Music & Art Jul 31, 2014

25th Annual Reykjavik Jazz Festival Begins August 14

Reykjavik is gearing up for a week-long celebration of the world's best jazz music.

Iceland’s capital city of Reykjavik is excited to welcome some of the world’s most renowned jazz musicians to the Harpa Concert Hall for a week packed with incredible musical performances. Beginning on August 14, festival guests will have the chance to immerse themselves in delightful jazz music and Iceland’s rich artistic culture. The week’s festivities kick off on Thursday evening with an celebratory parade that finishes at Harpa where guests will then enjoy several exciting opening acts.

For the past 25 years, the Reykjavik Jazz Festival has been embracing the evolving nature of the jazz industry and has continually provided listeners with quality musical talent ranging from traditional swing to hardcdore improvisation and everything in between. It’s not too late for you to enjoy some of the world’s best jazz music while basking in Iceland’s scenic summertime beauty. Flights to Iceland are available from any of Icelandair‘s North American hubs. Daily and weekly festival passes are still available and can be purchase at the Harpa Concert Hall (approximately $34-$129).

This year’s program includes an impressive list of performers hailing from around the globe. The week’s schedule is as follows:

Thursday August 14

Friday August 15

Saturday August 16

Sunday August 17

Monday August 18

Tuesday August 19

Wednesday August 20

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