Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival


The Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival promises something for everyone, whether it's an electric gig in a Spiegeltent, and intimate Jazz Trio, or a huge open-air parade, don't miss the awesome festivities every July in Edinburgh!

The Edinburgh Carnival is an event not to miss, as performers from across Scotland and the world wow the crowds. Starting on The Mound, the parade makes its way down Princes Street, before the party turn to the gardens.

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 music 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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