2017 NEA Jazz Masters Tribute Concert

Monday, April 3, 2017 - 19:30

Location: Kennedy Center Concert Hall at 2700 F Street, NW, Washington, DC, 20566

The National Endowment for the Arts will honor the 2017 NEA Jazz Masters -- vocalist and broadcaster Dee Dee Bridgewater; author, editor, producer, and educator Ira Gitler; bassist, cellist, composer, and bandleader Dave Holland; keyboardist, composer, and arranger Dick Hyman; and organist and composer Dr. Lonnie Smith--at a free concert.

The 2017 NEA Jazz Masters tribute concert will also be video-streamed live at arts.gov.

Ticket information:

Update Note as of 3/1: At this time, all advance tickets for this event have been reserved; however, an allotment of tickets has been held back, which will be available on the night of the concert. In addition, tickets that have not been claimed by 7:15 p.m. on April 3, 2017 will be released and distributed to a standby line.

Starting at 10 a.m. Wednesday, February 15, 2017, up to four (4) tickets per household may be reserved for this free event in person at the Kennedy Center Box Office, at kennedy-center.org, or by dialing 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324. Reservation confirmations should be printed at home (note these are not tickets, but reservations), and will be valid until 7:15 p.m. Monday, April 3, 2017. Print-at-home tickets are unavailable for this concert. Seating locations for reserved tickets will be assigned at the Kennedy Center Hall of Nations Box Office starting at 5:30 p.m. on the evening of Monday, April 3, 2017. Reserved tickets will be available for pick-up from 5:30 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. on Monday, April 3, 2017, at the Kennedy Center Hall of Nations Box Office. Patrons with reservations should present printed reservation confirmations to Box Office personnel at time of pick-up. All reserved tickets not picked-up by 7:15 p.m. on April 3 will be released and distributed to a ticket standby line. Tickets will be available the night of the concert on a first-come, first-served basis. Patrons who do not reserve tickets in advance are encouraged to arrive by 7:15 p.m. to receive tickets via the standby line.