Politismos eMagazine | PREVEZA JAZZ FESTIVAL



The best representatives of contemporary European music will gather in western Greece, from May 31st to June 2nd, for the renowned Preveza Jazz Festival.


Initially organized in 2003, the Preveza Jazz Festival promotes Greek and foreign emerging and established jazz bands through concerts in open-air public spaces within the city. The Preveza Jazz Festival is, after the Athens Technopolis Jazz Festival, the longest-running jazz festival with an international character in Greece.

Buena Vista Social Club, Eric Burdon, Cristina Villalonga, Goran Bregovic, Stranglers, Dr. Feelgood, Wim Mertens, Nouvelle Vague, Cristina Branco, Marjorie Barnes, Maria Joao, Ramon Valle, Jef Neve, Benni Chawes are among the artists that have performed at the Festival over the past 17 years.

The festival also hosts JAZZ NOW, a two-day introduction to jazz for young musicians that includes concerts, jam sessions and workshops for all instruments. Jazz Now! Is sponsored by an exclusive donation from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation. The Stavros Niarchos Foundation has been the festival’s major donor for two consecutive years, 2018-2019.

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04 Apr 2019, by Nektaria Karakosta in Arts & Culturex