Donor and Series Tickets on Sale Nov. 8 for 2011 Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival

Friday, November 5 2010


MOSCOW, Idaho – Donor and series tickets for the University of Idaho's 2011 Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival will go on sale Monday, Nov. 8. The festival, themed "Explorations of the Heart," takes place Feb. 23-26 in Moscow.

Series tickets prices for the evening concerts are as follows.
• Wednesday: $20
• Thursday: $25
• Friday and Saturday: Seats on the floor level are $34, center stands are $30 and outer stands are $25.

General admission tickets are available for purchase beginning Tuesday, January 4. Ticket prices are as follows:
• Wednesday: $25
• Thursday: $30
• Friday and Saturday: Seats on the floor level are $39, center stands are $34 and outer stands are $30.

College students from the University of Idaho, Washington State University and Lewis-Clark State College may purchase tickets for Wednesday evening for $7 each, and Thursday evening concert tickets are $12 each. Tickets for the Friday and Saturday concerts are general admission prices.

Tickets may be purchased at the ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center Ticket Office, by calling (208) 885-7212 or toll free 1-88-88-UIDAHO, or online at www.UItickets.com.

The festival’s student performances and artistic clinics are free and open to the public. Tickets to the Young Artist Concerts, held on three afternoons of the festival in the ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center, are $5 and available at the door.

For more information about the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival, visit www.uidaho.edu/jazzfest or call (208) 885-5900.
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About the University of Idaho
Founded in 1889, the University of Idaho is the state’s land-grant institution and its principal graduate education and research university, bringing insight and innovation to the state, the nation and the world. University researchers attract nearly $100 million in research grants and contracts each year. The University of Idaho is the only institution in the state to earn the prestigious Carnegie Foundation classification for high research activity. The student population of 12,302 includes first-generation college students and ethnically diverse scholars, who select from more than 130 degree options in the colleges of Agricultural and Life Sciences; Art and Architecture; Business and Economics; Education; Engineering; Law; Letters, Arts and Social Sciences; Natural Resources; and Science. The university also is charged with the statewide mission for medical education through the WWAMI program. The university combines the strength of a large university with the intimacy of small learning communities and focuses on helping students to succeed and become leaders. It is home to the Vandals, the 2009 Roady’s Humanitarian Bowl champions. For more information, visit www.uidaho.edu.




About the University of Idaho
The University of Idaho helps students to succeed and become leaders. Its land-grant mission furthers innovative scholarly and creative research to grow Idaho's economy and serve a statewide community. From its main campus in Moscow, Idaho, to 70 research and academic locations statewide, U-Idaho emphasizes real-world application as part of its student experience. U-Idaho combines the strength of a large university with the intimacy of small learning communities. It is home to the Vandals. For information, visit www.uidaho.edu.