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Monterey Jazz Festival
The Monterey Jazz Festival is the longest running jazz festival in the world. It is held annually on the 20-acre, oak-studded Monterey County Fairgrounds, located at 2000 Fairground Road in Monterey, California. This has been the site of the Festival since its inception in 1958. More than 500 top jazz artists perform throughout the weekend on 8 stages spread throughout the grounds. The Arena features 5 concerts throughout the Festival weekend. All Arena Seating is reserved seating, available with the purchase of Arena Packages or Single Day Arena Tickets. Arena Packages and Tickets also allow access to 7 additional Grounds stages and all Grounds activities at no extra cost. Grounds Stage Tickets include simulcasts of Arena concerts in the Jazz Theater and access to 6 additional Grounds stages and all Grounds activities
This year’s festival features Herbie Hancock, Leslie Odom, Jr., Joshua Redman, Branford Marsalis, Kenny Barron Trio, Jimmy Heath, Dee Dee Bridgewater and many more.