Stockholm Jazz Festival 2016

The International Stockholm Jazz Festival is here! The festival was established in 1980, making this year its 36th edition. The popular event takes place in various venues across the city and brings live music to jazz lovers!

The wonderful festival officially kicked-off today and it will last until the 16th of October. The music will be played on various stages around Stockholm and among them we can mention: Debaser Medis, Konserthuset, Kulturhuset, Södra Teatern or Vasateatern.

Here are some of the artists you can see live in the city in the coming week: Abdullah Ibrahim Mukashi Trio, Avishai Cohen Trio, BJ The Chicago Kid, Dee Dee Bridgewater and Archie Shepp Quartet, Meshell Ndegeocello, Roscoe Mitchell + Kikanju Baku or Steve Gadd Band.

The organizers call it one of the oldest festivals in the country. It’s soul was connected to the island of Skeppsholmen, but 2011 brought the idea to bring music to the whole city. In 2015 more than 25.000 people took part in the festival. Stockholm Jazz Festival is organized by Fasching.

Each event within the festival has its own price. And the prices vary from 0 crowns to 695 crowns. Find more details and the complete schedule on the official website:

Text: Ionut @ stoRy touRs.
Photo: Official FB page of the event