The Red Sea Jazz Festival is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. The Red Sea Jazz Festival has taken place in Eilat since 1987, and is one of the most popular music events in Israel drawing fans from all over the world.
Red Sea Jazz Festival 2011 Featured Musicians
This year the Red Sea Jazz Festival includes the following Israeli musicians and bands: Yoni Rechter, Israel All Stars, Zohar Fresco Trio, Yonatan Voltzok Sextet, Burlesque + Organic Sound Unit, Erez Bar Noy Sextet, Gilad Abro Trio, Yael Deckelbaum, Joy & Sadness, and the Shai Maestro Trio.
The foreign performers in Eilat this year include: Eddie Palmieri & La Perfecta II, Lizz Wright, Steve Smith & Vital Information, Tuba Skinny, Gretchen Parlato, The Pedrito Martinez Group, Jesse Palter & the Alter Ego feat. Sam Barsh, Grégoire Maret, Michael Kaeshammer, Jason Moran & the Bandwagon and Raul Midon.
Red Sea Jazz Festival – Other Events
The Red Sea Jazz Festival will also host various open events including Jazz film shows, food fairs and many open music events in different places around the city of Eilat.
Red Sea Jazz Festival Schedule
The Red Sea Jazz Festival takes place on August 21-24 (Sunday to Wednesday) in the Eilat Port and in various places all over the city of Eilat.
For more information and tickets please see the Red Sea Jazz Festival official site (available also in English)