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Trondheim Jazzfestival 2016
by Trondheim Jazzfestival on Sat, 07/05/2016 - 11:46
Trondheim Jazz Festival - known as Jazzfest - will take place 3 - 12 May 2016. Featuring both established and up-and-coming Norwegian and international stars and talents. The festival is built around the exciting jazz scene in Trondheim and the world renowned jazz study programme at Norway’s largest university - NTNU...
Vossa Jazz 2016
by Vossa Jazz on Tue, 15/03/2016 - 16:31
​Vossa Jazz is held for the 43rd time 18 – 20 March and thus remains one of the oldest, most acclaimed jazz festivals in Norway. Quite an achievement considering the modest size of Voss with it´s approximate 14000 inhabitants. Every Easter since 1973 has started with 3 days of jazz, folk and world music. This year Dave Holland...
Christmas Jazz 2015 in Trondheim
by Trondheim Jazzfestival on Wed, 23/12/2015 - 16:41
The highlight of the Christmas season - and a musical ending to 2015!   Every year on the 28th of December a long standing tradition takes place. Trondheim´s unique and vibrant jazz scene gathers in Scandic Nidelven Hotel and fills it to the breaking point with excellent music and holiday spirits - from 7 PM to well...
Oslo Jazz Festival: 9-15 August 2015
by Oslo Jazz Festival on Fri, 07/08/2015 - 13:30
Oslo Jazz Festival will take place between the 9 and 15 of August 2015 in the Norvegian capital. The Festival, a member of the Europe Jazz Network, features more then 70 shows during one week in many locations around Oslo. Highlights from this edition includes a piano solo from Herbie Hancock, Gregory Porter, afrobeat legend...
Sildajazz Festival 2015
by Sildajazz - Haugesund International Jazz Festival on Mon, 03/08/2015 - 12:48
Silda Jazz Festival will take place between 5 and 9 August in the island of Silda, Norway. The Festival, a member of Europe Jazz Network, features great international and Scandinavian bands in an amazing setting between the Norwegian fjords. The line-up of this year includes Gregory Porter, Mezzoforte, Hamilton de Holanda trio...
Moldejazz 2015: 13-18 July
by Molde International Jazz Festival on Mon, 13/07/2015 - 11:45
Molde Jazz Festival, of the main festivals in Norway and a member of Europe Jazz Network, will take place between the 13 and 18 July 2015.  The 2015 programme includes a mix of different styles, with R&B and pop stars such as D'Angelo and Veronica Maggio, rock icons like Robert Plant and the...
Great jazz in Norway: Kongsberg Jazz Festival
by Kongsberg Jazzfestival on Mon, 29/06/2015 - 17:37
Between the 1st and 4th July 2015 the Kongsberg Jazzfestival will take place in the south of Norway. The Festival, a member of Europe Jazz Network, is one of the oldest jazz festivals in Europe, the first edition dates back to 1964, and with time it developed to include a wide range of musical styles, from avant-garde jazz and...
Jazz in the fiords: Nattjazz Festival 2015
by Nattjazz Festival on Wed, 27/05/2015 - 10:43
The 2015 edition of the Nattjazz Festival in Bergen, Norway, will take place between the 28th of May and 1st of June. Nattjazz, a member of Europe Jazz Network (EJN), is the oldest and one of the leading jazz festivals in Northern Europe. 35 years old, it presents 10 days of music in a spectacular venue, an...
Mai Jazz Festival 2015
by Maijazz on Tue, 05/05/2015 - 19:45
Mai Jazz Festival, a member of Europe Jazz Network and one of Norway's most prominent jazz Festival, is taking place between the 5 and 10 May 2015 in the city of Stavanger with a great showcase of international artists as well as Norwegian ones. Since the first festival in 1989 MaiJazz has developed to be one...
Trondheim Jazzfest 2015
by Trondheim Jazzfestival on Mon, 20/04/2015 - 17:00
Trondheim Jazzfest 2015 will kick off on the 7th May 2015 with 4 days of the most innovative jazz from Scandinavia and Europe. The festival is a member of the Europe Jazz Network (EJN) and is built around the exciting jazz scene in Trondheim, Norway, and the world renowned jazzcourse at NTNU Department of...
JAZZFEST - TRONDHEIM JAZZ FESTIVAL, 7. - 10. MAY 2015 (NO)
by Trondheim Jazzfestival on Mon, 02/03/2015 - 09:52
The Trondheim Jazz Festival is featuring the best of international and local jazz artists. Artists already are signed for this year’s festival: Artists already are signed for this year’s festival: Thursday 7. May:  Come Shine w/ Knut Reiersrud and Jan Erik Vold,  Needlepoint,  Trondheim Jazz...
VOSSA JAZZ 11. – 13. APRIL 2014
by Vossa Jazz on Wed, 02/04/2014 - 17:35
Vossa Jazz is held for the 41st time and thus remains one of the oldest, most acclaimed jazz festivals in Norway. Quite an achievement considering the modest size of Voss with it´s appr. 14000 inhabitants. Every Easter since 1973 has started with 3 days of jazz, folk and world music. This year Bill Frisell is performing...
Exciting names announced!
by Molde International Jazz Festival on Thu, 20/03/2014 - 11:21
Exciting names announced! Tumbuktu, Jarle Bernhoft, Ola Kvernberg and Thomas Dybdahl to participate in making Moldejazz 2014 a genre-defying event whose excess will reflect upon the playfulness and dynamics of todays music scene.   - I am very pleased with the artists we've so far been able to confirm for this...
EJN SHOWCASE – NORWEGIAN NIGHTS
by Trondheim Jazzfestival on Tue, 27/08/2013 - 17:11
http://jazzfest.no/ejn-showcase-norwegian-nights/  
PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP DURING MOLDEJAZZ
by Molde International Jazz Festival on Mon, 10/06/2013 - 12:05
PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP DURING MOLDEJAZZ Do you dream of being able to take photos from the front row during concerts? We repeat last years success and arrange a Photography Workshop also during this years festival! This years Workshop-dates are July 14th through 17th With a three-day press-accreditation you'll have the...
More prominent artists set for Moldejazz 2013; Manu Katché, Beady Belle, Angelika Niescier and more
by Molde International Jazz Festival on Mon, 10/06/2013 - 11:58
Moldejazz can present several prominent and exciting concerts in the Storyville-hall at Plassen during this years festival; Angelika Niescier, Jason Moran & Andratx feat. Maria Laurette Friis, Phronesis, ESP, Akira Sakato Trio, Anja Eline Skbakmoen Band, Take Five: Europe, Splashgirl, Obara International Quartet and Petter...
Maijazz 2013 Stavanger 6.-11. May
by Maijazz on Wed, 24/04/2013 - 22:56
Maijazz Maijazz is the oldest music festival in Stavanger and will celebrate its 25th anniversary in 2013. Since the first festival in 1989 MaiJazz has developed to be one of Norway's leading jazz festivals presenting international jazz stars and the best in national and local jazz every year. Approximately 200...
Come Shine, Svante Thuresson, Tuva Syvertsen and Jan Eggum pay tribute to Nora Brockstedt
by Oslo Jazz Festival on Tue, 22/01/2013 - 18:50
Nora Brockstedt is Norway's ultimate pop star and jazz veteran. In January 2013 she will be 90 years old, and the Oslo Jazz Festival 2013 will mark the occasion. On Monday 12th August the Oslo Jazz Festival 2013 opens with a tribute to Nora Brockstedt in the Norwegian National Opera & Ballet. The festival has...
Roy Jahrn joins the Oslo Jazz Festival
by Oslo Jazz Festival on Tue, 22/01/2013 - 18:49
Festival producer Lars H. Kurverud is out on leave until September 2013, and Roy Jahrn (photo) joins the Oslo Jazz Festival in Kurverud's place. Roy Jahrn starts work as the Oslo Jazz Festival's new producer in January 2013.
R&B, Blues & Soul night at the Museum.
by Molde International Jazz Festival on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 19:26
Everything is in place for an amazing day of R&B, soul and blues at Moldejazz on Wednesday the 18th of July.  R&B, soul and blues at Romsdalsmuseet on the 18th of July  Romsdalsmuseet will host Janelle Monáe, Gary Clark Jr. and Maverick Sabre. In other words, it will be a star-studded concert...
Last night on Nattjazz 2012: TIMBUKTU & DAMN! (S)
by Nattjazz Festival on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 19:13
Scandinavia´s premier bringer of joy, Jason “Timbuktu” Diakité has, through the years, delivered chart-topping hits in both Norway and Sweden. Timbuktu was an early pioneer of combining the energy of live bands with his singular style of rapping, and since his breakthrough “The båtten is n...
PLACE HOLDER TICKETS, ON SALE NOW!
by Nattjazz Festival on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 19:11
A limited supply of PLACE HOLDER TICKETS is now available for these concerts:  23/5: KURT ELLING QUINTET (US) - BANKEN 26/5: NORSK UTFLUKT (N) - BANKEN 27/5: BUGGE WESSELTOFT SOLO (N) - KORSKIRKEN 27/5: THE GRANDMOTHERS OF INVENTION (US) - BANKEN 30/5: TORD GUSTAVSEN QUARTET (N) - KORSKIRKEN 31/5: ARVE...
ENGLISH SUMMARY
by Vossa Jazz on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 19:01
The 40th Vossa Jazz festival takes place 22nd - 24th March 2013! The program will be published during January. You can find English information under each artist.