Single-Day Arena Tickets On Sale Thursday, June 26 for the 57th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival, September 19-21, 2014

Single-Day Arena Tickets Start at $71,
Single-Day Grounds Tickets Start at $45

Headliners Include Herbie Hancock, The Roots, Gary Clark Jr., Michael Feinstein, Christian McBride, Cecile McLorin Salvant, Charles Lloyd, Jason Moran, Robert Glasper Experiment, Lisa Fischer, Marcus Miller, Booker T. Jones, Brian Blade & The Fellowship Band, Davina & The Vagabonds, Billy Childs, and Many More

Monterey, Calif, June 25, 2014; Single-Day Arena and Single-Day Grounds Tickets for the 57th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival, September 19–21 go on sale today, Thursday, June 26. Tickets can be purchased online at or by calling 888.248.6499.

The Festival features 500 artists, and more than 100 performances from iconic and emerging jazz artists on eight stages, spanning two days and three nights, accompanied by exhibits, presentations, educational events, and an array of international cuisine and shopping on the oak-studded 20 acres of the Monterey County Fair & Event Center.

Single-Day Arena Tickets include one reserved seat in the Arena for the day purchased and access to the other seven Grounds general admission stages. Single-Day Arena Tickets are $71 for Friday and $142 for Saturday or Sunday.

Single-Day Grounds Tickets include one Grounds ticket for the day purchased. This ticket includes access to seven general admission stages. Single Day Grounds Tickets are $45 for Friday and $55 for Saturday or Sunday. Youth and Military discounts are available.

Also on sale are Single-Day Premier Club Tickets starting at $65 for Friday, and $100 for Saturday or Sunday. The Premier Club has become the hospitality center for the Annual Monterey Jazz Festival. Guests enjoy a central Festival location to comfortably relax featuring complimentary catering by AQUA TERRA Culinary and non-alcoholic beverages, a no-host “top-shelf” bar, closed-circuit Arena simulcasts, and private restrooms. Arena or Grounds Ticket purchase is required. Full Weekend Premier Club hospitality passes are priced at $265.

Lineup for the 57th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival, September 19-21, 2014

Artist-In-Residence: Eric Harland
Showcase Artist: Charles Lloyd
Commission Artist: Aaron Diehl

ARENA ARTISTS ● Friday, September 19
Herbie Hancock, Robert Glasper Experiment with special guest Jason Moran, Cecile McLorin Salvant

GROUNDS ARTISTS ● Friday, September 19
Dizzy’s Den: Sangam with Charles Lloyd, Zakir Hussain and Eric Harland; Red Baraat
Night Club: Cecile McLorin Salvant, Christian McBride Trio; Claudia Villela & Harvey Wainapel
Garden Stage Presented by Alaska Airlines: Sarah McKenzie Quartet, Melissa Aldana Crash Trio, SambaDa
Coffee House: Harold Mabern Trio (3 sets)

ARENA ARTISTS ● Saturday, September 20
The Roots, Billy Childs with special guests Shawn Colvin, Lisa Fischer and Becca Stevens; Aaron Diehl Quartet; Gary Clark Jr., Booker T. Jones; Davina & The Vagabonds

GROUNDS ARTISTS ● Saturday, September 20
Dizzy’s Den: Billy Childs Quartet; Charles Lloyd-Gerald Clayton Duo; The Philadelphia Experiment with Christian McBride, ?uestlove, Uri Caine and special guest Booker T. Jones; Blue Note Records 75th Anniversary Band with Ambrose Akinmusire, Kendrick Scott, Robert Glasper, Derrick Hodge & Lionel Loueke; Becca Stevens, John Hanrahan Quartet, DownBeat Blindfold Test with Lionel Loueke
Night Club: Aaron Diehl Quartet, Eric Harland Voyager, Habaneros, USAF Commanders Jazz Ensemble, CSU Long Beach "Pacific Standard Time"; SFJAZZ High School All-Stars Orchestra
Garden Stage Presented by Alaska Airlines: Pete Escovedo Orchestra with Peter Michael & Juan Escovedo; Jason Moran, Ana Popovic, Davina & The Vagabonds, Red Baraat
Coffee House: Donald Brown Trio (3 sets); Sarah McKenzie Quartet; Panel Discussion: Blue Note Records at 75: The Most Enduring Jazz Brand of All Time with Robert Glasper, Jason Moran, Bobby Hutcherson, and Don Was, hosted by Ashley Kahn; Panel Discussion: Remembering Two Piano Masters: Mulgrew Miller & James Williams with Donald Brown, Geoffrey Keezer and Harold Mabern, hosted by Ashley Kahn
West Lawn: Sourmash Hug Band (2 sets)

ARENA ARTISTS ● Sunday, September 21
Michael Feinstein with special guests Russell Malone & Harry Allen and the Next Generation Jazz Orchestra; Charles Lloyd Quartet with Jason Moran, Rueben Rogers, & Eric Harland; Marcus Miller; Jon Batiste & Stay Human; Next Generation Jazz Orchestra

GROUNDS ARTISTS ● Sunday, September 21
Dizzy’s Den: Eric Harland Voyager, Tony Monaco, Pamela Rose & Wayne De La Cruz; Daniel Rosenboom Quintet; Discussion: Celebrating the Great American Songbook with Michael Feinstein, moderated by Ashley Kahn
Night Club: Delfeayo & Ellis Marsalis; Ambrose Akinmusire Quintet; Folsom High School Combo; Folsom High School Jazz Choir I; Valencia High School Vikings “Two N’ Four”; Westlake High School Jazz Ensemble I; Buchanan High School Big Band; Monterey County High School All-Star Band; Monterey County High School Honor Vocal Jazz Ensemble
Garden Stage Presented by Alaska Airlines: Harold Lopez-Nussa, Ben Flocks & Battle Mountain; Brian Blade & The Fellowship Band; Youn Sun Nah & Ulf Wakenius; University of Miami Frost Concert Jazz Band; Northgate High School Big Band
Coffee House: Geoffrey Keezer Trio (2 sets); Bari Koral; Tucson Jazz Institute “Concord” Combo; USC Thornton School of Music Honors Combo
West Lawn: Minor Thirds Trio (2 sets)

Jazz on Film: Legends of the Tenor Saxophone: Charles Lloyd: Arrows Into Infinity; Jeremy Siskind & Friends on the Yamaha AvantGrand on the Courtyard Stage; Arena Simulcasts in The Jazz Theater; Coffee House Gallery Exhibits: Blue Note Records:  75 Years of Excellence; Earl Newman: 50 Years of Monterey Jazz Festival Posters

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For more information please contact:

Timothy Orr, Marketing Associate
Monterey Jazz Festival
Direct Line: 510.652.1122
Monterey Office: 831.373.3366

Monterey Jazz Festival Partners:
North Coast Brewing, Scheid Vineyards, Alaska Airlines, Yamaha
The Jazz Cruise
, Inns of Monterey, Macy’s, Hyatt Regency, Amoeba Music
.9FM, DownBeat, Jazziz, JazzTimes, KSBW/Central Coast ABC
Gallien-Krueger, Remo, Zildjian, Big Sur Land Trust, Monterey Peninsula College
Monterey-Salinas Transit
, Monterey Regional Airport
Monterey Jazz Festival also receives support for its Jazz Education Programs from Arts Council for Monterey County, AT&T Foundation, Community Foundation of Monterey County, DAddario Music Foundation, 1st Capital Bank, Harden Foundation, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, James Irvine Foundation, Monterey Peninsula Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, David & Lucile Packard Foundation, Pebble Beach Company Foundation, Quest Foundation, Rotary International, Upjohn California Fund, Surdna Foundation, Wells Fargo Foundation, and generous individual contributors.