Ascona Jazz Festival
Jun 21 - Jun 29, 2013
Welcome to the festive world of JazzAscona! The Ascona Jazz Festival is the place to be for jazz fans. Specialized in classic jazz and the music of New Orleans, the festival attracts a knowledgeable and enthusiastic audience from all over the world.
The 2013 edition will host a vast amount of swing, as well as blues, gospel, R&B and New Orleans Beat. Set in a spectacular scenery, the festival offers more than 160 concerts, jam sessions and of course brass band parades held over nine days. The most important news is represented by its new format, with concerts completely free of charge during weekdays and some top events for which the access will be granted by a special ticket. The entry during the two week-ends will be regulated as during the past editions, with a set price which will allow access to all stages and their rich and catching program.
The lineup includes artists like Shannon Powell’s New Orleans All Stars (21-25.6), The Original Tuxedo Jazz Band (22-29.6), Mario Biondi (23.6), Tania Maria (24.6), Ornella Vanoni (25.6), The Blind Boys Of Alabama (26.6), The Puppini Sisters (27.6), Nina Attal (25-29.6), Mark Whitfield – Roland Guerin & Troy Davis Trio (26 – 29.6), Robben Ford & Friends (28-29.6), The Carling Family (21-27.6), Uros Perry Perich “Tribute To Ray Charles” (21-22.6) and many more…
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