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Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour

Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour

This March get down with The Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour as it stops at UCSB this Apr 8 at 8 p.m. for a rockin’ blues concert. Get a taste of the upcoming Monterey Jazz Festival with select artists and musicians performing their iconic jazz pieces. A ticket to this tour is a great way to get your jazz and blues fix until the big event in September. Continue reading for more details about the concert, actual festival and nearby Inn at East Beach.


About the Concert

Get a sneak peek at one of the world’s largest jazz festivals (the Monterey Jazz Festival) this month with the Monterey Jazz Festival Tour concert. Although the actual Monterey Jazz Festival is held in late September, artists from the event are touring across the country now to give locals a glimpse at what the festival will entail. One of their stops? The University of California Santa Barbara on Apr 8. Starting at 8 p.m., this concert will feature artists like Cécile McLorin Salvant, Bria Skonberg and Melissa Aldana. The Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour is a knockout show that showcases award-winning young jazz artists. Throughout the concert, expect a combination of original songs and classic jazz tunes.


Tickets to Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour

The show will take place at the University of California Santa Barbara’s Campbell Hall.  Tickets range in price from $35 – $55 for regular admission. If you need handicap accommodations, special seating is available! Be sure to look at Campbell Hall’s seating chart before you purchase your tickets. Arts & Lectures patrons can purchase an open-ended evening (5pm) and weekend parking permits from the ticket office for $4. Take a look at the campus map here!


Stay at the Nearby Inn at East Beach 

After a night of smooth jazz, get some R&R at the nearby Inn at East Beach. It’s a beautiful property near the University of California Santa Barbara. And along with the property’s convenient location, it also offers an outdoor pool, stylish furniture and on-site bike rentals. At Inn at East Beach, you will stay well- and well within your budget!


So, What’s the Monterey Jazz Festival?

It’s one of the largest jazz festivals with over 500 artists. Voted “World’s Best Jazz Festival” six times, nonstop performances will take place on eight stages for three nights. The concert venue offers the perfect backdrop with more than 20 acres of majestic forest grounds. In addition to the live performances, there will also be film features, artist meet and greets, refreshments and shopping. With past performers like Norah Jones and Gerald Clayton, the Monterey Jazz Festival is known for bringing in the best of the best each year. This year’s 62nd festival is September 27 – 29 and you can view the complete 2019 calendar of events here.


Talented artists are bringing the jazz directly to Santa Barbara, now all you have to do is attend! Make it a weekend getaway with a night or two spent at the nearby Inn at East Beach.



The Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour
Where: UCSB Campbell Hall | Building 538, University of California, Santa Barbara, Mesa Rd, Santa Barbara, CA 93106
Apr 8 | 8 p.m.


Inn at East Beach
Whatever makes your ideal California weekend getaway, the Inn at East Beach Hotel in Santa Barbara is here to help you stay well- and well within your budget! 1029 Orilla Del Mar, Santa Barbara, CA 93103. 805.965.0546