Leverkusener Jazztage

Leverkusener Jazztage is a jazz festival in Germany, held annually in October since 1980. It was established to celebrate the Leverkusen's birthday, and has become a festival with over 20,000 annual visitors.[1]

Marcus Miller performing at the 2017 Leverkusener Jazztage

HistoryEdit

The festival was first held in 1980. In the 1990s it expanded to include Latin music, rock, electronic music and funk.[2] In 2014, Gregory Porter, Dr. John & The Nite Trippers and Tower Of Power performed at the festival.[2]

Notable performersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Regina Schleheck (2018). Mörderisches Leverkusen und Umgebung: 11 Krimis und 125 Freizeittipps (in German). Gmeiner-Verlag. p. 82. ISBN 9783839258187.
  2. ^ a b "35. Leverkusener Jazztage 2014" (in German). WDR. 16 November 2014. Retrieved 11 May 2020.