Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival


Get your groove on at Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival where Edinburgh hosts the very best jazz and blues musicians, artists and groups.

There's music to suit everyone in the 10 rhythmical and groove-packed days with a range of styles including bop, blues-rock, samba, swing and soul.

Experience the fun at the free open air Mardi Gras and Carnival that takes place every year at the Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival.

What makes it special?

  • The Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival is hosted at some of the very best venues throughout Edinburgh from the grandest concert halls to hip jazz clubs. Each event is hosted by a venue that matches the vibe of the music.

  • Be the first to hear unique Scottish and International collaborations that can only be experienced in Edinburgh and enjoy new musicians making their festival debuts.
  • The Festival has over 170 gigs to choose from ranging from the very earliest and classic tones of jazz to current and up-and-coming musicians. There’s also a diverse range of Blues music to choose from such as delta blues, electronic blues, Chicago blues and more. 
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