Vijay Iyer Sextet and other acts announced for Pori Jazz 2018

Vijay Iyer Sextet released one of the most revered jazz albums this year and will perform in Pori Jazz next summer. Seven other acts have also been added to the festival program. Tickets are available at Ticketmaster Finland for a special discounted Christmas price until the end of the year.

Vijay Iyer may well be one of the most important jazz musicians at the moment. He’s received several awards and prizes for his critically acclaimed albums and played memorable concerts one after another. In 2015 Vijay Iyer performed at Pori Jazz with his trio and next July he will bring his renowned sextet, whose “Far From Over” album is widely considered to be the jazz album of 2017.

Pori Jazz main concerts will be held on July 19th, 20th and 21st next year. Other new acts include American Internet phenomenon KNOWER and Hurray for the Riff Raff, British GoGo Penquin and trumpeter Yazz Ahmed alongside her septet and Finnish talents Aili Ikonen, 3TM and Litku Klemetti. Pori Jazz has previously announced the performance of Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds on Thursday, July 19th. Several other acts will be announced during forthcoming months.

Tickets available for a special price until December 31st!

Tickets for Pori Jazz 2018 are available at Ticketmaster Finland. The free-of-choice ticket to Kirjurinluoto (entitling entrance on one of the main concert days) is on sale starting from 69 Euros (incl. Ticketmaster’s service fee). Three-day ticket to all main concerts is also on sale starting from 169 Euros (incl. Ticketmaster’s service fee). Both prices are valid until December 31st. For premium festival experience please check our VIP and Radio Aalto Lounge tickets.