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Music fest is where you don’t recognize when the night turns into morning and the crowd around you turn into your friends, however, only if the show is not yawn-inducing. You’ve hadn’t been to the best music fest yet, if you haven’t enjoyed the experience. Especially, if you haven’t hit the jazz festival, then you have missed out the real soul of music fests.
This old-school music style still has a lot of fans and that is why it is one of most awaited kind of music genre festivals. The speciality of this music is that it is one-of-its-kind and every composition feels different which attracts the music lovers worldwide.
The authenticity of the Jazz music is only evident in the best music festivals and here is a list of soulful Jazz music festivals celebrated around the world.
Jazz and Heritage Festival - New Orleans
When it comes to Jazz music, how can its birth place not celebrate it? Buddy Bolden was the the first Jazz player and said to invent this music style in New Orleans almost 100 years back. This city still celebrates the music with full fervor and excitement. New Orleans organizes a grand 7-day festival. The non-stop party and variety of acts make the festival lively. Along with Jazz, the music festival also showcases other heritage music genres like blues, gospel, Rhythm and blues, folk etc. You can witness the rich and vibrant culture of New Orleans during this 7-day music fest.
Montreal International Jazz Festival - Montreal, Canada
It is the biggest Jazz music festival in the world and it comes with a proof. It’s been recorded in the ‘Guiness Book of world Records’. Over 2 million people from all over the world, fly down to Montreal to attend this breathtaking music festival. If you love music, specially jazz style then this fest is surely once in a lifetime experience which organizes over 1000 mind-blowing concerts. The fest is so lively here that it goes on full day until midnight or even for more extended time. The entire city turns musical during this fest.
Saint Lucia Jazz Festival - Saint Lucia, Caribbean Island
Sun, sand and jazz, what an ultimate combination! An annual musical event hosted on the most enchanting location, Caribbean island is simply worth attending. Local and international musicians, both participate in the event and mesmerize the crowd with the soulful musical tunes of Jazz, R&B and Calypso. The 10-days music fest during summer time creates a perfect vacation plan.
Montreux Jazz Festival - Montreux, Switzerland
It’s been over 50 years now, this music fest is still a favourite among Jazz lovers around the world. Montreux Jazz Festival is considered to be the second biggest musical festival in the world. The festival grows bigger and bigger and attracts more public each year. The festival is hosted near the beautifully scenic Lake Geneva which elevates the atmosphere of this music fest. Along with Jazz, you can enjoy artists playing folk, soul, blues, electronic and much more.
So get your Jazz lover squad ready and travel to enjoy such splendid music festivals around the world.