Sarajevo Jazz Fest

International music festival Jazz Fest Sarajevo was founded in 1997 with the aim to popularize and promote music based on jazz and improvised and related music.

In past years festival was a meeting place of different musical cultures and its high level of production and program reflects current developments in the international music scene, including special programs produced by Jazz Fest, representing local and regional artists, in common performances with international artists.

Jazz Fest organized numerous workshops and masterclassess and its new regional educational project Music Meeting was established in 2012. It gathers young musicians and music students from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Slovenia, Serbia, Montenegro, Macedonia and Kosova and provide 5-days of talks, workshops, concerts, jam sessions etc.

Artistic Director:
Edin Zubcevic
PO box 600
71000 Sarajevo
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Phone: +387 33 550 480
Fax: +387 33 550 481


XX Anniversary Jazz Fest Sarajevo

by Sarajevo Jazz Fest on Thu, 27/10/2016 - 10:22
2nd-6th November 2016 _____________________________________________ PROGRAMME BUGGE WESSELTOFT’S NEW CONCEPTION OF JAZZ  (Marthe Lea, Oddrun Lilja Jonsdottir, Sanskriti Shrestha, Siv Øyun Kjenstad, Bugge Wesseltoft)  ROB MAZUREK SAO PAULO UNDERGROUND  (Rob Mazurek, Guilherme Granado, Mauricio Takara)... read more

Jazz Fest Sarajevo: 3-8 November 2015

by Sarajevo Jazz Fest on Wed, 04/11/2015 - 12:05
The 19th Jazz Fest Sarajevo is taking place betwen the 3 and 8 November 2015 in the Bosnian Capital. Highlights of this year include Tigran Hamasyan "Mockroot" Jason Moran "Fats Wallner Dance Party", Al Di Meola "Elysium", Harve Henriksen with Christian Fennesz, Tomasz Stanko and much more! For more information: https... read more

Apply for Music Meeting

by Sarajevo Jazz Fest on Tue, 09/09/2014 - 10:42
  Apply for Music Meeting The third edition of Music Meeting – regional educational program aimed for music students and young musicians from age 18 to 27, will take place from 04 to 09 November within 18th Jazz Fest Sarajevo 2014. The program is going to gather 80 young artists from all over Bosnia... read more

18th Jazz Fest Sarajevo program!

by Sarajevo Jazz Fest on Sun, 24/08/2014 - 11:38
18th Jazz Fest program! 18th international music festival Jazz Fest Sarajevo 2014 will be held in the first November week and opened by Gregory Porter, Grammy winner in the category Best Jazz Album released last year and currently one of the most popular vocalists of the jazz scene. As we... read more

Happy Holidays!

by Sarajevo Jazz Fest on Sat, 19/01/2013 - 18:29
The Jazz Fest crew wishes you happy holiday’s that are upon us. Starting with the New Year, we will be bringing you again regularly news about jazz, improvised and related music on the official International Jazz Fest Sarajevo web page. The next festival, 17th in a row is expecting you from 05 to 10 November 2013...

16. JAZZ FEST SARAJEVO 2012 30 October - 4 November

by Sarajevo Jazz Fest on Mon, 17/09/2012 - 02:00
Hüsnü Şenlendirici  Frank Möbus    Rick Margitza  Aytaç Doğan  Bojan Z  Ismail Tunçbilek  Yuri Honing  Stef van Es Mark Haanstra  Joost Lijbaart  Wallace Roney  Darryl Jones  Larry Coryell Omar Hakim  Badi Assad    Joey... read more