The Arena lineup includes the Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club, the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra, vocal sensation Gregory Porter, Wayne Shorter, Bobby McFerrin, Bob James & David Sanborn, George Benson, artist-in-residence Joe Lovano, Diana Krall, and many more. Grounds artists include many of the arena artist plus Lou Donaldson, Carmen Lundy, Ravi Coltrane, Mary Stallings, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Cedar Walton, the top student groups from the 2013 Next Generation Jazz Festival, Dave Douglas, and many, many more.
Tickets are now on sale for both The Arena Concerts and the Grounds venues. Arena subscriptions include seats for all 5 Arena concerts and full access to all the Grounds venues. Grounds tickets are exclude access to the Arena shows and can be purchased by single days, or a full weekend pass. Arena Subscriptions include the rights to renew the same seats for next year's festival or upgrade to better seats, in advance of sales to the general public. Individual Arena Concert tickets will go on sale if openings exist after all weekend subscription requests have been filled. For full details on ticketing options and the full festival lineup, go to www.montereyjazzfestival.org.