Leopolis Jazz Fest 2019 in Lviv!

June 26-30, 2019

Leopolis Jazz Fest will be held in Lviv from June 26 to June 30, 2019 for the ninth consecutive year. It is a mega jazz festival in the best traditions of European musical events, which will include concerts featuring more than 100 musicians on three stages located in the city.

On June 26, in the Lviv Bohdan Khmelnytskyi Central Culture and Recreation Park (4, Bolharska St.), on the main stage of the festival – Eddie Rosner stage – there will be a performance by Adrien Brandeis – a young French jazz pianist and composer who, being the winner of the Letter One "Rising Stars" jazz prize, will perform on a tour of seven large jazz festivals in Europe, including Leopolis Jazz Fest. You can also enjoy the performance of the long awaited Snarky Puppy, winners of three Grammy Awards. This band was created by the bassist and composer Michael League in 2003.

On June 27, an incredible Canadian singer and pianist Diana Krall, who will visit Ukraine for the first time, will perform for you on the main stage of the Leopolis Jazz Fest festival in Lviv. Joe Lovano, Marc Ribot, Robert Hurst, and Karriem Riggins will perfom on the same stage with Diana Krall. Joe Lovano, one of the leading saxophonists of our time, who will also visit Ukraine for the first time, will be playing the tenor saxophone in the Diana Krall band. Mark Ribot is a unique guitarist who performs music ranging from free jazz to rock music. Robert Hurst is one of the leading jazz bassists and composers. His creations helped him win a number of prestigious awards, including seven Grammy awards. Etienne Mbappe & the Prophets will also perform for you on the main stage. Etienne Mbappe is a well-known Cameroonian bass guitarist and composer who lives in France. For his latest album, Etienne has created a new Prophets band, with which he will come to Lviv.

On June 28, Bobby McFerrin, a famous American jazz vocalist, conductor, and ten-time Grammy Award winner, will perform at the Leopolis Jazz Fest. Bobby is one of the most famous vocal improvisers in the world, who turned his voice into a musical instrument. It is a combination of jazz, folk, and pop music.

On June 29, on the Eddie Rosner stage will  be a performance by a talented pianist, multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, and composer Jon Cleary & The Absolute Monster Gentlemen.

On June 30, a world-famous American vocalist and pianist Peter Cincotti and British singer Lisa Stansfield, who has been combining soul and pop music in her works for over 30 years, will perform on the main stage of the festival.

From June 26 to June 30, 2019 at 15:00 and 17:00 concerts will be held in the city center, on Rynok Square, and from June 28 to June 30 at 12:00 and 14:00 there will be concerts on the stage located in the courtyard of the Potocki Palace (15, Kopernyka St.). Free entrance. You can find a more detailed program on the festival webpage www.leopolisjazz.com.

Traditionally, there will be street music stages on June 28 and June 29, 2019 in several places in the Lviv center, where open music performances will be held without any genre restrictions. Street music by Leopolis Jazz is a competition for the best street performer. The audience will have the opportunity to participate in the SMS vote for the best band. Winners will receive gift certificates which they can use for the purchase of musical equipment.

Leopolis Jazz Fest 2019 promises you emotions and cool memories!!! Every musician, singer, or band that will perform at the festival will touch the strings of your heart and will share a piece of their boundless energy with you.

The Taurus Hotel invites you to come to Lviv and immerse yourself in jazz without limits. And after a day full of emotions, you can relax in comfortable rooms, have a rest in the Taurus SPA center, and plunge into the pleasant atmosphere of the Panorama Lounge Bar at the Taurus Hotel. Book the "Wellness", "Comfort and Relax", or "Business" package on the hotel's website and get the best prices and pleasant gifts.

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