The Jazz Education Network is dedicated to building the jazz arts community by advancing education, promoting performance, and developing new audiences.

Worldwide Jazz Festivals

Listing of Festivals

This is a developing list and we invite the jazz community to help us add to it. Submit events here

One of our valued partners, Timeless Communications, home of JAZZed Magazine, has created a database of jazz festivals worldwide. We encourage you to browse their site and submit your festivals, there, as well.


Big Band Jam!
April 18 - 30, 2017
Washington, DC

New Zealand Jazz & Blues Festival
May 24 - 28, 2017
Christchurch, NZ

North City Jazz and Blues Festival
May 30 - June 2, 2017

Jazz Institute @ Brevard
June 5 - 16, 2017
Brevard, NC

October 12 - 18, 2017

Other Resources

Behind the Mic
A developing list of vocal jazz festivals (submit your event to their list!).

Music Arts Management
A directory of teaching artists that can be invited to your event.

To help fulfill our mission of promoting performance and creating new audiences, JEN is building a comprehensive database of international jazz festivals around the world. Updating this list will be an ongoing process, and we'd like to invite you to inform us of any jazz festivals happening in your area, to include here.

Please fill out this form to include an event on this list. 

Check back often, as we develop this great resource.