2018 Monterey Jazz Festival


500 Artists / 120+ Shows / 8 Stages / 3 Nights & 2 Days / September 21-23, 2018

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.


2018 Artists-in-Residence: Tia Fuller and Ingrid Jensen

2018 Showcase Artist: Dianne Reeves

2018 Commission Artist: Oscar Hernández & the Spanish Harlem Orchestra