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Voll-Damm Barcelona Jazz Festival back in the swing

Voll-Damm Barcelona Jazz Festival back in the swing

The 52nd festival kicks off with concerts streamed from New York

The 52nd Voll-Damm Barcelona Jazz Festival begins this Friday, 23rd of October, adapted to the current health situation. The festival starts with online concerts broadcast from the New York clubs Smalls and The Village Vanguard.

The festival, sponsored by Voll-Damm, pays tribute to the global capital of jazz, represented by two of the most important clubs in the world. Ravi Coltrane, Marcus Gilmore and The Bad Plus are the first stars to perform at The Village Vanguard, while Rick Germanson, Veronica Swift and David Gibson will play Smalls this weekend.

This edition of the festival, which ends on the 29th of January 2021, will feature Barcelona concert halls Sala BARTS, the Conservatori Liceu and the Palau de la Música Catalana, new venues the Milano Jazz Club and the Palau Robert, and the two previously mentioned New York clubs, Smalls and The Village Vanguard.

The Voll-Damm Barcelona International Jazz Festival is one of the most important jazz festivals of its kind in the world. Hard work and meticulous planning create an attractive programme that balances heavyweight artists with up-and-coming names.