2013 Arena Artists

Artists listed below performed at the 56th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival, September 20-22, 2013.

Artists for the 57th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival, September 19-21, 2014, will be announced in early April.

Friday Night / 9.20.13

Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club
Featuring Omara Portuondo & Eliades Ochoa

Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra
New music commissioned in tribute to Dave Brubeck

Gregory Porter
The new voice in jazz

Saturday Afternoon / 9.21.13

George Benson*

The Gospel-Funk of
The Relatives

Saturday Night / 9.21.13

Bobby McFerrin: Spirityouall

Prism: Dave Holland, Kevin Eubanks, Craig Taborn, & Eric Harland

Joe Lovano-Dave Douglas Quintet: Sound Prints
Music inspired by and commissioned from Wayne Shorter

Sunday Afternoon / 9.22.13

Bob James & David Sanborn
Featuring Steve Gadd & James Genus

Next Generation Jazz Orchestra
Directed by Paul Contos
With Joe Lovano / 2013 Artist-In-Residence

Folsom High School Jazz Band I
from the 2013 Next Generation Jazz Festival

Sunday Night / 9.22.13

Diana Krall
Glad Rag Doll World Tour

Wayne Shorter Quartet*
Featuring Danilo Perez, John Patitucci, Brian Blade
80th birthday celebration

*National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master
NEA Jazz Masters Live is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest that celebrates the living legends who have made exceptional contributions to the advancement of jazz.

 

FULL WEEKEND ARENA PACKAGES

  • Priority reserved seating in the Arena for all 5 Jimmy Lyons Stage concerts, renewable and upgradeable annually
  • Access to 7 general admission Grounds Stages and all Grounds activities at no extra cost
  • Exclusive option to purchase on-site Fairgrounds Parking
  • Arena Package on sale date for 2014 will be announced soon.

SINGLE DAY ARENA TICKETS

  • Reserved seating (non-renewable) in the Arena for Jimmy Lyons Stage concerts on the day you select
  • Access to 7 general admission Grounds Stages
    and all Grounds activities at no extra cost
  • Single Day Arena Tickets on sale date for 2014 will be announced soon.

Festival Hours:
FRIDAY, 6:00 pm - Midnight
SATURDAY, 11:30 am - Midnight
SUNDAY, 11:00 am - 11:30 pm

Looking for Grounds Artists?
Go to the Grounds.

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