Member sale begins 2 p.m. 4/29 for Herbie Hancock and Chucho Valdés

Tickets for the 2013 Stanford Jazz Festival go on sale to the public onMonday, May 6, and the entire lineup for the Festival will be announced on Tuesday, April 23.

But in the meantime, we’re proud to give you a sneak peek at two of the amazing artists we’ll present at Stanford University’s new Bing Concert Hall this summer: Herbie Hancock and Chucho Valdés!

SJW members can purchase tickets for these two great concerts during an exclusive pre-sale period that starts on Monday, April 29, at 2:00 p.m..

Pre-sale schedule:

  • Monday, April 22: Tickets for Herbie Hancock and Chucho Valdés on sale to SJW Inner Circle Members
  • Monday, April 29: Tickets for Herbie Hancock and Chucho Valdés on sale to all SJW Members
  • Monday, May 6: Tickets on sale for entire 2013 Stanford Jazz Festival season to the general public

Renew your membership or become an SJW member today by clicking here to take advantage of early access to the best seats for these outstanding performances.

Information for current SJW members

You will receive notification via email with instructions on how to purchase your tickets during the Member pre-sale. Questions? Please contact the Stanford Ticket Office at 650-725-2787.

Information on the concerts

SJW is thrilled to open the 42nd Stanford Jazz Festival on Saturday, June 22 with a solo performance by Herbie Hancock. Herbie is a National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master whose 50-year career is filled with astonishing achievements as a performing and recording artist. This exclusive event will feature Herbie in a rare solo performance at Stanford University’s beautiful new landmark venue, Bing Concert Hall. This opening event is also the Ken Oshman Memorial Concert.

The 2013 Festival will close at Bing Concert Hall on August 10 with a powerful performance by the distinguished Cuban jazz pianist, Chucho Valdés, appearing with his quintet. We are delighted that Chucho will also serve as a member of this year’s Jazz Institute faculty, sharing his artistry and expertise with more than 200 students enrolled in SJW’s advanced jazz education program.

To take advantage of the member pre-sale for these two special concerts, renew your membership today by clicking here! Specific pre-sale information will be emailed to you.