More than 200 artists presented in three weeks of concerts, education programs and related events in Seattle. "One of the best jazz festivals in America," says The Seattle Times. Since 1989, "Seattle's most important annual jazz event" (Down Beat) has enriched the local cultural scene and delighted audiences with hundreds of the most distinctive concerts Seattle has seen. Whether outrageous or sublime, household names or complete unknowns, in our finest concert halls or in waterfront saloons, some of most important and spirited artists the world will know have shared their magic with our community at Earshot. Dates and Admission: TBA www.earshot.org The Earshot Jazz Festival is Seattle's premier jazz festival. Earshot presents national artists alongside Washington resident artists in venues in and around the Seattle area. The Seattle Times called the festival a joyous community celebration. Down Beat Magazine calls Earshot "Seattle's most important annual jazz festival."