Silda Jazz Festival: 9-13 August 2017

Sildajazz 2017 will take place between 9 and 13 August 2017 in the city of Haugesund, Norway. Artists of the 2017 edition include Jamie Cullum, Monty Alexander Harlem - Kingstone Express, Bernhost & the Fashion Bruises, China Moses, Blood, Sweat & Tears, Moon Hooch, Elephant 9 and many others!

Sildajazz Haugesund International Jazz Festival was established in 1987. During five days in August, the herring town Haugesund offer a variety of concerts and events. 

The festival has throughout its history been known for its large and prestigious programme. The festival presents every year over 70 bands and nearly 400 Norwegian and international musicians taking part in more than 180 events with an extensive side program on all of  the festival`s 25 venues. The great atmosphere and livelyness has led to the festivals popularity and annually attracting 60,000 people. 

Sildajazz has presented several commissioned works at the festival, and the Statoil Sildajazz Price has since 2000, been awarded to Norwegian artists and groups. 

With free outdoor concerts, festival exhibition, Street Parade, Children Parade, Workshops for young musicians, Sildajazz Market and visiting boats in the harbor, Older Jazz, Fyrjazz and Komlejazz, the whole city is taking part in what is referred to as "Sildajazzen in Haugesund".

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