Festivals

Diana Krall & Joan Baez impress at Gent Jazz Festival 2019

Gent Jazz Festival has produced some memorable concerts this year. Two women played a leading role in the Belgian city: Diana Krall and Joan Baez. The first is a pure jazz artist....

Aarhus Jazz Festival celebrates 100 years of Jazz in Aarhus |13 -20 July

Coming up – Eight days of fantastic jazz music, and again this year the jazz festival presents over 360 concerts at 45 venues all over the city, which together presents...

Pushing Beyond Jazz – the Dobršská brána International Music Festival 2019

First-rate international musicians who can’t be pigeon-holed into music categories congregate for the 3rd annual Dobršská brána International Music Festival 2019, in South...

Valletta, European Capital of Culture And All That Jazz

Malta is not only a popular holiday destination, with more than 300 days of sunshine annually and just over three hours flying time from the UK. Lately, there is an exciting new...

XXIII Palau de la Música de València Jazz Festival

The early Spanish summer signals the start of the Jazz Festival of the Palau de la Música de València. Every year the festival continues to grow, embracing the city.  From June...

Fred Hersch & WDR Big Band highlight Gent Jazz Festival 2019

Fred Hersch is one of the current leading jazz pianists. Also, the WDR Big Band is one of the best jazz orchestras in Europe. They join forces during Gent Jazz Festival 2019. The...

Eclectic Jazz at Colours of Ostrava International Music Festival July 17-20, 2019

Jazz has a more eclectic profile than usual at this year’s Colours of Ostrava 2019, as an assorted lot from the relentless march of Sons of Kemet, who seem to be perfectly...

Cheltenham Jazz Festival 2019 Report from Peter Jones

What do we want from a Jazz Festival? Great music, of course, a chance to hear stars from around the world, good places to stay, eat and drink. And perhaps also some feeling that...

Øyvind Skjerven Larsen appointed new director of the Oslo Jazz Festival.

Today the board of the Oslo Jazz Festival announced the appointment of Øyvind Skjerven Larsen as new Festival Director for Oslo Jazz Festival. Current Festival Director Edvard...

Ghent Jazz Festival 2019 – A date for Your Diary!

  Ghent Jazz Festival runs from June 28 to July 09, 2019 at the enchanting Bijloke site in the historic Belgian city. Some big names have been added to the performer’s...

Celtic Connections gets significant injection of Jazz in 2019.

Glasgow’s internationally regarded winter festival of folk and roots music, Celtic Connections is getting a significant injection of jazz this year. Pianists Tigran Hamasyan,...