Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival

Description: 

The organisation presents a 10 day festival of jazz and blues music in the month of July, usually presenting approx. 150 concerts ticketed - as well as two main free events Edinburgh Festivals Carnival and the Mardi Gras, attracting over 70000 audiences. The Festival in July also present a Jazz Summer School delivered in partnership with Edinburgh Napier University.

Since 2018, the organisation has also been promoting smaller mini jazz/blues festivals presented out with the July period and has delivered educations courses (jazz and blues academy as well as a community music group), talent development opportunities and outreach projects (e.g. jazz in care homes).