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19
May

JAZZING PAINTING

IN A DIFFERENT WAY!

It has become a nice tradition to open the festival with special exhibitions: “Jazzing Ceramics”, “Jazzing Painting” or “Jazzing Photography”, organised in the Baroti Gallery of  the port city.
18
May

DON’T MISS THE CHANCE TO FEEL LIFE...

Daiva Tamošiūnaitė

Summer is near at hand! Finally! Klaipėda Castle Jazz Festival is the gate to the sunny season which smells of the sea and radiates the joy of life. It is truly one of the most beautiful music festivals in Lithuania...
07
June

5TH JAZZ SONG FESTIVAL

“YOUNG JAZZ WAVE 2015”

Children and Youth Jazz Song Festival “Young Jazz Wave” is a unique event in the city of Klaipėda, rallying almost 2,000 children and youth choirs and ensemble participants from all over Lithuania to the port in early June. This year is the anniversary year – it’s already the 5 th “Young Jazz Wave”. 
05
June

JAZZ JAM SESSIONS

THE INTEGRAL PART OF THE FESTIVAL

Klaipėda cannot be imagined without constant jazz winds present in the city; likewise, Klaipėda Castle Jazz Festival cannot be imagined without its jam sessions which have a unique aura and are steeped in numerous unforgettable legends. This year the festival will invite to two jam sessions that will start after midnight in “Olympic Rock Casino” at “Amberton Hotel”.
05
June

NINO KATAMADZE

THE MUSIC PEARL FROM GEORGIA

“An antidote from loneliness”, “panacea for stress”, “the eccentric and charismatic music pearl from Georgia” are some of the numerous epithets used by critics and the audience to describe Nino Katamadze, the owner of the outstanding voice from Georgia. It is no doubt that the performance by Katamadze and her band “Insight” at the 21 st Klaipėda Castle Jazz Festival will become one of the key pearls of the inexhaustible jazz fiesta that will take place in the port city on the first weekend of June.
07
June

CHILDREN’S OPTIMIST YACHT REGATTA

JAZZING SAILS

Being an event that was born and has grown at the sea, the festival, spruced in the sails of the tall ships regatta, this year will also pay tribute to the young yachtsmen of the city. 
11
May

THREE ORCHESTRAS

THOUSANDS OF JAZZ NOTES

The 21 st  Klaipėda Castle Jazz Festival, which will be held on the first weekend of June, invites Klaipėda residents and city guests to the real jazz orchestra regatta of a number of the most famous world jazz artists. In fact, this regatta is not a typical water racing event, but rather a stage event rallying musicians from Norway, Kazakhstan and Lithuania.
06
June

SHARRIE WILLIAMS

THE PRINCESS OF BLUES

The 21 st  Klaipėda Castle Jazz Festival, which will flood the port city with incessant jazz rhythms on the first weekend of June, is proud to introduce another gem of this year’s programme – US blues princess Sharrie Williams.
01
May

EUROVAISTINĖ CUP

KLAIPĖDA RESIDENT, RUN FOR THE SEA AND THE CITY!

On the first Sunday of June, the jazzing port city will ‘put on’ the running shoes. EUROVAISTINĖ Cup will invite Klaipėda residents and guests to start the 7 th of June with energy. Runners will be able to choose between the distances of 2.5 km, 5 km and 10 km, whereas the small sportsmen will be able to run 500 m alone or with their parents.
30
April

Klaipeda Castle Jazz Festival Invites you all

Lets Celebrate International Jazz Day Together

April 30th. Pilies port 15.00 Opening ceremony of floral composition "JAZZ" , Atgimimo square (Klaipeda) 16.00 Concert by talented JAZZ youth groups and in the evening, 21.00,  everyone is  invited to Olympic Rock Casino, Naujojo Sodo str. 1A, for amazing concert by Girmante Vaitkute and  Old City Band.  All performances FOR FREE!
28
April

GIEDRIUS SAVICKAS

A NEW IMPORTANT DUTY IN KLAIPĖDA

On Thursday, while the seaport will be celebrating International Jazz Day, Giedrius Savickas - an actor who brought Klaipėda city to the victory in TV project ,,Super City of Lithuania” - will be inaugurated as the new ambassador of Klaipėda Castle Jazz Festival. Furthermore, G.Savickas will be one of the unique surprises of 21st Jazz Festival. This year he should also partially take over the role of Klaipėda Castle Jazz Festival host from the festival’s patron Kongas (Vytautas Grubliauskas).
28
April

“JAZZ FLOWERS” WILL BLOOM IN KLAIPEDA

Floral composition „JAZZ“ at Pilies port

On April 30th, Thursday, different cities all over the world celebrate International Jazz Day organised by UNESCO. Klaipėda invites all of you to celebrate this Jazz Day together by coming to the amazing concerts and events throughout the day. At 3 PM at Pilies port there will be an opening ceremony of the unique floral composition, called “JAZZ”. One of the authors of this composition is a well-known florist and stylist Mantas Petruškevičius. Everyone who would like to listen to the wonderful sounds of jazz music will have a chance to do so at the concerts, which are for free. Also, the air will be filled with a wonderful smell of a specially designed Jazz perfume and everyone will be able to try the taste of Jazz ice cream, as well.
06
June

Frank McComb

TOUCHED BY ROMANCE

“Good music for good people under the flapping sail” is the motto of the 21 st  Klaipėda Castle Jazz Festival to be held on the first weekend of June. The festival will traditionally invite not only to spree to the world-famous jazz rhythms, but also to plunge in the whirl of romance. This year this task has been assigned to Frank McComb, a soul and jazz vocalist and instrumentalist from the United States of America. 
13
April

ESPECIALLY FOR JAZZ FESTIVAL

CREATED UNIQUE JAZZ PERFUME

Klaipeda Castle Jazz Festival from this day can boast not only it’s unique, only for this port city’s festival characterized tireless spirit, but also that it is almost the only one festival in Lithuania which has specially created perfume.
06
June

SASKIA LAROO

"LADY MILES DAVIS"

The approaching 21 st  Klaipėda Castle Jazz Festival is proud to introduce another exceptional artist – Dutch trumpet virtuoso Saskia Laroo – who will flood the festival audience with the cocktail of different music styles in early June. 
06
June

"The Original Blues Brothers"

Legend of world music in Klaipeda

2015 June 5-6-7th Klaipeda will be covered with sea of music by XXI Klaipeda Castle Jazz Festival. One of the exclusive gifts for of this years festival  audience will be the legendary world music band "The Original Blues Brothers".