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2019 Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival Tickets Go On Sale Nov. 5

November 01, 2018

MOSCOW, Idaho — Nov. 1, 2018 — Series and individual concert tickets for the University of Idaho’s Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival, held Feb. 22-23, 2019, will be available to purchase beginning Nov. 5 and Nov. 16, 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. 5. 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. 16, and range from $30-$45.

This year’s festival, which is hosted by the 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-renowned jazz artists but also highlight daytime student competition winners on the festival’s main stage.

Two of the industry’s best big bands – the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, a multiple Grammy Award-winning 16-piece orchestra, and the New Lionel Hampton Big Band featuring Jason Marsalis on vibes and special guest Antonia Bennett – will headline the 2019 festival.

Tickets are available through the University of Idaho Ticket Office in the ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center, by phone at 1-888-8-UIDAHO or online at Special youth series and student pricing is also available at

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

Friday, Feb. 22, 2019 

Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019

For more information on the 2019 festival, visit, follow the festival on Facebook or call 208-885-5900.

Media note: Photos of the artists are available for download at:


Media Contact

Josh Skinner
Manager, Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival
480-862-9011 (cell)

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