Montreal Jazz Festival

Montreal, QC, Canada
26 Jun 2015 -05 Jul 2015

Montreal Jazz Festival is an annual jazz festival held in MontrealQuebec that holds the 2004 Guinness World Record as the world’s largest jazz festival. Every year it features roughly 3,000 artists from 30-odd countries, more than 650 concerts (including 450 free outdoor performances), and welcomes close to 2.5 million visitors (34% of whom are tourists). The festival takes place at 10 free outdoor stages and 10 indoor concert halls. A major part of the city’s downtown core is closed to traffic for ten days, as free outdoor shows are open to the public and held on many stages at the same time, from noon until midnight. Shows are held in a wide variety of venues, from relatively small jazz clubs to the large concert halls of Place des Arts. Some of the outdoor shows are held...

Satchmofest, New Orleans

Omni Royal Orleans, Saint Louis Street, New Orleans, LA, United States
30 Jul 2015 -02 Aug 2015

Satchmo SummerFest (also known as Satchmofest) is an annual music festival held in New Orleans, Louisiana, in celebration of the jazz trumpeter Louis Armstrong. It is held in early August in order to coincide with August 4, Armstrong’s birthday. It has multiple stages, including stages for traditional and contemporary jazz, big-band jazz, and a children’s stage for up-and-coming jazz musician.

Notte della Taranta

Melpignano, Lecce, Italy
05 Aug 2014 -23 Aug 2014

Notte della Taranta aka ”The night of the Taranta” is the biggest festival in Italy and one of the most important folk culture events in Europe. It is held in Salento and is specifically aimed at preserving and valuing Salento traditional folk music and its contaminations with other music genres, from world music to rock, jazz and synphony music. The Festival’s grand finale is attended by more than one hundred thousand fans from all over Italy and across the globe, for a night dedicated to music and dance. The pre-concert is dedicated to the meeting of different cultures and traditions and to new musical innovations. The spectacular big concert and the folk orchestra ”The night of the Taranta” will be conducted by the Concertmaster, and will see the participation of national and...