50th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival
From: Friday, September 21 2007, 11:00 am
to: Sunday, September 23 2007, 5:00 pm
The Monterey Jazz Festival is the longest running jazz festival in the world. It is held annually on the 20-acre, oak-studded Monterey Fairgrounds, located at 2000 Fairground Road in Monterey, California. This has been the site of the Festival since its inception in 1958.
More than 500 top jazz artists perform throughout the weekend on 9 stages spread throughout the grounds.
Outdoor stages include the Arena/Jimmy Lyons Stage, the Garden Stage, the Courtyard Stage, and the West Lawn Stage. Indoor stages include Lyons Lounge, the Night Club/Bill Berry Stage, Dizzy's Den, The Jazz Theater, and the
Coffee House Gallery.
From gate opening at 6:00 pm on Friday through Sunday night's closing concerts, the Monterey Jazz Festival offers 3 nights and 2 days of nonstop jazz entertainment.