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Press Releases

  • 16.04.2024

    jazzahead! 2024: A forward-looking finish

    This Sunday 14 April saw the 18th edition of jazzahead! trade fair and festival in Bremen come to a close. With 2,985 registered professional participants from 66 nations and a total of 14,490 visitors attending the jazzahead! festival, the expectations set by the organizer Messe Bremen were more than met. “We were tempted to put […]

  • 11.04.2024

    jazzahead! Trade fair & festival 2024 opens

    Yesterday the start of the 18th edition of jazzahead! is taking place in Bremen from 11 to 14 April. One of its first highlights was a well-attended opening ceremony with several performances by musicians from the 2024 partner country the Netherlands and representatives of the focus theme „Jazz from Africa“. Götz Bühler, Artistic Advisor of […]

  • 14.03.2024

    jazzahead! Festival: Special guests announced: Stars from the Netherlands

    With just under a month to go, the jazzahead! leadership team has just given its main press conference in the run-up to jazzahead! 2024. On Tuesday afternoon they were at Union Brauerei Bremen, which will be one of several first-time venues included in this year’s CLUBNIGHT. The team presented this year’s programme of around 120 […]

  • 04.03.2024

    jazzahead! CLUBNIGHT programme announced: 1 Ticket. 35 Venues. 70+ Concerts.

    A special highlight and a favourite feature of Bremen’s jazzahead! in April is its party night, CLUBNIGHT, treats for both newbies to the jazz scene and for people who’ve seen it all. This year’s city-wide extravaganza, on Friday 12 April, starts at 5 pm and, in some venues, goes straight through into the early hours […]

  • Maite Hontelé © Hugo Thomassen Dutch trumpeter Maite Hontelé, playing the Gala Concert on 13 April 2024


    Maite Hontelé (and mambo!) at the Gala Concert

    jazzahead! goes mambo – and presents the first names for its next edition in 2024. Dutch trumpet star Maite Hontelé and the internationally renowned Dutch youth jazz orchestra NJJO (Nationaal Jeugd Jazz Orkest) – and more guests still to be announced – are booked for the Gala Concert, which will take place on Saturday, 13 […]

  • 06.09.2023

    Starting today you can register for jazzahead! 2024 in Bremen, Germany

    Trade fair and festival to take place in Bremen already mid-April 2024, three full days and nights from the 11th to the 13th – Registration for professional participants has begun – Showcase application period for musicians has opened – Partner Country the Netherlands In keeping with the motto “New Horizons” the registration for the 18th […]

  • 03.05.2023

    jazzahead! 2023 a resounding success!

    The 17th edition of jazzahead! at MESSE BREMEN came to an end at the weekend with a ceremony officially marking the handover to next year’s partner country. For three days and nights, Bremen once again became the world metropolis of jazz. Germany, as this year’s partner country provided many concert highlights, especially via the programme […]


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