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Check out our Carnival video explaining our plans for 2021. You can meet our international stars and find out how to get involved in 2021.

Edinburgh Festival Carnival 2020
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We are very excited to present an online Festival to mark the dates of the 2020 Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival.

EJBF Online 23 - 26 July 2020
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Supported by Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival, brilliant multi-instrumentalist, composer and producer Liam Shortall has just released a new song with his band corto.alto, featuring MOBO Award winner, Mercury Prize nominee and all around incredible musician, Soweto Kinch.

'Is that it?' - new from corto.alto ft. Soweto Kinch
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Happy International Jazz Day! What is International Jazz Day? International Jazz Day was designated by UNESCO in order to highlight jazz and its diplomatic role of uniting people in all corners of the globe.

International Jazz Day 2020!
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Even Scientists get the Blues Amanda Tyndall, Festival & Creative Director, Edinburgh Science Know that feeling when you’re down and all you want to do is listen to a sad song? Ever wondered why it is that on the back of a terrible day, when you really need cheering up, you turn not to that disco track but, in my case, to Joy Division, or Eta James?

Even Scientists get the Blues
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With Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival’s Blues Weekend Online taking place this week, Senior Programmer Niall Greig Fulton rounds up a selection of jazz and blues related films and videos currently available to watch at home. German television music showcase Beat Club (1965-1972) featured a dazzling array of influential artists over the years.

Edinburgh International Film Festival's top Jazz & Blues films
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2021 Festival Dates

16 Apr 2020

Save the date! The 2021 Festival will run from Friday 16 July to Sunday 25 July. Click here to book for Jools Holland at Festival Theatre Edinburgh on Friday 16 July 2021.

2021 Festival Dates
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