The Lubljana Jazz Festival will take place between the 1st and 4th of July 2015 in the Slovenian capital. Over a four-day period, the 56th Ljubljana Jazz Festival, a meber of the European Jazz Network, will present: 19 concerts featuring artists from 19 countries; three world premieres; the guitar, orchestra and Flemish/Belgian focuses; the 75th anniversary of James Blood Ulmer; Jazz Network Board and lively festival meeting points at venues throughout Ljubljana.
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.
A number of jazz magazines from across Europe have come together under the banner Europe Jazz Media to work on common objectives in encouraging and strengthening interest in jazz and spreading awareness of the development and diversity of the music. One of the first initiatives is the Europe Jazz Media chart: a non-sales related chart that reveals some of the hot new music surfacing across the continent right now.
Cheltenam International Jazz Fest, a member of the Europe Jazz Network, and one of UK's leading appointment of the year for jazz music, is taking place around the May bank holiday between the 29th of April and the 4th of May 2015.
The Europe Jazz Network's research project and book “The Shared Roots of European Jazz” was presented on the 25th April 2015 during a conference at the international jazz trade show jazzahead! in Bremen.
Since its inception, the Schaffhauser Jazz Festival has focussed its work on presenting each year the most innovative Swiss artists in the fields of jazz and improvised music. This year the Festival, at its 26th edition, will take place between the 6th and 9th May 2015 targeting a local as well as an international public.
The 2015 edition of jazzahead!, the most important international jazz trade fair, will take place between the 23rd and 26th of April 2015 in Bremen, Germany. Jazzahead, a member of the Europe Jazz Network (EJN), at its 10th anniversary has become a leading meeting point for the international jazz scene and one of the most important networking spots for jazz musicians. In addition to the exhibition, it includes an integrated showcase festival, clubnights, a specific partner country's cultural programme, this year is France, and fringe events.
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 Music(Norwegian University of Science and Technology - NTNU).