EL Bolsón Jazz Festival. [December] Dirección de Turismo El Bolsón
Av. San Martín y Roca - El Bolsón. CP 8430 – Provincia de Río Negro. Argentina
Organización Patagonia Jazz. Tel:. 02944 – 491-252 / 493-567
Bariloche Jazz Festival. [February] PMA (Patagonian Musicians Association) Bariloche, Rio Negro. 8400. Argentina. Tel: 0054-2944+448411/468477
Fax: 0054-2944-448411. Jazz, Fusion, Folk Jazz, Tango, Tango-Jazz, Rock, Jazz Rock etc. organized by Northwest Patagonian Music Association.
Buenos Aires Jazz. [May] [Buenos Aires Jazz is a big ten-day event in the city's annual cultural calendar and occurs in various theatres, outdoor spaces and cultural venues in the capital.Over 600 international and local jazz musicians make the city hum and rhythmically sway with more than 50 concerts and numerous organised talks to attend, all for free.
Pedro Menendez JazzTango Ensemble - Festival Buenos Aires Jazz
Fotojazzeando International Jazz Festival. [October] Buenos Aires Nº374. Alsina Nº San Rafael, Mendoza, 5600 Argentina. Tel: ++54 2627 422419 Fax: ++54 2627 430163 [Artistic Director: Jorge Lardone. Main jazz festival in central/west Argentina. Organized since 1991 by Jazz Club San Rafael, non profit cultural organization. Played & performed artists from Argentina, Brasil, Chile, Europe and USA. Also "Fotojazzeando Nº28", jazz photographs exhibition by Jorge Lardone (Argentina)]
La Plata Jazz Festival. [November] Calle 2 nro 664. Calle 45 nro 1584 dto 3, La Plata, Buenos Aires 1900. Argentina. Tel: 54-221-4232094. contact: Waldo Brandwajnman. International jazz Festival La Plata City
V Festival de Jazz de Rosario Secretaría de Cultura y Educación de Rosario. Av.del Valle y Callao. Rosario. Santa Fe. 2000 Argentina.
Tel: 54 0341 4804511 Fax: 54 0341 4804511
Jazz in the Vines. [October] Broke Road. Tel: (02)49309190. [Contact: Grant Smith. message = Jazz in the Vines is an annual Jazz Festival]
Manly Jazz Festival. [October] Manly Wharf PO Box 82 Manly 1655. Tel: +61 2 9976 1430 Fax: +61 2 9976 1400 The Manly Jazz Festival is the largest and longest running festival of its kind in Australia. With a relaxed atmosphere and a breathtaking Ocean Beachfront backdrop, the festival location is considered to be second to none in the world of jazz. The Manly Jazz Festival continues to attract the finest Jazz perfomers both nationally and internationally.]
Manly Jazz Festival
Noosa Jazz Festival. [September] Po Box 1345. Noosa Heads, Queensland 4567. Australia. Tel: 07 54499189 Fax: 07 54490828. Linda Jedynak. Noosa Jazz Festvial is a yearly event that conducted on either the 1st or 2nd weekend in September. it is a four day event that showcases over 140 national and international artists
Palmer Street Festival. [August] South Townsville, Townsville, Queensland 4810. Australia. Tel: +61 0408749843 Fax: +61 (07) 47215853 Conatct: Ross Nable. An annual event that is nationally recognized.
Wagga Wagga Jazz Festival. [September] Wagga Wagga Jazz Inc. PO Box K247. Kooringal. NSW. Australia. Tel: 61 2 6926 3521 Fax: 61 2 6926 4280
Annual Wagga Wagga Jazz Festival held on the second full weekend in September each year.
Wangaratta Festival of Jazz. [October - November] The Wangaratta Festival of Jazz is an annual festival of jazz and blues held in the town of Wangaratta 2.5 hours from Melbourne in North East Victoria, Australia. It has become the premier jazz event in Australia and is renowned internationally.Since inception in 1990, the festival has grown to include 90 events and over 350 national and international artists performing each year. The Wangaratta Festival of Jazz also hosts the National Jazz Awards, Youth Jazz Workshops, Masterclasses and events throughout Wangaratta and surrounding wine regions.
Audi Jazz Festival. [October-November] Takes place at various venues throughout Belgium. National and International musicians and groups
Belgian Jazz Meeting. [September] Bruges.
Brosella Folk & Jazz Festival. [July]
Contact: Vandenberghe. Brosella Offices : Chrysantenstraat 28 rue des Chrysanthèmes,
Brussels. B 1020. Belgium
Brussels Jazz Marathon. [May] Brussels.
Ça Jazz à Huy. [July] Huy.
Comblain Jazz Festival. [July] Comblain-La-Tour.
Dinant Jazz Nights. [July] Dinant.
Django à Liberchies. [May] Liberchies.
Festival de Jazz Abel Braham. [June] Visé.
Gaume Jazz Festival. [August]
Gent Jazz Festival. [July] Ghent.
Gouvy Jazz & Blues Festival. [August] Gouvy.
Gaume Jazz Festival. [August] Rossignol.
Jazz à Liège. [May] Liège.
Jazz at Home. [September] Mechelen.
Jazz au Broukay. [August] Eben-Emael.
Jazz in't Park. [August-September] Ghent.
Jazz Middelheim. [August] Antwerp.
Jazz Sur l'Herbe Festival. [May] Ghent.
Jazz Jette June. [June] Jette.
Middelheim Jazz Festival. [August. Bi-Annual. Next one 2001]
Miel Vanattenhoven. Park Den Brandt, Antwerp, 2000 Belgium. Tel: +00 32 2 741 38 94 Fax: +00 32 2 741 45 38. Held in the beautiful parklands of a chateau located just outside of Antwerp. Features International names and the best of Belgian musicians
Mons en Jazz. [September] Mons.
Motives Festival. [November] A. Dumontlaan 2. Genk, Limburg 3600. Belgium. Tel: 089 38 35 80. Contact: Guido Geuns. International jazzfestival for new jazz
Bansko International Jazz Festival. [June] Foundation Bansko XXI Century
Festival Director Dr. Emil Iliev. 15, Rayko Jinzifov str. 616 Sofia, Bulgaria. PO Box 33 Sofia, BG-1463 Bulgaria. Tel/Fax: + 359 2 851 47 97
Jazz Plus Festival. [March-April] Sofia.
Varna Summer International Jazz Festival. [July] Varna.
National Jazz Awards. [February] Thom Hirtz / Bill King. 240 Melita Ave. Toronto, Canada M6G 2A2. Tel: 905 588 0022 Fax: 905 588 0021
Rimouski Festijazz International. 148 de la Cathédrale, suite #4. Rimouski, Québec G5L 5H8. Canada. Tel: (418) 724-7844 Fax: (418) 724-4498 contact: J. André Perusse. The biggest little jazz festival in North America" welcomes us to its 19th edition from sptembre first to septembre 5th 2004]
Rimouski Festijazz International
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. [June - July] Ten day festival.International, national and local musicians. Seeking out new groups, sounds and musicians while exposing audiences to artists rarely seen, is also committed to local artists deserving of recognition.
Dubrovnik International Wine & Jazz Festival. [May] Dubrovnik,
Jazzbina Pula Jazz Festival. Contact: Zeljko Markovic. Buonarottijeva 15. Pula, Croatia. 52100. Tel: +385981791977. We are attending to continue with music cycle of Jazzbina PULA JAZZ ´09, which is a logic continuance of a jazz club concerts program. Since 1994 we organized more than 300 jazz concerts in Pula. Last few years this program is formed like a year long festival.
Above concerts activities,for 12 years we are arrangeing and leading a radio show about jazz music JAZZBINA on Pula´s radio Maestral. Year-long work on creating and promotion of jazz culture is implicated on continuance increase of audiance number,specially of young citizens of Pula and Istria. Media space is more and more dedicated to jazz and experimental music. This concept of a festival is accepted of numerous audiance,media an music critics.
Our Mission is: Building of recognized,urban,club jazz scene in Pula and Istria.
Krk Jazz Live. [June-July] Krk,
Liburnia Jazz Festival. [July] Opatija,
Loinj Jazz Festival. [July] Mali Loinj,
Last Minute Open Jazz Festival. [August] Bale/Valle,
Proljetna revija jazza. [March] Zagreb,
Siscia Open Jazz & Blues Festival. [July] Sisak,
Vodice Jazz Festival. [July] Vodice,
Valamar Jazz Festival. [July] Contact: Tamara Obrovac. otok sv. Nikola, Poreč Croatia. Tel: +385 98 213 204 Skype: uglyumbrella
The first edition of Valamar Jazz Festival will be held on the beautiful island of Sveti Nikola (St. Nicholas) just opposite Porec, where it will host, in an almost intimate atmosphere under the stars, viewing the sea and the City, the prominent names of the world jazz. Taking place on a beautiful location by the sea, the festival guarantees an extraordinary experience which will combine the pleasure of music with the pleasure of being in the open... a perfect combination of stimuli for all the senses, ideal for the ever bigger community of culture-tourists and jazz lovers.
The festival's artistic director, composer and singer Tamara Obrovac is one of the most impressive artists on the Croatian music scene. In this project she combines her professional experience on the international scene with her desire to give Istria a top jazz festival and thus make it an unavoidable destination of jazz lovers who will discover Istria through the sea and the sun, but also through the musical and dialectal tradition which is the creative power of Tamara's artistic expression.
BLÅ festival. [August] BLÅ festival. Absalonsgade 28; Aalborg, Danmark. 9000 Danmark. Tel: 2092 2513. Jazz and Blues Festival.
Copenhagen Jazz Festival. [July] Always starts the first Friday in July and lasts for 10 days. The festival includes approx. 500 concerts performed by Danish and international jazz artists.Many concerts are situated in the streets and on historic places/squares and along the canals of Copenhagen. The clubs and small cafes in Copenhagen are a vital part of the jazz festival. In the evening they present a large varied programme of high quality that represents many different kinds of jazz music ranging from New Orleans Jazz, swing and fusion to new experimental music.
Riverboat Jazz Festival Postbox 951. Aahavevej 2A
Silkeborg, Jutland, DK-8600. Denmark. Tel: +4586801617 Fax: +4586816180. Conatact: Steffen Juul. HansenFestival for classic jazz in Danish design. More than 60 international and national bands each year in the third weekend of June. More than 20 venues/stages, most of them free of charge.
Rømø Jazz Festival. [June] Rømø.
Roskilde Jazz Days. [June] Roskilde.
Snake City Jazz Festival. [August] Slangerup.
Tisvilde Højskoles Sommer Jazz Festival. [August] Tisvilde.
Tisvilde Højskoles Vinter Jazz Festival. [January- February] Tisvilde.
The Abu Dhabi International Jazz Festival. [October] Dubai Media City. CNN Building, Dubai. 502185, United Arab Emirates. Tel: +97143911196 Fax: +97143918930 Conatct: Anthony Younes. The Abu Dhabi International Jazz Festival started in 2004, it is held every year in November... it started as a 2 day festival, in 2004 it will be expanded to 3 days. and from 2004 onwards it will expand again 1 day per year until it reaches the 10 days festival]
Kamal Musallam Trio - The Abu Dhabi International Jazz Festival
Elojazz Festival. [August] JAZZ 20 RY
Vesaisentie 8 A. 90160 Oulu.
Espoo Jazz Festival. [April] Ahertajantie 6 B. FIN-02100 Espoo. Tel: +358 (0)9 455 0003 Fax +358 (0)9 465 172
Sonny Rollins - Espoo Jazz Festival
Imatra Big Band Festival /BB Club. [July] Hannu Hokkanen, Matinkatu 1 B, Imatra, 55100, Finland. Tel: 358-5-43 66 400 Fax: 358-5-43 66 401 Imatra Big Band Festival is a jazz festival with special emphasis on the music of large orchestras. Besides diffrent styles of jazz the fstival also provides blues, soul, funk, latin & world beat. During summer 2002 28.6.-6.7. the festival will be organized already 20th time.
Jazz by the Sea. [July] Kotkan kulttuuriasiainkeskus
Keskuskatu 33 48100 Kotka. Tel: 05 234 4714
Jazz Espa. [July] The Finnish Jazz Federation, Arabiankatu 2
00560 Helsinki. Tel. +358 9 7572077
Kalottjazz & Blues Festival. [June - July] Keskikatu 22. Tornio, 95430. Finland. Annual international jazz & blues festival held in Tornio and Haparanda just at the border of Finland and Sweden.
Kerava Jazz Festival. [June] Kerava Jazz Society
Päivärinteentie 1 A 10. 04250 Kerava. Finland
Korpo Sea Jazz. [July] Korpo.
Kouvola Dixie. [June] Arto Saksa. Ruotsulantie 26 B
45130 Kouvola. GSM 050 4414141
Pori Jazz Festival. [July] Nine day event. Covers a period of two weekends.
Raahen Rantajatsit. Jazz on the Beach. [July]Rajatsi ry
Kauppakatu 23. 92100 Raahe. Raahen Rantajatsit aka Raahe Jazz on the Beach Festival is an intimate modern and contemporary quality jazz festival. Raahe is an idyllic, old wooden seaside town in Nothern Finland. The main concerts will take place on the Fantti open air stage near by the sea. Other venues are Härkätori park and Ruiskuhuone club, which is also located by the sea, and Bio Huvimylly, which is an old wooden cinema
Rauma Summer Jazz. [July] Rauma.
RuskaSwing. [September] Kemijärvi and Pyhätunturi.
Tampere Jazz Happening. [October - November] A festival of new jazz music, taking place every year since 1982. This event, which concentrates on modern jazz and its related forms
Traktorijatzit. [July] Viitasaari.
Tyykijazz.[February] Forssan Työväentalo
Ravintola Sävel. Kauppakatu 17, 30100 Forssa
Turku Jazz Festival.[March] Turku Jazz ry. Uudenmaankatu 1
FI-20500 Turku. Finland. Tel: +358 40 582 93 66
Viapori Jazz. [August] Viapori Jazz Ry
Esa Toivanen c/o Suomenlinna C 83 B 9. 00190 Helsinki