More than 1,000 musicians, 170 concerts and 130 other programs will take place during this year’s Nisville International Jazz Festival which was officially opened yesterday.
The Festival is held at the Nis Fortress and will last until August 11.
The biggest stars of this year’s festival are Peter Erskin, Chris Potter, Kenny Werner, Christian Scott and David Murray, along with Maceo Parker and Seun Kuti. The biggest media star in Nisville this year is definitely the Irish musician Sir Bob Geldof, the most famous humanitarian in the world, who will perform with his band at the closing of the festival on Sunday, August 11.
Besides the official music part of the festival, for which you need to purchase a ticket, other music programs are free of charge. The free performances will take place in six locations around the fortress.
The Movie Summit film festival and Nisville Jazz Theatre will also be held during the jazz festival.
Most of the performances will be held on the Earth and Sky stage, which the biggest and most prominent stage of the Nisville Jazz Festival. It is located in the heart of the Fortress, in its central open area.
The venue is equipped with video walls, info-desks, 4G network, free internet access, and a refreshment bar. The festival’s open spaces (the stands and the VIP grandstand) have of 2,500 seats and a standing room for several thousand people.
The International Nisville Jazz Festival, which is the most popular jazz festival in Southeast Europe, has consistently defended European values of multiculturalism, while patiently fostering the musical taste of individuals. As such, it was recognized by Europian Union Magazine “New Europe” in the “Nisville – the European Face of Serbia” art.
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