The Umbria Jazz Festival is one of the most important jazz festivals in the world and has been held annually since 1973.
Perugia, and surrounding cities of the region of Umbria, Italy.
13 – 22 July 2018
Events in the streets and squares of Perugia are free. For paid concerts, click here.
In 2018, Qunicy Jones is celebrating his 85th birthday, and he will be accompanied, among others, by Dee Dee Bridgewater, Noa, Patti Austin, Take 6, Ivan Lins, Alfredo Rodriguez, Pedrito Martinez and Paolo Fresu, Umbria Jazz Orchestra directed by John Clayton and Quincy Jones.
Other artists include Italian and international musicians such as Pat Metheny, Massive Attack, David Byrne, The Chainsmokers, Gilberto Gil, Margareth Menezes, Caetano Veloso, Stefano Bollani, Gregory Porter, Melody Gardot, and more … full list here.