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LeRoy Downs hosts the 57th Monterey Jazz Festival Sept 19th – 21st!!

by on Sep.14, 2014, under Events

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57th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival

The Place to be in the West where it all comes together. The line-up this year is CRAZY STUPID!!!! So much good music that you will be guaranteed not to sleep this weekend!!! A Celebration of the best music on the planet, JAZZ and you NEED to be here!!!! What could be better than 3 days in the beautiful Monterey Peninsula with the BEST in the music!!! You really can’t afford not to come. Whatever it takes!!! This will be an experience that you will treasure for an eternity!!!!!

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Streaming Live From the Festival

Friday, September 19


7-8:15pm Gilberto & Getz Claudia Villela & Harvey Wainapel 

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8:45-10pm Christian McBride Trio NIGHT CLUB

8:50-10pm Robert Glasper Experiment With special guest Jason Moran JIMMY LYONS STAGE

Saturday September 20

1-1:50pm Davina & The Vagabonds JIMMY LYONS STAGE

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8:30-9:30pm Eric Harland Voyager NIGHT CLUB

10-11pm Aaron Diehl Quartet NIGHT CLUB

Sunday Night September 21

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2-3pm Jon Batiste & Stay Human JIMMY LYONS STAGE

6:30-8pm Ambrose Akinmusire Quintet NIGHT CLUB

8:30-10pm Delfeayo Marsalis Quartet with Ellis Marsalis NIGHT CLUB


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It has been such a pleasure to be your host for so many years at Monterey so, let’s do it again!!!!

LD on Stage in Monterey



Friday Night in Dizzy’s Den

Sangam 7:30p


 Red Baraat 9:30p

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Saturday Night Dizzy’s Den

The Philadelphia Experiment 7:15pm

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Featuring Booker T



Charles Lloyd Gerald Clayton Duo 9pm

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 Billy Childs Quartet 10:45p

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Sunday Night  – The Night Club Stage 

******** STREAMING LIVE!!!!!!***********

Ambrose Akinmusire 6:30p


Delfeayo Marsalis Quartet with Ellis Marsalis 8:30pm

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This is not the entire line-up. YES, if you can believe it, there is so much more!!!

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 Clip from last years stream with Lou Donaldson

The entire festival is going to be outstanding with a well crafted line-up of extraordinary “Jazz Musicians”! Come to Monterey for the weekend and spend some time with us. I will be over at Dizzy’s Den and the Night Club so make sure to stop by,  say hello and enjoy the MUSIC!!!!!!

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See you here!!!!!


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