Local restaurants and venues will be hosting concerts during the Fifth-Annual Bellevue Jazz Festival from May 30 to June 3.
Bellevue, , , , , Black Bottle Postern, and will be hosting free concerts throughout the festivities. and will host additional free concerts.
The Clayton Brothers Quintet (May 31), Booker T. Jones (June 1) and the Hubert Laws Quintet (June 2) will be the featured artists during the festival. They will perform paid concerts at the . General admission tickets are $34, $17 for students. Passes to all three concerts are $78.
, recently relocated to Bellevue from Issaquah, will also host a series of concerts during the festival in their dinner theater format. Tickets are $20. Bake’s Place will also host the KPLU School of Jazz Rising Stars on June 3 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10.
Additional student bands will be featured during the festival at the Bellevue Square Center Court on June 2-3. , and will be among the featured high school bands. , Mountlake Terrace High School, Ingraham High School, Mount Si High School, Hamilton International Middle School Jazz Combo and Redmond-based student group Fusion will be among the youth bands featured. ( for an earlier Redmond Patch story on Fusion.)
A complete Bellevue Jazz Festival schedule is available online. For tickets to paid shows click here.