Oslo Jazz Festival

Oslo JazzFestival is the longest living festival in Oslo established in 1986. Starting out as a festival focusing on traditional Jazz abd Dixieland it now has a broad jazz perscpective containing all form s of Jazz. Festival period is in week 33 in August with 60-70 concerts in 15-18 venues in central Oslo, including the new Operahouse, Oslo Concerthouse, Oslo Cathedral, the University Aula as well as the most imnportant club in the city. 

Director: Edvard Askeland

Artistic Director:
Øvre Vollgate 15
0158 Oslo
Phone: 47 22 429120
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Oslo jazz Festival 2017

by Oslo Jazz Festival on Wed, 09/08/2017 - 17:17
12-19 August 2017. Oslo Jazz Festival is a six-day festival held in August every year. For more than 30 years, the festival has offered a broad range of jazz experiences; be it the Count Basie Orchestra at Oslo Concert Hall or Lars Frank Trio at a subway station. 2017 Artists Manu Katché & Friends, Joshua Redman... read more

Oslo Jazz Festival 2016 full programme now out for sale!

by Oslo Jazz Festival on Wed, 03/08/2016 - 11:43
Oslo Jazz Festival: 14 to 22 August 2016. Finally, the whole festival program has been released, and we are proud to present a varied high quality content. We are covering the entire jazz genre, as well as making sure to arrange the festival program for people of all ages. The programme is available here: http://oslojazz... read more

Oslo Jazz Festival: 9-15 August 2015

by Oslo Jazz Festival on Fri, 07/08/2015 - 13:30
Oslo Jazz Festival will take place between the 9 and 15 of August 2015 in the Norvegian capital. The Festival, a member of the Europe Jazz Network, features more then 70 shows during one week in many locations around Oslo. Highlights from this edition includes a piano solo from Herbie Hancock, Gregory Porter, afrobeat legend... read more

Come Shine, Svante Thuresson, Tuva Syvertsen and Jan Eggum pay tribute to Nora Brockstedt

by Oslo Jazz Festival on Tue, 22/01/2013 - 18:50
Nora Brockstedt is Norway's ultimate pop star and jazz veteran. In January 2013 she will be 90 years old, and the Oslo Jazz Festival 2013 will mark the occasion. On Monday 12th August the Oslo Jazz Festival 2013 opens with a tribute to Nora Brockstedt in the Norwegian National Opera & Ballet. The festival has... read more

Roy Jahrn joins the Oslo Jazz Festival

by Oslo Jazz Festival on Tue, 22/01/2013 - 18:49
Festival producer Lars H. Kurverud is out on leave until September 2013, and Roy Jahrn (photo) joins the Oslo Jazz Festival in Kurverud's place. Roy Jahrn starts work as the Oslo Jazz Festival's new producer in January 2013.