Monterey Jazz Festival 2018
Multiple dates from Friday, September 21st to Sunday, September 23rd
The 61st Annual Monterey Jazz Festival
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Headliners Include Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis,
Norah Jones with Brian Blade & Chris Thomas, Jon Batiste with the Dap-Kings, Dianne Reeves, Charles Lloyd & the Marvels with Lucinda Williams,
and Many Others
MJF Presents Tributes to Geri Allen, Ray Brown, and Michael Brecker
Three-day Arena and Grounds Ticket Packages for the 61st Annual Monterey Jazz Festival, September 21-23 go on sale Tuesday, May 1. Tickets can be purchased online at montereyjazzfestival.org or by calling 888.248.6499.
The Festival will feature over 120 performances from iconic and emerging jazz artists, educational events, conversations, films, and exhibits on eight stages, for 30 hours of live music spanning two days and three nights, accompanied by an array of 75 vendors selling international cuisine and merchandise on the oak-studded 20 acres of the Monterey County Fair & Event Center.
The Artists-in-Residence for MJF61 will be Tia Fuller and Ingrid Jensen. Oscar Hernández & the Spanish Harlem Orchestra will debut the 2018 commission piece, and NEA Jazz Master recipient Dianne Reeves will be the Showcase Artist, performing four times over the weekend, including the premiere of a new Brazilian project with Reeves’ guitarist, Romero Lubambo will be assembling with special guests for the Monterey appearance.
The event runs from 6:00pm to 11:00pm on the following dates.
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