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Melbourne International Jazz Festival

Mark your calendar because the Melbourne International Jazz festival is back and running this 2020. Embrace the spirit of Jazz as it’s coming your way on the 31st of May to the 9th of June, 2020.


What is the Melbourne International Jazz Festival?

The Melbourne International Jazz Festival is an annual event first held in 1998. This festival aims to reach young and old people alike to experience jazz in its natural state, live and embrace its unique music impact on listeners. The Melbourne International Festival of Jazz provides a platform for lovers of jazz to collaborate, educate, engage, perform and celebrate emerging artists.


What to Expect at the Melbourne International Jazz Festival

Enjoy more than 130 performances across 25 venues in 10 days, including free events, art parties, entertainment for children and much more.

The Melbourne International Jazz Festival is located throughout the streets of Melbourne, aiming for the city to come alive with the ‘spirit of jazz’. The Melbourne International Jazz festival is hosting acts in various places such as concert halls, jazz clubs, street corners and art venues. Don’t miss the free outdoor concert at Federation Square. Join in the festivities today, and embrace the beauty jazz has to offer along with the Melbourne community.

Our top picks to attend during the Melbourne International Jazz Festival are Andrea Keller and Hayley Miro for their Journey Home premier and Frances Madden.

No matter your age, anyone can enjoy and love jazz music as a form of expression and art.  Tickets are available today, join in the celebration and make Melbourne a world-class destination for jazz.


Where to stay during the Melbourne International Jazz Festival

Stay at our award winning 4.5 star Melbourne City Hotel. We are located near the Southern Cross Train Station and across from the SkyBus terminal.  We have many accommodation options available to suit all.

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