Three-Day Arena and Grounds Ticket Packages On Sale Monday, May 12

Three-Day Arena and Grounds Ticket Packages On Sale Monday, May 12, for the 57th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival, September 19-21, 2014

Full Weekend Arena Ticket Packages Start at $290,
Full Weekend Grounds Ticket Packages Are $125

Headliners Include Herbie Hancock, The Roots, Gary Clark Jr.,
Michael Feinstein, Christian McBride, Cecile McLorin Salvant,
Charles Lloyd, Jason Moran, Robert Glasper Experiment, Lisa Fischer, Marcus Miller, Booker T. Jones, Brian Blade & The Fellowship Band, Davina & The Vagabonds, Billy Childs, and Many More

Monterey, Calif,: May 8, 2014; Three-day Arena and Grounds Ticket Packages for the 57th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival, September 19–21 go on sale Monday, May 12. Tickets can be purchased online at montereyjazzfestival.org or by calling 888.248.6499.

The Festival features 500 artists, and more than 100 performances from iconic and emerging jazz artists, educational events, conversations, and exhibits on eight stages, for 30 hours of live music spanning two days and three nights, accompanied by an array of international cuisine and shopping on the oak-studded 20 acres of the Monterey County Fair & Event Center.

Full Weekend Arena Ticket Packages offer a reserved seat to each of the five concerts on the Jimmy Lyons Stage in the Arena (renewable annually) plus, access to the seven additional Grounds Stages, and all Festival activities.

Full Weekend Grounds Packages offer access to seven Grounds stages and activities, plus simulcasts of all Arena concerts in the Jazz Theater.

2014’s GRAMMY Award-winning lineup includes Arena headliners Herbie Hancock, The Roots, Gary Clark Jr., Michael Feinstein, Charles Lloyd Quartet, Booker T. Jones, Robert Glasper Experiment, Marcus Miller, Cecile 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.

Grounds Stages performers include Sangam with Charles Lloyd, Zakir Hussain and Eric Harland; Red Baraat, Cecile McLorin Salvant, Christian McBride Trio, Claudia Villela & Harvey Wainapel;
Sarah McKenzie Quartet, Melissa Aldana Crash Trio, SambaDa, Harold Mabern Trio, Billy Childs Quartet, Charles Lloyd-Gerald Clayton Duo;  The Philadelphia Experiment with Christian McBride, ?uestlove, Uri Caine and special guest Booker T. Jones; Blue Note Records 75th Anniversary Band with Ambrose Akinmusire, Chris Dave, Robert Glasper, Derrick Hodge & Lionel Loueke; Becca Stevens, John Hanrahan Quartet,  Aaron Diehl Quartet, Eric Harland Voyager, Habaneros, Commanders Jazz Ensemble, Pete Escovedo Orchestra with Peter Michael & Juan Escovedo; Jason Moran, Ana Popovic, Davina & The Vagabonds; Donald Brown Trio, Sourmash Hug Band,  Tony Monaco, Pamela Rose & Wayne De La Cruz; Daniel Rosenboom Quintet, Delfeayo & Ellis Marsalis; Ambrose Akinmusire Quintet, Harold Lopez-Nussa, Ben Flocks & Battle Mountain; Brian Blade & The Fellowship Band; Youn Sun Nah & Ulf Wakenius; Bari Koral, Geoffrey Keezer Trio, and top bands from the Next Generation Jazz Festival.

Also on sale are Full Weekend Premier Club hospitality passes, priced at $265. Benefits include a furnished setting offering closed-circuit Arena simulcasts, a no-host bar, complimentary food service and non-alcoholic beverages, live music, and private restrooms. Arena or Grounds Ticket purchase is required.

Single Day Arena and Daily Grounds Tickets go on sale June 26.

High resolution photos available at www.montereyjazzfestival.org/media/press-photos

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 For more information please contact:
Timothy Orr, Marketing Associate
Monterey Jazz Festival
Direct Line: 510.652.1122
Monterey Office: 831.373.3366
timorr@montereyjazzfestival.org
www.montereyjazzfestival.org

Monterey Jazz Festival Partners:
North Coast Brewing, Scheid Vineyards, Alaska Airlines, Yamaha
The Jazz Cruise
, Inns of Monterey, Macy’s, Hyatt Regency, Amoeba Music
KUSP 88
.9FM, Downbeat, Jazziz, JazzTimes, KSBW/Central Coast ABC
Gallien-Krueger, Remo, Zildjian, Big Sur Land Trust, Monterey Peninsula College, Monterey-Salinas Transit
Monterey Jazz Festival also receives support for its Jazz Education Programs from Arts Council for Monterey County, AT&T Foundation, Community Foundation of Monterey County, DAddario Music Foundation, Ella Fitzgerald Charitable Fund, 1st Capital Bank, Harden Foundation, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, James Irvine Foundation, Monterey Peninsula Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, David & Lucile Packard Foundation, Pebble Beach Company Foundation, Quest Foundation, Nancy Buck Ransom Foundation, Rotary International, Upjohn California Fund, Union Bank Foundation, Surdna Foundation, Wells Fargo Foundation, and generous individual contributors.

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