• Wangaratta Jazz and Blues (map)
  • Murphy St
  • Wangaratta, VIC, 3677
  • Australia

Celebrating 27 years, Australia's premier international jazz festival, including the renowned National Jazz Awards is on again from 28 to 30 October 2014

Seriously good jazz in a seriously relaxed place.

The Wangaratta Festival of Jazz is an annual festival of jazz and blues, founded in 1990 and held in the town of Wangaratta, 2.5 hours from Melbourne in the north-east of Victoria, Australia.

Since its founding the festival has grown to include 90 events and over 350 national and international artists performing each year. The Wangaratta Festival of Jazz also hosts the National Jazz Awards, Youth Jazz Workshops, master classes and events throughout Wangaratta and surrounding wine regions.

In 1999 the festival won a National Tourism Award and was inducted into the Victorian Tourism Hall of Fame. In 2000 the Wangaratta Festival of Jazz became a Victorian Hallmark Event.

More details can be found on the Wangaratta Jazz website