JazzAscona starts on Thursday. Some of our tips

With more than 180 concerts to choose from, here are our day by day tips for having the best experience.

The 34th edition of JazzAscona is going to start this Thursday with Philipp Fankhauser’s Opening Concert.

With more than 180 concerts to choose from, here are our day by day tips for having the best experience.

Most of the bands are going to perform multiple times during the festival.
* Unique concerts

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The complete program
The Headliners
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21.6 Andrews Family Brass Band & Friends – Opening Second Line
21.6 Philipp Fankhauser * – Opening Concert
FREE ADMISSION
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22.6 Paolo Tomelleri Big Band *
– Remembering Benny Goodman’s Concert at Carnegie Hall (1938)

22.6 Roland Guerin Band feat Quiana Lynell – The New Orleans All Stars
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23.6 Brian Carter & The Young Swangers
23.6 JT & the Ka-nection Band: The Real Sound of Bourbon Street
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24.6 Franco Ambrosetti Quartet  * – Swiss Jazz Award Night
24.6 Alexey Marti’s Latin Project – Big Easy Entertaiment 18 – Best Latin
FREE ADMISSION
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25.6 Randolph Matthews Afro Blues Project – My Choice Award 2017
25.6 David Costa Coelho & the Smoky Joe Combo
FREE ADMISSION
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26.6 Marina & the Kats
26.6  Bernard Pretty Purdie & Roy Bennett Band
26.6 Luiz Meira Acustico Trio – Tribute to Tom Jobim
FREE ADMISSION
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27.6 JJ Thames
27.6 JazzAscona Social Club
FREE ADMISSION
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28.6 Paolo Jannacci * – In concerto con Enzo
28.6 Re:funk with special guest Pee Wee Ellis
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29.6 Gospel Concert with Denise Gordon & JazzAscona Social Club *
29.6-30.6 Frank Salis meets Michael Watson – CD Presentation
29.6-30.6 Serena Brancale  SB 4tet – “Vita d’artista” CD presentation
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29-30.6 Francesco Salvi - "Louis Prima, Jimmy Durante, Salvi dopo”
29-30.6 Roosevelt Collier
30.6 Bernard Pretty Purdie & Roy Bennett Band – Ascona Jazz Award 2018
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And... (daily, June 22-30)

19.00, Piazzale Autosilo
Jazz in the Dark
Sandro Schneebeli, Max Pizio & Special Guests from New Orleans

24.00... Enoteca La Cambüsa
Jam Session

On Fridays, Saturdays & on Thursday, June 28 28, at 24.00, 
Midnight Sessions