The Red Sea Jazz FestivalEilat travel guide
Red-Sea jazz festival, the biggest and most successful of its kind in Israel is hosting more than 20 world-known and international artist such as Rickie-Lee Jones, Garry Barton, Stephan Harris, Danilo Perez, Niki Yanofski, Beri Saharoff, Rea Mohich, Shem-Tov Levi and many others…
The Red Sea Jazz Festival (RSJF) established in 1987 as a four day international jazz festival with 9 concerts per evening, 6 clinics with guest artists and nightly Jam sessions. The festival is held yearly in the last week of August.
RSJF strives to introduce to the public the broadest possible musical spectrum, from New Orleans jazz to the contemporary, including Latin and World music. The festival presents guest groups from all around the globe plus Israeli top groups. RSJF is also active in the jazz education field in Israel, promoting original jazz compositions and youth jazz bands.
This year same as previous years – we are following the tradition of hosting world top jazz performers and also headlining young jazz artists and Israeli groups.
Every evening at 19:00 we welcome you to an open concert featuring the best Israeli young jazz groups. During 4 days, the festival will feature 3 different concerts in each of the halls, performed by international and Israeli artists – participating in the festival.
The concerts will be held in three venues: The CLUB with the capacity of 1,000 seats around tables serving food and beverage, the HALL with 2,000 regular seats and the ARENA with 4,000 seats, some arranged gradually overlooking the Red Sea.
Wide PASS allowing 4-day admission to the two big halls and to the club on an availability basis. Daily PASS and single tickets for each concert will be available as well. The youngsters, honor guests of the festival, remain with their young PASS allowing free admission to all concerts on availability basis. Blue/Yellow PASS allowing admission to 4 concerts per day.
The Eilat Port is waiting you again, music aficionado, to celebrate the end of the summer vacation with lots of good music and pleasant ambiance complemented by encounters with friends and top musicians from Israel and abroad.
The Red Sea during the day and Eilat Port at night – what could be better?