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Bansko Jazz Festival 2017

bansko jazz festival

20th JUBILEE International Jazz Festival Bansko – 2017   •   Will take place from 5 to 12 of august   

The best event during the summer season in Bansko. People from all of Europe are coming to Bansko. The town is famous for being the best winter resort on the Balkans hosting some of the best ski and snowboard championships.

For the past years the resort of Bansko is attracting more tourists during the summer season as well. The local government are putting great efforts in organzing a weekly events. The biggest and the most famous event is the International Jazz Fest that usually takes place in the beginning of August. This is is the 20th Jubilee of the International Jazz Festival and it will be EPIC!

See the program of the festival below and book your transfer to Bansko:

Here is the program:

The festival programme has featured almost all great Bulgarian jazz performers.


5 Aug. (Saturday) 6 Aug. (Sunday) 7 Aug. (Monday) 8 Aug. (Tuesaday) 9Aug. (Wednesday) 10Aug. (Thursday) 11 Aug. (Friday) 12 Aug. (Saturday)
Sentimental  Swingers & Big Band Blagoevgrad with special guest Mihail Yossifov (Bulgaria) Uroš Perić & The Divettes (Slovenia ) & The Mambo Stars Band (Serbia) Acquaphonica (Bulgaria/Italy) Big Band „Swing kids” (Germany)  Two Cities One World (Bulgaria/USA) The Tbilisi Big Band & soloists (Georgia)  Offlines Project (Israel) & guest Vladimir Karparov(Bulgaria) Peter Salchev & Octet Plovdiv (Bulgaria)
Vlatko Stefanovski Trio (Macedonia) Camellia Todorova & JP Trio (Bulgaria) Lyubomir Denev   Quartet & Vesela Morova (Bulgaria) Lilly of the West (Bulgaria) Chopin on the strings of Strzelczyk / Rodowicz / Erenc trio (Poland) Mario Stantchev Trio Inedit (France/Bulgaria) Roundella (Italy) Patti Austin with Trio – “For Ella” (USA)
Axel Zwingenberger (Germany) Spaghetti Swing (Italy) Hilda Kazasyan & Quartet (Bulgaria) Hot Four (Germany) New Beginnin (Bulgaria) Frederic Viale / Thomas Cordogli / Yoann Serra (France) with special guest  Magi Aleksieva – „Mey”  (Bulgaria) Vassil Petrov – vocal & Stanislav Arabadjiev  trio  (Bulgaria) Mungo Jerry Blues Band (UK)
Patrizia Laquidara (Italy) Side Steps Quintet (Germany) Seven (Swittzerland) Djabe (Hungary) Tony Momrelle & Band (UK) Candy Dulfer & Band (Netherlands)


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