Wellington Jazz Festival

The Wellington Jazz Festival is set to heat up the coolest little capital from the 18th to the 22nd of November 2020. Come get your springtime culture fix, with live gigs set over five days!

The Festival was originally planned for early June but was cancelled because of the pandemic. Covid-19 has had a devastating impact on many of the Festival’s regular music venues, bars and eateries and for musicians and technicians across the region and country.

In response, the Festival has reshaped its planned programme, shifting it to spring, and is putting its resource and energy into ‘loving local’ - bringing audiences the finest homegrown jazz live in Wellington’s best music spots.

Audiences will have the opportunity to hear fresh new music by Aotearoa jazz composers with the Festival commissioning four Kiwi composers to create new music to be premiered at the Festival at a series of live gigs. 

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