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17.02.

John Legend confirmed for Pori Jazz

American entertainer and superstar John Legend will perform at Pori Jazz on Thursday, July 16th. Tickets for Pori Jazz 2020 are available for a special price until March 31st when S-Etukortti card is presented upon purchase.

Multiplatinum artist John Legend has garnered eleven Grammy Awards, an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, a Tony Award, and an Emmy Award, making him the first African American man to earn an EGOT. So far only 15 people have won all of these awards.

John Legend has released six studio albums. His biggest hit yet is the song All of Me from the 2013 album Love in the Future. The song currently has a staggering 1,1 billion streams on Spotify. His latest single Conversations in the Dark was released in January.

John Legend is a rare and much anticipated guest in Finland. He last performed in the country in the summer of July 2013, when he visited Pori Jazz right before his big global breakthrough.

Tickets available on Friday

Tickets for the Pori Jazz main concert on July 16th will be available at Ticketmaster Finland on Friday, February 21st at 9 am.

Tickets for the Pori Jazz main concerts on July 16th, 17th and 18th are available for a special price starting from 75 Euros until March 31st when S-Etukortti card is presented upon purchase. Regular price is starting from 81 Euros.

All other tickets except regular daily ones for July 16th are available at the moment. The Pori Jazz main concerts feature artists such as Gwen Stefani, Dido, Herbie Hancock and Charles Lloyd Kindred Spirits. More artists will be announced during the forthcoming weeks.

30.01.

Jazz legend Herbie Hancock to perform at Pori Jazz

One of the most legendary jazz musicians of all times, Herbie Hancock performs at Pori Jazz on Thursday, July 16th. Tickets are available for a special price until March 31st when S-Etukortti card is presented upon purchase.

Herbie Hancock’s unique career already spans for over seven decades. During his successful and eventful career this American artist has become known as a visionary forerunner of culture, technology and music business. He’s been actively involved in new waves in popular music throughout his entire career and has always been a true pioneer in utilizing new technology.

In the 60’s Herbie Hancock joined the Miles Davis Quintet, which redefined jazz in quite unexpected ways. The same liberality and open-mindedness have been characteristic for his solo career. He has released over 50 studio albums of which for instance “Head Hunters” released in 1973 was both a commercial success and an iconic combination of electric jazz, funk and rock in a way that has influenced musicians ever since.

Hancock has won 14 Grammy’s and an Oscar for the score of Round Midnight (1986). His songs such as Cantaloupe Island, Maiden Voyage, Watermelon Man and Chamelion are among the modern jazz standards. In 2016 he received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.

Herbie Hancock debuted at Pori Jazz in 1971 and has since performed several times at Pori Jazz. His ensemble for the summer tour will be announced later on.

Tickets on sale for special price until March 31st with S-Etukortti card

Tickets for the 55th Pori Jazz festival are available at Ticketmaster Finland. Previously announced artists include among others Gwen Stefani, Dido, Charles Lloyd Kindred Spirits, Gov’t Mule and Cécile McLorin Salvant.

Daily tickets for the main concerts on July 16th, 17th and 18th are available for a special price of starting from 75 Euros when S-Etukortti card is presented upon purchase. Regular price is starting from 81 Euros.

Two-day tickets (starting from 140 Euros) and three-day tickets (starting from 179 Euros) are also available. These prices are valid until March 31st and include the Ticketmaster’s service fee.

For a bit fancier festival experience, please take a look at our Pori Jazz VIP and Pori Jazz Lounge tickets.

04.11.

Check out our festival poster for 2020

The official poster for the 2020 festival has been published. The poster is designed by illustrator Tim Lahan whose client roster includes among others Nike, Google, Facebook, Island Records, Pitchfork and The New York Times.
 
Pori Jazz has been held annually since 1966, and the posters have always had a significant role as a part of the festival’s identity. During the last five decades, a wide range of both nationally and internationally acclaimed graphic artists have designed the Pori Jazz posters.

Click for a larger version

13.12.

Gwen Stefani to perform at Pori Jazz

American superstar Gwen Stefani will perform at Pori Jazz 2020 on Friday, July 17th. Festival tickets are available for a special price until December 31st.

Singer, fashion icon and producer Gwen Stefani rose to international stardom in the 90’s as the singer of No Doubt. In 2004 she began successful solo career during which she’s released three studio albums and made it to the top of the charts with hit songs such as “Hollaback Girl”, “The Sweet Escape” and “What You Waiting For?”. She has won three Grammy’s and several other awards during her career, establishing herself as one of the biggest pop stars of the 21st century.

Gwen Stefani is known for her strong stage presence and effortless ability to connect with her audience. Since 2018 she’s had concert residency in Las Vegas, where most of the mega stars of American music are nowadays performing. Her ”Just A Girl” show has been critically acclaimed and it features music both from her solo career and the No Doubt era, for instance the hits “Just A Girl” and “Don’t Speak”.

Similar stellar pop show featuring her greatest hits is to be expected from her first European tour in 13 years next summer. Gwen Stefani has performed in Finland only once before. Her concert at the Hartwall Arena back in 2007 was a flamboyant spectacle, during which Stefani, among other things, sprinted along the audience.

In addition to her music Gwen Stefani is also known as a fashion icon and the creator and designer of several lifestyle and fashion brands. Since 2016 she’s been a judge at The Voice USA.

Tickets available for a special price until December 31st

Pori Jazz festival tickets are available at Ticketmaster Finland and there will be special prices available until December 31st.

55th Pori Jazz will be held between July 10th and 18th. Previously announced artists include among others Dido, Charles Lloyd Kindred Spirits and Cécile McLorin Salvant. Several more artist will be announced during winter and spring.

04.11.

Pori Jazz 2019 to take place on 10th–18th July

The 55th Pori Jazz will be held between July 10th and 18th. The main concerts are taking place on July 16th, 17th and 18th at the Kirjurinluoto Concert Park. In addition to the main concerts, Pori Jazz 2020 will offers a wide range of concerts without an admission fee.

In the summer of 2019, some 69 600 people attended our concerts with an entrance fee and. The non-chargeable events at the Jazz Park racked up a total of 280 000 visits.

Further information regarding the upcoming festival will become available during the wintertime. Please follow our news feed and social media accounts.

10.12.

First artists announced!

Pori Jazz 2020 will among others feature British star Dido’s Finnish debut, legendary jazz musician Charles Lloyd, iconic blues-rock band Gov’t Mule and award winning American jazz singer Cécile McLorin Salvant.

The Pori Jazz main concerts will be held in Kirjurinluoto concert park from July 16th to 18th . The first artist release features eleven artists and bands:

Dido / Charles Lloyd Kindred Spirits / Gov’t Mule / Cécile McLorin Salvant / Avishai Cohen Trio “Arvoles” / Pepe Willberg & Jukka Eskola Statement: Niin vähän on aikaa / Shabaka & The Ancestors / KOKOROKO / Joel Ross “Good Vibes” / Erja Lyytinen / Myra Melford’s Snowy Egret

Tickets for a special price until the end of 2019

Festival tickets are available at Ticketmaster Finland for a special price until December 31st. Daily ticket is starting from 72 Euros, Free-of-choice ticket enabling entrance on one of the main concert days starting from 75 Euros, 2-day tickets from 135 Euros and 3-day tickets from 169 Euros. For upgraded festival experience please check out Pori Jazz Lounge and VIP.

04.11.

New merch available now

The official merchandise for Pori Jazz 2020 is now available at our brand new webshop: shop.porijazz.fi

More products will be released in the future, so please keep checking back for updates!