Monterey Jazz Festival 2021

September 24-26, 2021

Monterey, CA

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The Scene

Home to an area holding some of the biggest names in festival history, Monterey Jazz Festival was founded in 1958 by jazz DJ icon, Jimmy Lyons. The festival features dozens of acclaimed acts, well known jazz musicians and other rising stars in the industry to the Monterey County Fairgrounds. With over 60 years of bringing some of the best jazz to Monterey every year, festival attendees are sure to hear some of the best in classic jazz and witness the evolution of jazz music in today’s modern music culture scene.

2021 Artist Lineup
  • Christian Sands Group
  • George Benson
  • Giveton Gelin Quartet
  • Herbie Hancock
  • Immanuel Wilkins Quartet
  • Kandace Springs
  • Las Cafeteras
  • Ledisi
  • Miho Hazama and m_unit
  • Mimi Fox Organ Trio
  • Next Generation Jazz Orchestra
  • Next Generation Women in Jazz Combo
  • Pat Metheny Side-Eye
  • Terri Lyne Carrington + Social Science