Tickets are now on sale for the University of Idaho’s 47th Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival, set for Feb. 19-22. Prices range from $25-$50 per night and special discounts as low as $7 for youth and college students in the quad cities area. Tickets may be purchased at the ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center Ticket Office by calling (208) 885-7212, toll free 1-88-88-UIDAHO or online at the ticket office.
The Feb. 19 opening night concert will feature NEA Jazz Master Benny Golson, Ken Peplowski, Grace Kelly with the All-Star Quartet featuring Josh Nelson, Shawn Conley, Bruce Forman and Kevin Kanner, and the Lionel Hampton School of Music Jazz Band 1 in the Student Union Building Ballroom.
The Feb. 20 evening concerts will feature the Ken Peplowski and Terell Stafford Septet, NEA Jazz Master Sheila Jordan with the All-Star Trio, and Geoffrey Keezer.
The Feb. 21 evening concerts will feature Groove for Thought, Rene Marie and the Yellowjackets.
The Feb. 22 evening concerts will feature the Lionel Hampton Jazz Youth Orchestra with special guests Jason Marsalis, NEA Jazz Master Benny Golson, followed by the NEA Jazz Master Eddie Palmieri Latin Jazz Septet.
For more information, visit Idaho Jazz Festival.