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Kongsberg Jazzfestival. Hvert år i uke 27.
5.-8. juli 2017

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Wednesday 5. July 2017

Bebop & Business

Bebop & Business is the business meeting venue at the jazz festival! This year's theme is Heart, Soul & Money - does it unite?

Magazinet
at 10:00

DAYPASS WEDNESDAY

Daypass Wednesday.

Kirketorget
at 14:00

FESTIVALPASS

Festivalpass.

Kirketorget
at 14:00

Gamle Norge-pass

Gamle Norge-pass gives access to all concerts at Gamle Norge.

Gamle Norge
at 15:00

Kirketorget-pass

Kirketorget-pass gives access to all three nights at Kirketorget. Tickets must be exchanged for an armband.

Kirketorget
at 15:00

Særingpass

Særingpasset is our tribute to those who like to expand their musical horizons.

Smeltehytta
at 15:00

The Chick Corea Elektric Band

The Chick Corea Elektric Band is one of the very few jazz ensembles who have truly revolutionized the art form.

Kongsberg Musikkteater
at 17:00

COMMISSIONED PIECE: AREA 51 - MORTEN QVENILD

The innovative pianist, composer and bandleader Morten Qvenild has been engaged to write new music for a brand new band that unites some ...

Energimølla
at 20:00

Gammalgrass

Norwegian "gammaldans" meets American bluegrass in a concert full of good mood and relaxed atmosphere combined with virtuosic interplay. ...

Christians kjeller
at 21:00

Morten Abel

Morten Abel has been an artist to be reckoned with in the Norwegian music scene for over 30 years. His career began with Mods in the 80s,...

Kongsberg Musikkteater
at 21:30

Ellen Andrea Wang

Bassist, vocalist, composer - and sensation, Ellen Andrea Wang has in just a few years established herself as a strong name both in the N...

Argus Grand Hotell
at 22:00

Thursday 6. July 2017

DAYPASS THURSDAY

Daypass Thursday.

Kirketorget
at 12:00

Frode Gjerstad & Fred Lonberg-Holm

Saxophonist Frode Gjerstad meets cellist Fred Lonberg-Holm in the intimate gallery Åkern at this year's jazzfestival in Kongsberg.

Galleri Åkern
at 13:00

Ola Kvernberg & Jason Moran

The pioneering American pianist Jason Moran meets Norwegian jazz 'fiddle favorite Ola Kvernberg in a unique concert - only at the Kongsbe...

Energimølla
at 14:00

Susanna: Go Dig My Grave

Susanna feat. Giovanna Pessi, Ida Hidle & Tuva Syvertsen. This constellation will bring their interpretations of old and new songs for a ...

Kongsberg kirke
at 17:00

Asmundsen & Co

Tine Asmundsen pay tribute to Einar Iversen at Kongsberg Jazzfestival.

Argus Grand Hotell
at 17:00

Blood, Sweat & Tears + Tower of Power

Two world-class soul bands are ready to create a tremendous soul party at the church square.

Kirketorget
at 18:00

John Scofield Uberjam Band

John Scofield's guitar work has influenced jazz since the late 70’s and is going strong today.

Energimølla
at 19:00

Trondheim Jazz Orchestra, Eirik Hegdal & Joshua Redman

Elite Orchestra meets elite saxophonist at the Kongsberg Jazzfestival: Trondheim Jazz Orchestra and Joshua Redman!

Kongsberg Musikkteater
at 22:30

Hellbillies

Hellbillies has built up a strong reputation and a large audience with their successful adaptation of American country rock, all sung in ...

Gamle Norge
at 22:30

Knut Anders Sørum

In the autumn of 2016 Knut Anders Sørum won NRK’s music TV show “Stjernekamp”, as the first male contestant ever. His big voice, c...

Christians kjeller
at 22:30

The Electrics

The Electrics consists of some of Europe's leading improvising musicians, and is in spite of the name, an acoustic quartet.

Smeltehytta
at 22:30

Two Bands and a Legend

Two Bands and a Legend is ready for reunion after 13 years!

Energimølla
at 23:59

Friday 7. July 2017

DAYPASS FRIDAY

Daypass Friday.

Kirketorget
at 12:00

Agnes Hvizdalek

The voice artist Agnes Hvizdalek is holding a concert at Galleri Åkern.

Galleri Åkern
at 13:00

Megalodon Collective

It can only be a very special band that both get Grammy nominated for its first record, as well as winning the prestigious Jazzintro comp...

Energimølla
at 14:00

New voices: Aufles' Turbomodul

Last years recipient of Kongsberg Jazzfestival's recruitment award, Håvard Aufles, is back with a new band.

Argus Grand Hotell
at 17:00

Susanna solo

In Sølvsalen will we hear Susanna alone, presenting a selection from the rich catalog of stripped down cover songs and her own songs.

Sølvsalen
at 17:30

Nico & Vinz // Gabrielle // Matoma // Tomine Harket & Unge Ferrari

Four of the largest hitmakers enter Kirketorget to give you a party night you won’t forget! On the stage you’ll find Nico & Vinz, Gab...

Kirketorget
at 18:00

Særingfest

Særingfest is an evening of music, sound and noise in all shapes and forms - simply a festival within the festival!

Smeltehytta
at 18:00

Ensemble Denada, Erlend Skomsvoll & Torun Eriksen

It’s time for a premiere of a new musical collaboration.

Energimølla
at 19:00

Dee Dee Bridgewater

Over the course of a multifaceted career that has spanned four decades, Grammy and Tony Award-winning Jazz-diva Dee Dee Bridgewater has r...

Kongsberg Musikkteater
at 19:00

Double concert: Hanne Boel + Red Hot

Double concert with one of Scandinavia's largest soul artists and one of Norway’s most renowned live bands!

Gamle Norge
at 22:30

Art Ensemble of Chicago

This legendary cult band will hold two midnight shows at Energimølla, on Friday 7th. and Saturday 8th of July.

Energimølla
at 23:59

Saturday 8. July 2017

DAYPASS SATURDAY

Daypass Saturday.

Kirketorget
at 12.00

Nacka Forum

Any concert with the Swedish-Danish band Nacka Forum is something to look forward to!

Energimølla
at 13:00

Avanthagen: Sissel Vera Pettersen & Terje Isungset // Mette Rasmussen solo // Lemur

Avanthagen on Saturday afternoon will be a highlight for many festival guests at Kongsberg Jazzfestival!

Smeltehytta
at 14:30

Poesioasen: Jan Eggum

Warm and melancholic atmosphere by Jan Eggum in Poesioasen at Christians Kjeller.

Christians kjeller
at 15:00

DNB-award concert: Susanna with band and choir

DNB-award concert: Susanna with band and choir. The audience will hear new music, arrangements and Susanna in large, dark and dramatic fo...

Kongsberg Musikkteater
at 16:00

Vazelina Bilopphøggers

There's a good mood guarantee when Vazelina Bilopphøggers heads out on the road again!

Gamle Norge
at 17:00

EYOLF DALE: WOLF VALLEY

Throughout the jazz community there’s been vast praise regarding Eyolf Dales project Wolf Valley. The octet, with some of Norway’s be...

Sølvsalen
at 17:30

TOTO + The Waterboys

TOTO has for four decades been one of the world's most successful and sought-after bands.

Kirketorget
at 18:00

Marius Neset Quintet w/ Stian Carstensen

An original and unique musical encounter awaits Kongsberg Jazzfestival: Saxophonist Marius Neset challenged by the musical phenomenon Sti...

Energimølla
at 19:00

Skrap w/Steve Noble

The premiere of a new and expectant constellation: Heida Mobeck and Anja Lauvdal in the duo SKRAP meet the English drummer Steve Noble.

Smeltehytta
at 22:30

Mezzoforte // 40th anniversary

The Icelandic fusion band Mezzoforte have been going for impressive 40 years! It is marked by a large-scale jubilee tour in 2017 - and Ko...

Christians kjeller
at 22:30

Chris Thompson & Mads Eriksen band

Mannfred Mann's Earth Band-vocalist meets Norwegian top guitarist.

Gamle Norge
at 22:30

Jaga Jazzist

The superband Jaga Jazzist is finally back at Kongsberg Jazzfestival.

Kongsberg Musikkteater
at 23:59

Anniversary concert: Karin Krog

Karin Krog, Norway’s jazz veteran, will celebrate her 80th birthday in 2017. This will be marked at the Kongsberg Jazzfestival with a p...

Kongsberg kirke
at 23:59

Art Ensemble of Chicago

This legendary cult band will hold two midnight shows at Energimølla, on Friday 7th. and Saturday 8th of July.

Energimølla
at 23:59