2016 Monterey Jazz Festival

500 Artists / 110 Shows / 8 Stages / 3 Nights & 2 Days / September 16-18, 2016

Click here to see and download the MJF59 Performance Schedule as a PDF


Full Weekend Arena Packages include tickets for the same reserved seat in the Arena for all 5 shows on the Jimmy Lyons Stage over the Festival weekend, and access to all 7 Grounds Stages. There is 1 Arena concert on Friday Night, and 2 Arena concerts on both Saturday and Sunday.

The 7 Grounds Stages (3 outdoor and 4 indoor) of the Monterey Jazz Festival are scattered over the 20-acre Monterey County Fairgrounds. All Grounds Stage performances on Friday Night, Saturday and Sunday are general admission.

2016 Artist-In-Residence: Terri Lyne Carrington

2016 Showcase Artist: Joshua Redman

2016 Commission Artist: Wayne Shorter