As a meeting point for the international jazz scene, jazzahead! includes the modules exhibition, showcase festival, cultural festival and interdisciplinary symposium. jazzahead! exhibitors include protagonists from a wide range of the jazz business, such as bookers, club promoters, venues, agencies, media representatives and many more. In 2017, 1,356 exhibitors, 3,169 professional participants from 60 nations and over 17.600 visitors attended jazzahead!.
The showcase festival includes the following modules: European Jazz Meeting – with jazz music from all over Europe, German Jazz Expo – with jazz music from Germany, Overseas Night – focussing bands from outside Europe; and a showcase module which presents jazz music from the jazzahead! partner country, in 2018 Poland.
The jazz festival is open to a general public and offers in its showcase concerts both well-known names and young bands' projects and newcomers who still have to establish themselves on the music market.
jazzahead! Festival 5–22 April 2018
jazzahead! Fair 19–22 April 2018
For more inforamtion, please visit www.jazzahead.de
The jazzahead! clubnight turned 40 locations in Bremen into jazz clubs: Diazpora at Theater Bremen © Nikolai Wolff / courtesy of Messe Bremen