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2018 Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival Ticket Sales Begin Nov. 6

November 02, 2017

Series and individual concert tickets for the University of Idaho’s Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival, held Feb. 23-24, 2018, will be available to purchase beginning Nov. 6 and Nov. 17, respectively.

 

Series tickets, which allow the purchaser to enjoy both nights of concerts at a discounted price, go on sale at 9 a.m. Monday, Nov. 6. Prices range from $50 for outer stand seats to $80 for club-level seating. Series ticket purchasers receive early seat selection and a $10 savings on individual concert ticket prices. Tickets for individual performances go on sale at 9 a.m. Friday, Nov. 17, and range from $30-$45.

 

This year’s festival, which is hosted by the nationally accredited Lionel Hampton School of Music in U of I’s College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences, will host thousands of music students from across the region. The evening shows will not only feature world-renown jazz artists but also highlight daytime student competition winners on the festival’s main stage.

 

Three-time Grammy nominee Joey DeFrancesco + the People will headline this year’s festival with a concert Saturday, Feb. 24. DeFrancesco’s use of a vintage Hammond B3 organ is credited with reinvigorating the jazz organ.

 

Tickets are available through the University of Idaho Ticket Office located in the ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center, by phone at 1-888-8-UIDAHO or online at www.uidaho.edu/ticketoffice.  Special youth series and student pricing is also available at http://www.uidaho.edu/class/jazzfest/tickets.

 

All evening concerts will be held starting at 7:30 p.m. in the Kibbie Dome with the lineup as follows:

 

Friday, Feb. 23 –      

Saturday, Feb. 24 – 

 

For more information on the 2017 festival, visit www.uidaho.edu/jazzfest, follow the festival on Facebook or call 208-885-5900. 

Media Contacts:
Vanessa Sielert
Educational Advisor, Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival
Director/Associate Professor, Lionel Hampton School of Music
208-885-6231
vanessas@uidaho.edu

 

Kathy Foss

Marketing and Communications Manager

College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences

208-885-6474

kfoss@uidaho.edu


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