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Full programme to be announced on International Jazz Day!

Thursday 30th April is UNESCO's International Day of Jazz - the ideal day to launch the full programme for Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival 2015!

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The 40 names

The 40 names

Today we announced 40 more names for this year's festival, helped by the ever-popular Davina and the Vagabonds.

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Festivals Edinburgh

Edinburgh is the world's Festival City.   It’s where people come together from across the globe to share their passion for arts, culture and ideas. + more

Visit Edinburgh

Scottish poet Hugh MacDiarmid described the city as 'a mad god's dream', but even the maddest of gods couldn't have dreamt up a more inspiring setting for the world's biggest, most exhilarating, most over-the-top festival. + more


We invite you to explore our 2015 edition.


Tickets for all  concerts are on sale on 6th May at midday.


As soon as we have prepared the 2015 Brochure it will be available for download in the meantime, please send us your email to keep in touch.


The ever-popular Carnival is back. And it's as free as ever.