Cuban atmosphere on the program for Jazz in Toulon 2024

Cuban atmosphere on the program for Jazz in Toulon 2024
Cuban atmosphere on the program for Jazz in Toulon 2024

Place Raimu, in Toulon, which regularly hosts certain concerts of the Jazz à Toulon festival.

The event’s lineup has just been revealed.

It is not for nothing that France has become THE European country to visit absolutely if you like Jazz festivals: Over time, these events have become essential moments in cultural life.in several places. Particularly in Toulon, for example, where the Jazz à Toulon festival is entering its 34th year of existence.. The event created in 1990 by the Official Committee of Festivals and Sports of Toulon, returns in 2024, with a program that will take you to the tropics in a Cuban atmosphere. Heat guaranteed!

The city in the South of France, located on the shores of the Mediterranean, will become the capital of Jazz in France for a few days. The event will take place from July 12 to 26, and all concerts scheduled as part of the festival are free.. An initiative not so frequent in the world of culture nowadays. In addition, they will have all outdoor locationswhether in neighborhood squares or by the sea, with concerts that will take place in the early evening (the “OFF”, which takes place every day between 7 and 9 p.m.), and others that will take you to the end of the night, from 9:30 p.m.

In terms of the artists scheduled, we are treated to some very heavyweights, with the return and reformation of the legendary Cuban trio, Chuco Valdes, Irakere 50 and Artur Sandoval, who will close the event on July 26 on the beaches of Mourillon. A first in Europe in 30 years. They will not be the only Cubans present, since we will also find the pianist Harold Lopez-Nussa, from the evening of July 12, at Place de la Liberté.

The full programme of concerts at the Toulon jazz festival is available on the event’s official website.

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