Hot Java Cool Jazz

With the recent events around COVID-19, we sadly announce the cancellation of Starbucks 25th Annual Hot Java Cool Jazz high school benefit concert.

In celebration of the 25th anniversary, please enjoy these videos that feature students, high school jazz band directors and local Seattle musicians:

As Time Goes By
So What
Up Jumped Spring
In A Sentimental Mood

If you purchased a ticket at a Starbucks store (listed below), you may return your ticket to one of those stores for a full refund ($25) onto any major credit card; or you have the option to donate the value of your ticket to the schools that would have been performing at the concert. If you would like to donate the funds, no action is required.

If you purchased your ticket from Seattle Theatre Group (STG), please visit this page for refund/donation information.

100% of all ticket sales from this concert will go to the performing school music programs. Since 1995, Starbucks has raised more than $700,000 for local school music programs.

Please save the date for Starbucks Hot Java Cool Jazz – 25th Anniversary REDUX – Friday, March 19, 2021 at the Paramount Theatre.

Ticket-Selling Stores
(please check the Store Locator for store location and up-to-date hours)

Ballard – 100% of ticket donations go to Ballard High School
Highway 99 – Edmonds – 100% of ticket donations go to Edmonds-Woodway High School
23rd & Jackson – 100% of ticket donations go to Garfield High School
Cedar Plaza – Mountlake Terrace – 100% of ticket donations go to Mountlake Terrace High School
Roosevelt Square – 100% of ticket donations go to Roosevelt High School

2020 participants:

Mountlake Terrace


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