Source: Mart Sepp
When visiting Estonia during winter and early spring, it might seem at first that the whole country is hibernating. What deceptive impression! It is exactly this darkest time of the year when the musical and cultural landscape of the country is in full bloom. Get a glimpse of the shining stars of the seasonal music events, waiting to be added to your next travel itinerary!
Harju maakond, Kesklinna linnaosa
27.03.2017 - 02.04.2017
Tallinn Music Week (TMW) is one of the biggest indoor music festivals in the Baltic and Nordic region that presents a line-up of around 200 artists from Estonia and abroad, representing various musical genres. The number of Festival participants from Estonia and elsewhere reaches 25,000. In addition to the main programme of the Festival that takes place in the most important clubs and concert venues of Tallinn, you can also explore the lesser known parts of town during the Tallinn Music Week. Across Tallinn, City Stage concerts take place; you can also participate in the discussion series TMW Talks, the restaurant festival TMW Tastes, the contemporary art programme TMW Arts and the artisan beer festival Tallinn Craft Beer Weekend.
Harju maakond, Kesklinna linnaosa
20.04.2017 - 23.04.2017
The choir competition and festival, which has been held since 1972, is carried out in concert halls and churches in Tallinn. Over 1,000 singers will be participating from all over the world. Guests can enjoy choir music from all eras and genres, from the renaissance to contemporary works, and from folk to pop music.Read more
21.04.2017 - 30.04.2017
28th Tallinn international festival Jazzkaar takes place from 21-30 April 2017. The home of the festival will again be Telliskivi Creative City. The headlining act of the spring Jazzkaar is five-time Grammy winner Dianne Reeves. Reeves, who is known for her great command of rhythm, playful improvisation, and five-octave range, is performing at Nordea Concert Hall in Tallinn on 27 April. On 5-30 September, festival passes at a special price of 190 euros are available. From 1 October, festival passes will cost 250 euros.Read more
Pärnu maakond, Pärnu
05.05.2017 - 12.05.2017
The festival originated as the Klaudia Taevi International Young Opera Singers Competition that is still one of the main events of the festival today. The greatest crowd-pleaser is the original opera production. In addition to the opera production there are also various concerts, master classes and film screenings. The festival was created to provide young opera singers with an opportunity to develop their art and to expose the younger generations to opera.Read more
Tartu maakond, Tartu
18.05.2017 - 20.05.2017
Tartu Indiefest is an alternative music festival that brings together artists from Estonia and abroad to celebrate individual creativity and the courage to stray away from the mainstream. The three-day festival takes place on several locations around town in spring-time Tartu to treat the audience with some newest indie music out there. Discover the calm atmosphere of Estonia's student town together with the music that's only starting to take over radio charts! Past performers include Ans Andur, I Wear Experiment, Trad. Attack! and Dagö from Estonia and April Towers, Kaleo, We The Committee, Hey Elbow from abroad.Read more