(BELLEVUE, Wash.) – The Bellevue Downtown Association today announced the featured lineup for the 2010 Bellevue Jazz Festival presented by First Tech Credit Union at the Theatre at Meydenbauer Center, June 3-6. Festival packages and individual tickets go on sale March 11 at
2010 FEATURED ARTISTS:
Terence Blanchard Quintet
The Bad Plus
Bill Charlap and Renee Rosnes plus Sachal Vasandani Quartet Seattle
Repertory Jazz Orchestra also featuring the Bellevue Jazz Festival
Celebrating its third year, the Bellevue Jazz Festival will also stage more than 30 free performances and jam sessions led by top regional artists at venues throughout Downtown Bellevue; the artists and schedule will be announced in April. All ticketed featured artist performances will be at the Theatre at Meydenbauer Center.
TICKETS AND PACKAGES:
Tickets will go on sale March 11 at www.bellevuejazz.com. Tickets may also be purchased by phone (800-838-3006) or at the Brown Paper Tickets box office at Meydenbauer Center in Downtown Bellevue.
Discounted ALL ACCESS and SATURDAY MARQUEE ticket packages also go on sale March 11 and offer up to a 30 percent savings. The ALL ACCESS Package ($119) includes premium seating to all featured performances, plus entry to a private festival reception. The SATURDAY MARQUEE Package ($59) includes premium seating to both featured shows on Saturday, June 5.
Student discounts are available for all individual shows.
FEATURED ARTIST SCHEDULE:
Thursday, June 3, 2010: 7:00 p.m. Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra, also featuring Bellevue Jazz Festival Rising Stars (tickets: $10-$20) Friday, June 4, 2010: 7:00 p.m.: The Bad Plus (tickets: $20-$30) Saturday, June 5, 2010: 2:00 p.m. Pat Martino (tickets: $20-$30); 8:00 p.m. Terence
Blanchard Quintet (tickets: $40-$50) Sunday, June 6: 2:00 p.m. Bill Charlap and Renee Rosnes plus Sachal Vasandani Quartet (tickets: $30-$40)
The Bellevue Jazz Festival is produced by the Bellevue Downtown Association, a non-profit, member-based organization charged with leading the evolution of Downtown Bellevue as the economic and cultural heart of the Eastside. 2010 Festival sponsors are First Tech Credit Union, the City of Bellevue, Microsoft, 4Culture and KPLU 88.5.