Kaliningrad City Jazz is included in the list of the thirty most important events of the summer season of the Kaliningrad region. The festival preference is given to top popular performers who attract the attention of the public. From traditional Dixieland jazz to funk and fusion there are no musical boundaries up to the collaboration with musicians from the Baltic states, experimenting in the field of merging jazz and electronic music. The larger framework of the festival include art-market, promotional zone, playground, food court and everything needed for a comfortable and safe holiday.
The festival sites include:
Summer Theater, Song Festival Grounds Central Park of Culture and Recreation, Pobeda, 1..
Jazz Fountain Fountain Square near the monument Fridrihu Shilleru, Mira..
Kaliningrad City Jazz Club, Mira, 31-33.
The line-up of 2017 include DJANGO LASSI (Germany), MANIZHA (Russia), JAZZY FUNKY DORN (Ukrain), MONTY ALEXANDER HARLEM KINGSTON EXPRESS (USA), NIK WEST (USA), WALKING JAZZ BIG BAND (Poland), KÖNIG BRASS ORCHESTRA (Kaliningrad, Russia), LUCILLE CREW (Israel), LA CHIVA GANTIVA (Belgium).
More info can be found here
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