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Jazz festivals in Greece


August 25, 26, 27 - Jazz on Tinos 2017 - The festival that brought jazz to Tinos and gave jazz scenes the trigger to multiply throughout the Aegean will be organized and hosted by the Cultural Foundation of Tinos for the ninth consecutive year. The Greek and foreign artists featured in the festival all released compelling albums. The event is co-organized by the Cultural Foundation of Tinos and the South Aegean Region. Free entrance.


For the second year the music invites us to Folegandros from July 27 to 29, 2017.


Sani Festival 2017 from July 8 to August 19, 2017. Celebrating 25 years ! 

Melitzazz festival is a colorful, multi-national gathering of cultures, in the capital of Tsakonia, Leonidio. The 2017 edition will take place on July 5 to 9. Invited artists and chefs convey the atmosphere of their places, contributing to the celebration with music, dance, culture and tastes. Scattered events take place in the streets, at squares and in the chateaus of the picturesque traditional village of Leonidio, numerous open stages are set up throughout the city of Leonidio, the streets are transformed into open air bars and street food goes to a new dimension, where music and dances tangle with scents and flavors of local and international gastronomy.


Once again, Vamos will host the well-established festival "Jazz in July"! The talented artists will take you to a magical journey in the mystical and enthralling world of jazz!  from July 1, 2017 at Vamos Rethymnon - Crete - 6939983958 -


The annual NAFPLION FESTIVAL kicks off on June 23rd and promises lots of music all the way through to July 2nd. Few jazz night on the 26 th edition of the festival.


Summer Nostos Festival 2017 -  from June 18th to June 25th. As part of its broader philanthropic activity and its continuous support to the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC), the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) establishes -and supports through an exclusive grant- the open, week-long events that are held every June at the SNFCC. Admission to the events is free for all participants.

Mediterranean Artists Masters 2017 - Festival & Academy 2nd edition - Naoussa - Paros - Greece  From July 16 to 21 - MAM 2017: 5 days of music, masterclasses, workshops and concerts with some of the best Jazz teachers and performers of Greece and Europe.


Greek Jazz Panorama - New Generation /4 - 9-11 June 2017 - at 21:00 on the roof of Onassis Cultural Centre 107-109 Syngrou Avenue   - Athens — 210 9005800 - www.sgt.gr -The new generation of the Greek jazz scene experiments with mainstream jazz, grooving relentlessly and creating music soundscapes. For a fourth year we listen to the future, here and now!