Monterey Jazz Festival Single Day Arena Tickets
On Sale June 28, 2012
Arena Artists Include Tony Bennett, Esperanza Spalding, Pat Metheny Unity Band, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Melody Gardot, Robert Randolph & the Family Band, Jack DeJohnette, Bill Frisell, Eddie Palmieri Salsa Orchestra, Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band, Monterey Jazz Festival On Tour 55th Anniversary Celebration with Dee Dee Bridgewater, Christian McBride, Ambrose Akinmusire, Chris Potter, Benny Green, and Lewis Nash
June 26, 2012; Monterey, CA; Single Day Arena Tickets for the Monterey Jazz Festival go on sale Thursday, June 28 at 9 a.m. PST.
Friday’s Single Day Arena Tickets are $66 and include three Arena performances and 13 additional Grounds performances and activities on seven stages. Saturday or Sunday’s Single Day Arena Tickets are $132 and include five Arena performances and more than 30 additional shows and activities on seven stages each day.
Performing in the Arena on Friday, September 21 is Eddie Palmieri Salsa Orchestra, Melody Gardot, and Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band.
Performing in the Arena on Saturday, September 22 is Tony Bennett; the Jack DeJohnette Special Trio featuring Pat Metheny & Christian McBride; Bill Frisell’s Beautiful Dreamers Meets the 858 Quartet; Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue; and Robert Randolph & the Family Band.
Performing in the Arena on Sunday, September 23 is Esperanza Spalding; Pat Metheny Unity Band with Chris Potter, Antonio Sanchez, and Ben Williams; the Monterey Jazz Festival On Tour 55th Anniversary Celebration with Dee Dee Bridgewater, Christian McBride, Ambrose Akinmusire, Chris Potter, Benny Green, Lewis Nash; the Next Generation Jazz Orchestra, directed by Paul Contos with Ambrose Akinmusire; and the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts Big Band.
Single Day Arena Tickets may be purchased by phone at 888.248.6499 and on the Monterey Jazz Festival’s Web site, www.montereyjazzfestival.org.
Also on sale now are Arena Package Tickets, offering a reserved seat to all 13 concerts on the Arena/Jimmy Lyons Stage (renewable annually), and access to 78 different shows and activities on seven Grounds Stages.
Full Weekend Grounds Tickets start at $125. Daily Grounds Tickets are priced as low as $40, and provide access to seven Grounds Stages. Grounds Tickets do not provide Arena access.
For more information, high-resolution pictures and interview opportunities please contact:
Timothy Orr, Marketing Associate
Monterey Jazz Festival
Direct Line: 510.652.1122
Monterey Office: 831.373.3366