Hit us with that sax in the hay! Oh Yay…its a hot hot hot summer in Copenhagen and Semi Femi selected a fistfull of events and koncerts for you from this years upcoming Copenhagen Jazz Festival – The 40th edition. Copenhagen peeps loves their jazz and will be enjoying it all week live on the streets, in its clubs, cafés, churches, boats, parks, concert halls and at open-air night venues.
You can also pick your own faves right here: Create your own schedule
Brorsons Kirke , København N
Experimantal and hot – voted best act on SPOT 2017 by Regnsky.
Massive jazz celebration in Kongens Have
40 Years of Jazz Festival celebration! Jazz overkill!
Nine afternoons of free concerts in the stunning greenery of Kongens Have – the oldest park in Copenhagen and the biggest venue at Copenhagen Jazz Festival measured in both square meters and attendance, drawing spectacular crowds to its annual free concerts on the historic lawns.
6/7, 15:00-18:00 – Official Opening of Copenhagen Jazz Festival 2018 feat. “The Jubilee Suite” & New Jungle Orchestra feat. Kirk Knuffke (DK/US)
7/7, 14:00 – Kathrine Windfeld Big Band
7/7, 16:00 – Pergitte & Venner
8/7, 14:00 – Jan Harbeck Quartet ’Celebrating Ben Webster’
8/7, 16:00 – Niels Jørgen Steens A-Team
9/7, 15:00 – Blue Lotus
9/7, 17:00 – Blanco y Negro
10/7, 15:00-18:00 – Afonso Corrêa Memorial Concert (DK/BRA)
11/7, 15:00 – Klimaforandringer
11/7, 17:00 – The Kutimangoes
12/7, 15:00 – Zier Romme Kvartet
12/7, 17:00 – Horse Orchestra
13/7, 14:00 – Blood Sweat Drum + Bass plays Stravinsky
13/7, 17:00 – Kalaha
14/7, 14:00 – Daniel Jobim Quintet (BRA/DK)
14/7, 16:00 – Kresten Osgood Kvintet
DAC / BLOX
Open air wind in hair
Mulatu Astatke (ET)
A living legend. Also known as the founding father of Ethio-Jazz. This koncert is presented by “Jazz by the Sea” – this venue and this legend….can only be a koncert that you will never forget! Few tickets left.
Brothers in arms.
In celebration of David Bowie’s legacy, Seu Jorge, cult star of the Wes Anderson film The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, performs a special tribute to the late genius at Copenhagen Jazz Festival 2018 on July 13. (more info)
The Most Wuthering Heights Day Ever!
Put on your red dress and celebrate Kate Bush on her 60th birthday on the 40th aniversary of “Wuthering Heights” – bring all your kids and dogs and lovers and dress them up for this love performance!