Arts and Entertainment

Tickets on sale for Bellevue Jazz Festival

Tickets are now on sale for 2010 Bellevue Jazz Festival.

The event, sponsored by the Bellevue Downtown Association, will be June 3-6 at Meydenbauer Center.

Featured artists this year include the Terence Blanchard Quintet, The Bad Plus, Pat Martino, Bill Charlap and Renee Rosnes plus the Sachal Vasandani Quartet. The Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra also will perform featuring the Bellevue Jazz Festival Rising Stars.

The 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 are available at www.bellevuejazz.com, by phone at 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 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.

Here's the schedule:

Thursday, June 3: 7 p.m. Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra, also featuring Bellevue Jazz Festival Rising Stars (tickets: $10-$20)

Friday, June 4: 7 p.m.: The Bad Plus (tickets: $20-$30)

Saturday, June 5: 2 p.m. Pat Martino (tickets: $20-$30); 8 p.m. Terence Blanchard Quintet (tickets: $40-$50)

Sunday, June 6: 2 p.m. Bill Charlap and Renee Rosnes plus Sachal Vasandani Quartet (tickets: $30-$40)

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