Devonport Jazz Festival
Tasmania's only winter Jazz Festival!
Held on the last weekend in July, Devonport Jazz returns in 2018 with a program full to the brim of jazz.
The festival features award-winning a Cappella sextet Skety, direct from the Czech Republic. Described as the future of a Capella groups, Skety are a fresh and contemporary spin on traditional jazz vocals.
Other Highlights include quirky Melbourne duo Lily and King, Sydney Crooner Gregg Arthur with his smooth vocal style reminiscent of Frank Sinatra, and the ultimate 1930s party band The Furbelows.
Devonport Jazz is pleased to welcome The Hobart Jazz Quartet to the festival, led by 2017 Australian Jazz Hall of Fame inductee Ted Vining and playing the music of John Lewis and the Modern Jazz Quartet.
Devonport Jazz will also feature community events such as Street Eats and the Providore Place Sunday Market where food and artisan products will be the main course with a side of jazz performance.
Why not make a weekend of it and explore the food,wine and scenery that the region is famed for. There is more than meets the eye in Devonport, and Devonport Jazz is a great excuse to visit.
Visit their website for more information.