The Tampere Jazz Happening will be organized for the 38th time 31.10-3.11.2019. The festival includes ten concert events with performances by altogether 25 ensembles and orchestras, for example Ambrose Akinmusire Origami Harvest (USA), The Skatalites (JM/US) and Omar Sosa & Yilian Cañizares (CU).
In 1982 Tampere Jazz Happening was organized for the first time and ever since it has been a part of the spectrum of cultural events in Tampere every year. Since 1990 the festival has been produced by Tampere Music Festivals which is a part of the Cultural Affairs of the City of Tampere. The Happening brings together the most interesting artists of modern jazz from Finland and from abroad.
Tampere Jazz Happening venues are Tullikamari Klubi, Tullikamari Pakkahuone and Telakka. The age limit for Tampere Jazz Happening venues is 18 years. Under 18-year-olds are admitted at Pakkahuone concerts, only with a parent or a guardian.
See the whole programme in English.