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30 Years of Jazzèbre

1st October 2018 - 21st October 2018

The Festival JAZZEBRE

The eagerly-anticipated zebra has been delighting jazz fans in the P-O every autumn since 1988! In this, its 30th year, the iconic festival is bursting with exciting concerts, unusual events and local heritage promotion.

With yet another astonishing programme of contemporary jazz and world music concerts at venues around the region, music-lovers will once again be spoilt for choice. The line up boasts established names and emerging talents from the local, national and international scene.

Bigger events are already selling out fast so if you’re thinking of going, book ASAP!

Opening Concert

SARDANAJAZZ II, 5.30pm, Place de la République, Perpignan

The Montpellier-based trumpeter and long-standing festival patron, Michel MARRE, returns to Perpignan 23 years after his initial project, Sardanajazz. With his unique vision and extraordinary composing skills, he once again combines the latest in contemporary jazz with the traditional Catalan music of la cobla Mil-lenaria.

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From 12.99€. Buy tickets here

Closing Concert

ROBERTO FONSECA, 6pm, Théâtre de l’Archipel, Perpignan

Roberto Fonseca is one of Cuba’s most sought-after musicians, acclaim indeed for an island with such renowned musical heritage. Since starting his career fifteen years ago as part of Ibrahim Ferrer’s legendary Buena Vista Social Club, the young pianist has become a charismatic and prolific leader of his industry. With influences ranging from contemporary jazz, classical Bach and his traditional African roots, this Cuban musician is constantly pushing the boundaries of jazz and world music.

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From 27€. Buy tickets here.

Sunday Musical Picnics

Bring along your blankets and hampers, with a nice, chilled bottle of something or other. Stroll through some of the region’s most beautiful scenery, interspersed with regular musical interludes, before settling down to watch the day’s final concert.

23rd Sept10.30amChapelle de l’Arca, Saint Nazaire

La Fanfare du Festival & 4Lands – take part in the guided cycle from Perpignan or join the party in the gardens before enjoying a concert from string trio, Zephyr, accompanied by vocalist/percussist, Germain Lebot.

From 9€Buy tickets here.
30th Sept9.45amAncienne Cave Coopérative, Maury

La Fanfarfelue & Cavale – Train Rougetake the emblematic from Rivesaltes with musical performances at each station. Then marvel at the unique cinematic repertoire covering jazz, world music, rock and more.

From 13€Buy tickets here.
7th Oct10.30amPrieuré de Marcevol, ArboussolsFanfare du Festival & Banan’n Jug – After a stroll through the aromatic gardens, with musical blooms cropping up all over, enjoy a performance from 4 swing sisters, oozing authentic vintage style.From 9€Buy tickets here.
14th Oct10.30amErmitage Notre Dame du Château, SorèdeLes Ânes de Palkinov – 6 musicians form an explosive, humorous and atypical brass band. Exploring the strange and intriguing world of Eastern Europe (Bulgaria, Macedonia and Romania), this promises to be moment of celebration and madness not to be missed!From 9€Buy tickets here.

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1st October 2018
21st October 2018
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