Monterey Jazz Festival Tickets
Monterey Jazz Festival Tickets
For more than 60 years, the Monterey Jazz Festival has been attracting music lovers from all over the world. Founded in 1958 and now one of the longest-running music festivals in the world, the three-day event continues to attract knockout lineups year after year. One of the most talked-about musical happenings on the West Coast, alongside Coachella and Outside Lands, the Monterey Jazz Festival will return to the Monterey County Fairgrounds & Event Center in 2019 (Sept. 27-29), featuring more than 500 artists across eight stages. Last year, more than 37,000 fans rolled through the gates to see the likes of Thornetta Davis, Wynton Marsalis, Hubert Laws, Jon Batiste, the Katie Thiroux Trio, and many more. Join the fun; grab your Monterey Jazz Festival tickets at StubHub.
The very first Monterey Jazz Festival was held in 1958, and the lineup featured iconic artists like Billie Holiday, Dizzy Gillespie and Louis Armstrong. Since that incredibly successful inaugural event, the Monterey Jazz Festival has gone on to be one of the longest-running music festivals in the world, and this beloved festival is now an enduring tradition in the jazz world. Fans from all over the world flock to beautiful Monterey, Calif., to indulge in sunshine, surf, and great jazz. Over the decades, the biggest names in jazz have stepped out on stage at the Monterey Jazz Festival, including jazz icons like Duke Ellington, Count Basie, BB King, Oscar Peterson, Miles Davis, and many more. To this day, the biggest stars in the jazz, soul, and R&B scenes are featured on the lineups for the Monterey Jazz Festival, and you just might be able to catch some of your favorite artists in action here at this iconic festival! If you love great jazz music, there is really only one festival to attend every year — the Monterey Jazz Festival. For more than six decades, the Monterey Jazz Festival has been a favorite amongst music lovers all over the world, and it has become a widely beloved tradition in the music world.
For three days this September, some of your very favorite jazz artists will be taking the stage at the iconic Monterey Jazz Festival. The 2019 lineup will showcase Artists-in-Residence Allison Miller and Derrick Hodge. A New York-based drummer/composer/teacher, Miller has been named “Rising Star Drummer” and “Top 20 Jazz Drummers” in DownBeat Magazine’s acclaimed Critics Poll. The two-time Grammy Award-winning bassist and Blue Note Recording Artist Hodge attended Temple University and was the first jazz major to participate in their Symphony Orchestra and New Music Chamber Orchestra. His wide range of accomplishments include arrangements for Nas with the National Symphony Orchestra, Common and Kanye West. Hodge has won two R&B Grammys with the Robert Glasper Experiment, and co-produced albums with Quincy Jones and Don Was. The rest of the 2019 lineup will be announced soon.
Since its inception in 1958, the Monterey Jazz Festival has been a nonprofit organization. Every year, the festival donates its proceeds to music education.
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