Biggest jazz festival in the Baltics - Jazzkaar

Source: Rainer Ojaste

Biggest jazz festival in the Baltics - Jazzkaar

Tallinn International Festival Jazzkaar (19.-28.04.2019)  is the biggest jazz festival in the Baltics, taking place since 1990. The festival has been awarded with the quality mark of the European Festivals Association EFFE. Estonian music industry has chosen Jazzkaar as „the best music festival in Estonia". In 2018 over 26 000 people all over Estonia visited Jazzkaar's spring concerts.

The ten-day Jazzkaar brings local top performers, newcomers and big names and rising stars of jazz from all over the world to Estonia. Over 3000 foreign artists from 60 different countries have performed at the festival. Artists like Bobby McFerrin, Pat Metheny, Chick Corea, Gregory Porter and Laura Mvula have all performed at Jazzkaar over the years. Jazzkaar experiments with new formats and venues, bringing music from concert halls to urban space and inviting families with children along.


"In the year of Estonia's celebrations, having attained a full century as a Republic, its Jazzkaar festival continues to be amongst the very best of the European range."

MARTIN LONGLEY
All About Jazz

Photo by: Raul Ollo

Last updated : 11.03.2019
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