A total of 17 acts added to summer’s lineup

The program for Pori Jazz main concerts is now complete with 17 new acts added to the lineup. The additions include several interesting international artists as well as three prominent Finnish ensembles: Ricky-Tick Big Band & Julkinen Sana, Pyhimys & Saimaa and Kingston Wall by JJylli, Kuoppis & WHB.
 
Pori Jazz main concerts are held at the Kirjurinluoto Concert Park on Thursday July 18th, Friday July 19th and Saturday July 20th. New additions to soul and funk genres include Betty Wright, Tank & The Bangas, Young Gun Silver Fox and Cymade. The international jazz scene is among others represented by American bands Idris Ackamoor and the Pyramids and James Brandon Lewis Quintet.

Finnish additions to the program include Pyhimys & Saimaa, Kingston Wall by JJylli, Kuoppis & VHB and Ricky-Tick Big Band & Julkinen Sana. Ricky-Tick Big Band’s brass section will also be featured with Timo Lassy, who is one of the brightest stars of the Finnish jazz scene. Other stellar jazz acts from Finland include Herd, OK:KO, Superposition! and Mopo who’s playing a special concert inspired by the first moon landing which happened 50 years ago in July. Other Finnish additions to the programming include Pekko Käppi & K:H:H:L, M and Ina Forsman.

Two-day ticket available for a limited time

Tickets for the Pori Jazz main concerts are available at Ticketmaster Finland. Daily tickets are starting from 79 Euros (incl. Ticketmaster’s service fee). When purchased at the gate, the price is 85 Euros.

Our popular Three-Day Ticket entitles entrance to all the three main concerts. It’s available starting from 179 Euros (incl. Ticketmaster’s service fee). Due to great demand, we’re introducing a Two-Day ticket for the main concerts on July 19th and 20th. The Two-Day Ticket will be available until May 31st only, and the price is starting from 149 Euros (incl. Ticketmaster’s service fee).

For upgraded festival experience, please check our Pori Jazz Lounge and VIP tickets. Lounge tickets are available for all main concert days, VIP is available for Thursday July 18th and Saturday July 20th as Friday July 19th is already fully booked.

Daily schedules for the main concerts will be announced during May. The gates to the Kirjurinluoto Concert Park open daily at 2pm and the first concerts begin at 2:30pm. In addition to the main concerts, Pori Jazz will offer a wide range of admission-free concerts.

54th Pori Jazz will be organised between July 12th and 20th.