Welcome to the Ystad Sweden Jazz Festival!

Buy day tickets for all three concerts on Sunday, August 4th, at Charlottenlund Castle!

Concerts of the year!

Tribute concert for Putte Wickman 100 Years med Ken Peplowski (US), Viktoria Tolstoy, Klas Lindqvist and Claes Crona Trio

31 July @ 13:00
Ken Peplowski (US) – clarinet, saxophone Viktoria Tolstoy – vocals Klas Lindquist – clarinet, ...

Yazz Parade Gunhild Carling

31 July @ 15:00
Gunhild Carling & Carling Family The Yazz Parade through Ystad has become a popular tradition th...

Bobby Medina’s Latin American Jazz Experience

31 July @ 16:30
Bobby Medina (US/MX) – trumpet Conrad Medina (US/MX) – saxophone Gabe Hall-Rodrigues (US/BR) –...

Gunhild Carling & Carling Family

31 July @ 18:30
Gunhild Carling – trumpet, trombone, piano, harp, harmonica, flute, oboe, bagpipes, crumhorn Carli...

Mimi Terris & Mats Andersson

31 July @ 19:00
Mimi Terris – vocals Mats Andersson – guitar David Andersson – bass Mimi Terris and Mats Ander...

Frida Green

31 July @ 20:00 - 23:00
Frida Green – vocals Leo Holmberg – guitar TBC – piano Frida Green is a singer from Ystad whos...

Jan Lundgren & Lars Jansson “Face to Face”

31 July @ 20:00
Jan Lundgren – piano Lars Jansson – piano A dual piano concert is a rarity in jazz and this doub...

A fanfare from the church tower

31 July @ 22:00
Since 1748, Ystad’s tower watchman has looked out over the town to check that all is well during t...

Alba Armengou “Star from Barcelona”

31 July @ 22:30
Alba Armengou (ES) – trumpet, vocals Vicente López (ES) – guitar Tramel Levalle – percussion ...

Next Jazz Generation: Första Parkett

1 August @ 11:00
Alma Rosendahl – vocals Love Bragée – tenor sax Rasmus Gren – guitar Elias Bondesson – pian...

Mathias Heise Action 4´s

1 August @ 13:00
Mathias Heise (DK) – chromatic harmonica Rasmus Sørensen (DK) – piano Conor Chaplin (IE) – ba...

Next Jazz Generation: MUSViT

1 August @ 14:00
Ronja Andersson (DK) – alto sax, vocals Teis Ortved (DK) – tenor sax, piano Jacob Tjernström ...

João Bosco Quartet “Brazilian Legend”

1 August @ 16:00
João Bosco (BR) – guitar, vocals Ricardo Silveira (BR) – guitar Guto Wirtti (BR) – bass Kiko ...

Sylvia Vrethammar “In Concert”

1 August @ 18:30
Sylvia Vrethammar – vocals Leo Lindberg – piano Max Schultz – guitar Niklas Fernqvist – bass...

Frida Green

1 August @ 20:00 - 23:00
Frida Green – vocals Leo Holmberg – guitar TBC – piano Frida Green is a singer from Ystad whos...

Sissoko Segal Parisien Peirani “Les Égarés”

1 August @ 21:00
Ballaké Sissoko (ML) – kora Vincent Segal (FR) – cello Émile Parisien (FR) – saxophone Vin...

Jam with Jonathan Damgård

1 August @ 22:00
Jonathan Dafgård – guitar Hilda Nordkvist – bass Marcus Karlsson – drums Unwinding at the lat...

Next Jazz Generation: Ellen Mölck Group

2 August @ 11:00
Ellen Mölck – drums Olga Denward – vocals Simone Vroland – saxophone Martin Friis – guitar ...

Trio Circle Backenroth/Dölerud/Johansson Werre

2 August @ 11:00
Hans Backenroth – bass Magnus Dölerud – tenor sax Oscar Johansson Werre – drums Over the year...

Karl Olandersson Kvartett “Swedish Trumpet Star”

2 August @ 13:00
Karl Olandersson – trumpet Magnus Hjorth – piano Martin Sjöstedt – bass Daniel Fredriksson ...

Next Jazz Generation: Broder Hjalmings

2 August @ 14:00
Oskar Nordkvist – trumpet Teis Ortved – saxophone Hjalmar Nordkvist – trombone Hilda Nordkvist...

E.S.T. 30

2 August @ 16:00
Magnus Öström – drums Dan Berglund – bass Fredrik Ljungkvist – sax Verneri Pohjola (FI) – ...

Andy Sheppard Trio

2 August @ 18:30
Andy Sheppard (GB) – tenor and soprano sax Rita Marcotulli (IT) – piano Michel Benita (FR) – b...

Brandon Goldberg

2 August @ 19:00
Brandon Goldberg (US) – piano The 18-year-old piano virtuoso Brandon Goldberg has established hims...

Jan Lundgren & Yamandu Costa “Inner Spirits”

2 August @ 21:00
Jan Lundgren – piano Yamandu Costa (BR) – guitar Vibrant Latin American rhythms meet evocative N...

Frida Green

2 August @ 21:00 - 23:50
Frida Green – vocals Leo Holmberg – guitar TBC – piano Frida Green is a singer from Ystad whos...

Jamsession with Jonathan Damgård Trio

2 August @ 22:00
Jonathan Dafgård – guitar Hilda Nordkvist – bass Marcus Karlsson – drums Unwinding at the lat...

Next Jazz Generation: Ebba Dankel Trio

3 August @ 11:00
Ebba Dankel (SE) – piano Simon Petersson (SE) – bass Amund Kleppan (NO) – drums Ebba Dankel is...

Blue Light Jazzband

3 August @ 11:00
A CONCERT IN SUPPORT OF SAVE THE CHILDREN AND ITS WORK IN UKRAINE Tore Gislén – flugelhorn, valve...

J.D.Hive ”Isn’t Dinner Lovely Tonight”

3 August @ 13:00
Johannes Dickbauer (AU) – violin Sebastian Schneider (AU) – piano Andreas Waelti (CH) – bass A...

Next Jazz Generation: The Bee’s Knees

3 August @ 14:00
Maj Kristin Karlsson – vocals Fabian Eliasson – trumpet Sami Pilefors – trumpet Charlie Sandst...

Sarah McKenzie

3 August @ 16:00
Sarah McKenzie (AU) – piano, vocals Ulf Wakenius – guitar Pierre Boussaguet (FR) – bass Sebast...

Siqueira Lima “Latin Sounds”

3 August @ 18:30
Fernando de Lima (BR) – guitar Cecilia Siqueira (UY) – guitar The award-winning guitarists of Du...

Frida Green

3 August @ 21:00 - 23:50
Frida Green – vocals Leo Holmberg – guitar TBC – piano Frida Green is a singer from Ystad whos...

Billy Cobham’s Time Machine

3 August @ 21:00
Billy Cobham (US) – drums Gary Husband (UK) – keyboards Rocco Zifarelli (IT) – guitar Michael ...

Jamsession with Jonathan Damgård Trio

3 August @ 22:00
Jonathan Dafgård – guitar Hilda Nordkvist – bass Marcus Karlsson – drums Unwinding at the lat...

Mezzoforte

4 August @ 15:00
Eythor Gunnarsson (IS) – keyboards Fridrik Karlsson (IS) – guitar Johann Asmundsson (IS) – bas...

Monday Night Big Band med special guest Thorbjørn Risager.

4 August @ 16:00
Thorbjørn Risager – guitar, vocals Monday Night Big Band There’s a musical treat in store at So...

Erik Gadd + Blacknuss 2.0 med Norrbotten Big Band

4 August @ 17:30
Eric Gadd – guitar, vocals Blacknuss 2.0 Norrbotten Big Band Sweden’s “King of Soul” Eric Ga...

Tommy Körberg, Rigmor Gustafsson, Margareta Bengtson and Jan Lundgren with Bohuslän Big Band ”The World of Duke Ellington”

4 August @ 19:30
Tommy Körberg – vocals Rigmor Gustafsson – vocals Margareta Bengtson – vocals Jan Lundgren ...

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JAZZ AMBASSADORS 2024

Johanna Lind Bagge

Göran Rosenberg

Johanna Lind Bagge is a skin care guru, health and beauty expert, fashion icon, blogger and TV celebrity. She is a positive influencer with 177,000 followers on Instagram who focuses on health, animals, fashion and entrepreneurship.
Johanna Lind Bagge made a big impression locally in 2015, when she was involved in transforming Kabusa, just outside Ystad, into a major centre for design, art, fashion and furnishings that attracted customers from all over Europe.
Göran Rosenberg, a leading Swedish author, journalist, public speaker, programme presenter and columnist, has worked in the media for over 40 years. He has written numerous books that have been translated into some 15 languages and won many of Sweden’s most prestigious awards for literature and journalism, including the August Prize.
Göran Rosenberg is also an avid jazz lover who for many years has spread his enthusiasm for music and our festival in his networks.

YSJF2024 Bluesette Birgitta Glenmark

This year’s festival will be the 15th festival in a row and we want to celebrate that with you!
The festival starts as usual on a Wednesday, July 31st, but to celebrate a little extra we are extending the festival until Sunday, August 4th.
Already now we start by presenting this year’s Yazz artist!

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Become a Yazz Friend in 2024

As a Yazzvän, you can buy tickets to the festival before the ticket release, special offers and you can pick up this year’s art poster for free in the JazzShop during the festival. Click here.

You Yazzvänner are very valuable for the development of the festival. Thank you for your support! Becoming a Yazz Friend makes a significant contribution to the continuation and development of the festival.