The International Bansko Jazz Festival is one of the most coveted events in Bulgaria. Held in Bansko for the past 25 years, 2022 marks the 25th anniversary of this much-awaited event. Don’t miss out on the fun!

What is the Bansko Jazz Festival?

Founded 25 years ago by the late Dr. Iliev, the Bansko Jazz festival is a musical and cultural gathering of bands from all over the world. During the event, the public has the pleasure of attending magical performances absolutely for free. Bansko turns into a huge stage with a lot of happenings and superior shows.

When is the Bansko Jazz Festival held?

For 2022, the Bansko Jazz Festival will be held between the 6th and the 13th of August 2022. The lineup for the opening includes Angel Zaberski Big Band and Militsa Gladnishka, RADZ band  from Ukraine and Electric Shock from Hungary!

What is the program of the Bansko Jazz Fest in 2022?

This year, the festival will feature a fantastic & diverse line-up of artists from all over the world.

Saturday, 06.08
1. Angel Zaberski Big Band and Militsa Gladnishka - Bulgaria
2. RADZ Band - Ukraine
3. Electric shock – Hungary

Sunday, 07.08
1. Kamelia Todorova & quartet - Bulgaria
2. Vicky Almazidou - Bulgaria, Greece
3. Arpi Alto - Armenia & Lubo Denev - Bulgaria

Monday, 08.08
1. Ediz Hafizoglu - Turkey
2. Rosalia De Souza - Brazil

Tuesday, 09.08
1. Marina & The cats - Austria
2. Daphna Levy - Israel

Wednesday, 10.08
1. Soulcrane quartet - Germany
2. Igor Wilcox quartet – Brazil

Thursday, 11.08
1. Arifa Danubian tour - Netherlands
2. Billy Cobham – USA

Friday, 12.08
1. Jazz program - 30 years of NBU - Bulgaria
2. JP3 & Hristo Vichev - USA / Bulgaria
3. George Cables quartet – USA

Saturday, 13.08
1. Orchestra of the National Guards unit of Bulgaria
2. Ada Montellanico quartet - Italy
3. Salvador Sobral – Portugal

Bansko Jazz Fest Accommodation Options

bansko jazz festival accommodation

If you are looking for accommodation during the 2022 Bansko Jazz Festival, PREMIER is ready to welcome you with a jazzy atmosphere. Superior accommodation, fine dining, exquisite SPA therapies, and all the works. On top of that, jazz music will be on feature for the duration of the Jazz Festival. And if you are just looking for a great meal, our Amvrosia restaurant is here to offer you the best fine dining in Bansko!

During the Jazz Fest, we will be offering complimentary transportation to and from the festival at 7:00 PM with return at 11:00 PM!

Hurry and book your room today