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 The 100th anniversary of jazz in Aarhus was celebrated in style

The 100th anniversary of jazz in Aarhus was celebrated in style

It has been a fantastic week with exciting and swinging music, good atmosphere and lots of focus on jazz history. The 31st edition of Aarhus Jazz Festival was characterized by great events from a record number of organizers with concerts all over the city. There was jazz both inside and outside with superb musicians and happy festival guests.

Ridehuset Swings for the 30th time

Ridehuset Swings for the 30th time

Aarhus Jazz Orchestra hosts Ridehuset Swings for the 30th consecutive year – a four-day event with music, food and community in and around Ridehuset in Aarhus. And it begins today.

Every nook and cranny of jazz

Every nook and cranny of jazz

Jazz music is packed with tradition but is also always on the lookout for new challenges and experiments. These will also be part of this year’s Aarhus Jazz Festival.

Ticket sales and discounts

Ticket sales and discounts

Tickets for concerts with a cover charge during Aarhus Jazz Festival are handled by the individual venues. Most venues sell tickets at the door. Some venues have presale.

Aarhus Jazz Festival celebrates 100 years of jazz in Aarhus

Aarhus Jazz Festival celebrates 100 years of jazz in Aarhus

It will be 8 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 concerts for every taste. All in the 100th anniversary of the first jazz concert in Aarhus ever.

 Bill Frisell, Michala Petri, Carsten Dahl and others at Helsingør Theater

Bill Frisell, Michala Petri, Carsten Dahl and others at Helsingør Theater

During the Aarhus Jazz Festival 2019, 100 years of jazz music in Aarhus are celebrated with a large-scale concert program at Helsingør Theater, Den Gamle By, where you can hear international jazz stars, interpretations of the jazz standard repertoire as well as examples of contemporary jazz music.

Aarhus Jazz Talent 2019

Aarhus Jazz Talent 2019

New prize from Aarhus Jazz Festival supported by Århus Stiftstidende and Arhuus Stiftstidendes Fond

Jazzpris til en rigtig spillemand - Gaffelprisen 2019

Jazzpris til en rigtig spillemand - Gaffelprisen 2019

Basunisten, arrangøren og dirigenten Nicolai Bøgelund modtog fredag Gaffelprisen, Danmarks ældste jazzpris. Den uddeles hvert år af Jazzselskabet Aarhus. Det skete ved et arrangement på Dokk1, hvor musikken blev leveret af orkesteret Big Butter, hvor prismodtageren var en af musikerne.