Hua Hin Jazz Festival 2019
May 17 - May 18
It could hardly get any better when you combine a seaside beach and Thai food with world-class live jazz. The Thai royal seaside resort of Hua Hin, a three-hour drive from Bangkok, will once again host the annual Hua Hin Jazz Festival.
The following information and festival dates will be updated when details of the Hua Hin Jazz Festival 2019 are released.
The line-up of international and local jazz artists this year will ensure that the 2019 edition will be the most memorable to date. Performers include British jazz funk group Shakatak, Japanese instrumental group Dimension, Grammy-nominated act recording artists Ulf & Eric Wakenius who are a father-son duo from Sweden, Veronica Nunes & Ricardo Vogt from Brazil playing samba and bossa nova, French jazz-blues singer Nina Van Horn, Austria’s blond jazz diva Simone Kopmajer, American classic jazz pianist John di Martino, and one of the festival’s highlights the Thai band The Sound of Siam led by Thailand’s premier saxophonist Koh Mr. Saxman. They will all be performing on the beach stage, while there will also be open stage performances by newcomers including Funktion, Sax Pack Girl, and Sincharoen Brothers. Apart from concerts on the beach, the programme includes music workshops as well.
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This year the Hua Hin Jazz Festival will be held under the theme ‘Open to the New Shades, a marketing concept initiated by the Tourist Authority of Thailand (TAT) that focuses on gastronomy, arts & crafts, nature, culture and Thai way of life. Presented by Hitman Company in collaboration with Hua Hin Municipality and TAT, the festival is part of an effort to turn Hua Hin into a city of music.
The event will take place on Hua Hin beach daily on 18 and 19 May from 5 pm to 12 pm hrs. Entry is free.
For more details, visit the Hua Hin International Jazz Festival official website.