminars and conversations with iconic and emerging jazz artists."

The festival lineup includes Esperanza Spalding, the Pat Metheny Unity Band, Tony Bennett, Bill Frisell, Melody Gardot, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Jack DeJohnette, the Eddie Palmieri Salsa Orchestra, Robert Randolph & the Family Band, Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band, and the Monterey Jazz Festival’s 55th Anniversary Celebration with Dee Dee Bridgewater, Christian McBride, Ambrose Akinmusire, Chris Potter, Benny Green, and Lewis Nash. Akinmusire is this year's Artist in Residence.

For a complete event details including the full list of performers, please visit Monterey Jazz Festival.

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