Istanbul Jazz Festival 2021

September 1, 2021 – September 24, 2021

Several locations around Istanbul


IKSV's 28th Istanbul Jazz Festival is ready to go from September 1 to 24, with all-outdoor venues including free concerts in the parks. See the [website](https://caz.iksv.org/en/programme) for details.

This year's lifetime achievement award is going to the singer Tülay German, who was born in Istanbul in 1935 and has lived for years in Paris. She published her memoirs in 2001 called *Düşmemis Bir Uçağın Kara Kutusu*, *The Black Box of an Uncrashed Plane*.

Jazz in the Parks

The festival’s Jazz in the Parks concerts that bring jazz and green together will invite its followers of all ages to the various parks of Istanbul. Extending over five days and five different parks of Istanbul, these free concerts will feature names from the local scene and performances by Young Jazz finalists, along with Fainscmitz who will bring Vienna breezes to the parks, and the American singer and musician Lucy Woodward.

Jazz in the Parks concerts will be organised in Maçka Demokrasi Park, Habitat Park (Şişli), Fenerbahçe Park (Kadıköy), Beylikdüzü Yaşam Vadisi and Sanatçılar Park (Beşiktaş). The program of the Jazz in the Parks will be announced in August.

September 1, Maçka Demokrasi Park, Şişli

September 3, Habitat Park, Şişli

September, 4  Fenerbahçe Park, Kadıköy

18 September Saturday, Beylikdüzü Yaşam Vadisi

19 September Sunday, Sanatçılar Park, Beşiktaş


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