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.
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.
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.
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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.
New concerts, cancellations, etc.
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.
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.
Guide to the Aarhus Jazz Festival program 13.-20. july 2019
New prize from Aarhus Jazz Festival supported by Århus Stiftstidende and Arhuus Stiftstidendes Fond
Around 380 concerts played by more than 300 bands
Hotel in the center of Aarhus and Aarhus Jazz Festival has negotiated a good price on hotel stays during the festival.
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.
Article only in Danish (from www.jazz.dk)
Look forward to amazing jazz experiences when two American world stars visit Aarhus Jazz Festival 2019 at Musikhuset Aarhus
The poster has once again been designed by the well-known graphic designer Finn Nygaard.