Java Jazz Festival Jakarta

Java Jazz Festival is a celebration of jazz music in all its forms. It offers a unique blend of world-class performances, diverse food offerings, and a lively, welcoming atmosphere, making it a must-visit event for jazz aficionados and casual listeners alike.

Java Jazz Festival is one of the largest jazz festivals in the world, held annually in the vibrant city of Jakarta, Indonesia. This three-day event has been a prominent fixture in the global jazz calendar since its inception in 2005, attracting both local and international jazz enthusiasts.

Held in the Jakarta International Expo (JIExpo) in the Kemayoran district of Central Jakarta, the festival grounds boast multiple indoor and outdoor stages, allowing for simultaneous performances. The vast venue and the seamless organization make for a comfortable and enjoyable festival experience, accommodating tens of thousands of attendees.

The festival prides itself on its diverse lineup, featuring a mix of acclaimed international jazz musicians, emerging local artists, and everything in between. From smooth jazz to fusion, bebop to big band, the festival covers a broad spectrum of jazz sub-genres, ensuring there’s something for every jazz lover.

  • Hotels: Jakarta has a wide range of hotels to suit various budgets. Some options near the JIExpo include:
    • Swiss-Belinn Kemayoran: Located within walking distance to the festival venue.
    • Holiday Inn Express Jakarta International Expo: A convenient option as it’s located right in the JIExpo area.
  • Vacation Rentals: Platforms like Airbnb offer numerous vacation rentals in and around Central Jakarta, providing an alternative to traditional hotel accommodation.
  • Public Transport: Jakarta International Expo (JIExpo) is accessible by TransJakarta Bus (Corridor 12), which stops at the JIExpo Kemayoran Station. The nearest train station is Rajawali Station, approximately 2 km away from the venue.
  • Taxis/Rideshares: Taxis and rideshare services like Grab are widely available in Jakarta, providing a convenient option for getting to and from the festival.
  • The festival offers a variety of food and drink options, reflecting the rich culinary diversity of Indonesia. Attendees can expect a wide range of traditional Indonesian dishes, from nasi goreng (fried rice) to sate (skewered meats), along with international cuisines.
  • There are also numerous drink stalls serving both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. Don’t miss the chance to try traditional Indonesian drinks like teh botol (bottled tea) or es kelapa muda (young coconut ice).

Jakarta International Java Jazz Festival 2020 After Movie

Whats on

  • Adam At
  • Adhitia Sofyan
  • ALI
  • Alonzo Brata
  • Antonio S√°nchez & Bad Hombre with Thana Alexa, BIGYUKI & Lex Sadler
  • Arpi Alto
  • Barry Likumahuwa & The Rhythm Service Feat. Jesus Molina
  • Bob James Trio
  • Borderline Feat. Nita Aartsen
  • Brian Simpson
  • Christian Kuria
  • Deredia
  • Dua Empat
  • Endah N Rhesa
  • Eros Tjokro
  • Funky Thumb
  • Giacomo Turra
  • Ginger Root
  • Grace Kelly
  • Gugun Blues Shelter
  • Hojean
  • Jason Mountario, Sri Hanuraga, Kelvin Andreas ‚Ä¢ Love Is
  • Jazzanova
  • Jazzmeia Horn
  • Jesus Molina
  • Jordan Susanto
  • Kenny Gabriel “The Playground Live Session” With Special Appearances
  • Laufey
  • Littlefingers
  • Makaya McCraven
  • Manna
  • Mario Biondi
  • Matt Johnson
  • Mike del Ferro – Toots Thielemans 100 Feat Rega Dauna
  • Morad
  • Nate Smith + Kinfolk
  • Nonaria Feat. Tetty Kadi
  • On & On: José James Sings Badu
  • Oslo Ibrahim
  • Paul Partohap
  • Peter Cincotti
  • Rizky Febian
  • Romantic Echoes
  • Sequoia Projects
  • Sezairi
  • Stacey Ryan
  • Titi DJ
  • Tortured Soul
  • Workshy
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