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Bellevue Jazz Festival announces concert schedule


The Bellevue Downtown Association on Tuesday released the full concert schedule for the 7th annual Bellevue Jazz Festival, coming to downtown Bellevue May 28 to June 1. The festival will host free and ticketed performances by international jazz icons, regional artists and student musicians. Ticketed performances will be held at the Theatre at Meydenbauer Center and Bake's Place.

Headliners at Bake's Place include Ray Vega and Thomas Marriott, featuring George Colligan. They will perform in the East-West Trumpet Summit May 28. Bake's will host Carlos Cacante Y Su Tumbao on May 29. Meydenbauer will host Poncho Sanchez and his Latin Jazz Band on May 30, and Bill Frisell's Beautiful Dreamers featuring Eyvind Kang and Rudy Royston on May 31.

More than 40 other performances will be held throughout downtown over the five days.

Tickets and the full schedule are available at and from Brown Paper Tickets, at its website, by phone at 800-838-3006, or its box office at Meydenbauer Center.

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