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Jazz Ascona

20 June 2019 - 29 June 2018


From june 20 to 29: when New oOrleans comes to Lake Maggiore

180 jazz, blues, R&B, gospel and rock’n’roll concerts, alongside brass band parades, legendary midnight jam sessions, artist meetings, and special Louisiana Creole cuisine tastings.

A full immersion in the world of New Orleans music: this is JazzAscona, one of the most popular festivals in Ticino, that has been transforming Ascona into one of Europe’s summer jazz meccas for the past35 years. Cherished for its sparkling spirit, magical atmosphere, and diverse program that can be enjoyed without rushing from one venue to another, JazzAscona presents the best of European trad jazz and NewOrleans’ repertoire. 

From June 20 to 29,we look forward to welcoming around forty bands, among them the highly acclaimed New Orleans Jazz Orchestra, winner of a Grammy in 2010, the famous pianist and singer Davell Crawford, the legendary Bourbon Street band, JT & The Kanection, and the popular trumpeter Leroy Jones.

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