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All You Need to Know About the 53 Voll-Damm Barcelona Jazz Festival 2022

53 Voll-Damm Barcelona International Jazz Festival 2022

Dates: October 2021 - October 2022

Voll-Damm Barcelona Jazz Festival or Festival de Jazz de Barcelona is the oldest running musical event in the city, currently running its 53rd edition. Performances take place all over the city at multiple venues, across several months. This year's festival, which has already begun, will run until October 2022. You can expect to find some of the best jazz musicians from all around the country and the world! 

We’ve put together a definitive guide to tell you everything you need to know about the Barcelona Jazz Festival including venues, dates, ticket information, & more! Don’t miss out on being a part of one of the leading jazz festivals in the world! 

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Dates
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Upcoming concert dates

December: 9, 10, 12, & 21.

January: 9, 16, 17, 23, 27, 28, 30, & 31.

Concerts will continue into the next year until October 2022.

Previous editions: 2017/2018/2019/2020

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  • All guests must carry their vaccination certificates to enter individual venues.
  • Alternatively, a negative PCR test must be displayed on entry 
  • Face masks are mandatory inside the venue. 
  •  All guests must maintain a distance of 1.5 meters in queues and inside. 
  • Mandatory temperature checks will be conducted at the entrance. 
  • Hand sanitizers will be available at multiple spots throughout the venue. 
  • Please check the safety regulations of relevant venues while booking your ticket.
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Free Concerts:

Halligalli (9 Jan, Palau Robert), Bratia (30 Jan, Palau Robert)

Alba Armengou Quartet (16 Jan, Palau Robert)

Gemma Abrié - Josep Traver (23 Jan, Palau Robert)

Barcelona Jazz Festival Concerts 2021-2022

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Sílvia Pérez Cruz & Javier Colina Trio

Ticketed

Get the best of both worlds as you groove to a beautiful collaborative show between singer Silvia Pérez and double bass player Javier Colina along with his trio. 

Date: Thursday, 9 December, 2021

Venue: Palau de la Música Catalana

Timing: 8:30 PM

Tickets: From €18

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The Roomates

Ticketed

Groove to the uplifting tunes of this popular jazz band as they set the jazz stage on fire!

Date: Thursday, 9 December, 2021

Venue: Milano Jazz Club

Timing: 7:30 PM

Tickets: From €10

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Sant Andreu Jazz Band 15th Anniversary

Ticketed

Join in as Sant Andreu celebrates their 15th anniversary at this year's jazz fest by playing some of their best tunes. 

Date: Friday, 10 December, 2021

Venue: Palau de la Música Catalana

Timing: 8:30 PM

Tickets: From €18

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The Blue Quintet by JP Balcazar

Ticketed

Bringing you the best of contemporary jazz is The Blue Quintet by the outstanding composer, JP Balcazar. His music combines innovation with artistic brilliance, making every performance an unforgettable one. 

Date: Friday, 10 December, 2021

Venue: Milano Jazz Club

Timing: 7:30 PM

Tickets: From €10

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Camil Arcarazo & Víctor Carrascosa Quartet

Ticketed

Guitarist Camil Arcarazo along with the Victor Carrascosa Quartet are going to be creating some jazz magic with their performance. 

Date: Sunday, 12 December, 2021

Venue: Milano Jazz Club

Timing: 7:30 PM

Tickets: From €10

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Harlem Gospel Choir

Ticketed

Bringing together the powerful voices of its 40 members, the world-famous Harlem Gospel Choir is all set to blow up the festival stage this year. 

Date: Sunday, 12 December, 2021

Venue: Teatre-Auditori Sant Cugat

Timing: 7:00 PM

Tickets: From €36

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Farrucos Y Fernández | A Family Christmas

Ticketed

Bring in the holiday cheer with a fun performance by Farrucos Y Fernández. Get ready to sing along to your favorite Christmas songs and dance the night away!

Date: Tuesday, 21 December, 2021

Venue: BARTS

Timing: 8:30 PM

Tickets: From €32

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Halligalli

Free Entry

The four talented members of Halligalli will have you dancing the night away with their enchanting performance. Admission is free so block your date! 

Date: Sunday, 9 January, 2022

Venue: Palau Robert

Timing: 12:00 PM

Tickets: Free Admission

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Alba Armengou Quartet

Free Entry

Experience the best of classical jazz as the Alba Armengou Quartet take you on a magical journey with their world-class performance. 

Date: Sunday, 16 January, 2022

Venue: Palau Robert

Timing: 12:00 PM

Tickets: Free Admission

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Kevin Díaz | Double Trio

Ticketed

Kevin Díaz brings his hit songs to the stage along with a group of talented musicians. 

Date: Monday, 17 January, 2022

Venue: Conservatori del Liceu

Timing: 8:30 PM

Tickets: €12

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Gemma Abrié & Josep Traver

Free Entry

This famous duo is sure to capture your heart with their elegant and soulful performance. The show is free so make sure you're there! 

Date: Sunday, 23 January, 2022

Venue: Palau Robert

Timing: 12:00 PM

Tickets: Free Admission

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Joan Chamorro Baritone Rhapsody with Alba Esteban & Scott Robinson

Ticketed

Don’t miss out on this epic performance by some of the best jazz musicians in the scene, including three saxophonists.

Date: Thursday, 27 January, 2022

Venue: Conservatori del Liceu

Timing: 8:30 PM

Tickets: €22

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Maria Schneider Orchestra

Ticketed

This award-winning jazz ensemble is all set to bring you the very best of orchestral jazz, led by Maria Schneider. Brace yourself for an unforgettable musical journey! 

Date: Friday, 28 January, 2022

Venue: BARTS

Timing: 8:30 PM

Tickets: €28

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Bratia

Free Entry

Listen to a mixture of traditional music incorporated into the band's own style, in a mesmerizing performance by Bratia. This concert is free for all!

Date: Sunday, 30 January, 2022

Venue: Palau Robert

Timing: 12:00 PM

Tickets: Free Admission

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Òscar Latorre Quartet

Ticketed

Lose yourself in the mesmerizing tunes created by the legendary artist Òscar Latorre, accompanied by other stellar musicians. 

Date: Monday, 31 January, 2022

Venue: Conservatori del Liceu

Timing: 8:30 PM

Tickets: €12

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Lee Friedlander

Ticketed

Get the chance to discover the outstanding works of American artist and photographer, Lee Friedlander, throughout the festival.

Date: 17 February to 15 May, 2022

Venue: Multiple venues

Timing: N/A

Tickets: €5

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Marco Mezquida

Ticketed

Marco Mezquida is a popular jazz musician in Spain, known for his versatility on the piano. 

Date: Thursday, 10 March, 2022

Venue: Conservatori del Liceu

Timing: 8:30 PM

Tickets: €25

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Madeleine Peyroux

Ticketed

Madeleine Peyroux is an American singer and songwriter who hit the jazz stage at a very early age. Her performance is bound to be a captivating one!

Date: Thursday, 11 October, 2022

Venue: Palau de la Música Catalana

Timing: 8:30 PM

Tickets: From €22

Barcelona Jazz Festival 2022 | Venues

Here's a quick look at all the concert venues for this year.

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Visitor Tips

  • Firstly, the Barcelona Jazz Festival is one of the best in the world! Make sure you catch at least a few shows this year!
  • Book your tickets online and in advance to secure your spot before the show sells out. 
  • There are multiple concerts happening over 2021 and 2022. Go through the entire list of shows and then decide which ones you’d like to see. 
  • For all you music buffs, there are exhibitions, master classes, and other activities as part of the festival. Don’t miss out! 
  • Since the festival is happening across multiple venues, check the COVID-19 regulations of each place while booking your ticket. 
  • Some of the venues do not serve food. In these cases, make sure you eat before heading to the concert.
  • Lastly, have fun and enjoy yourself to the fullest with other jazz music-lovers! 

TheProject | Living Live Music

TheProject has organized over 400 concerts every year since its inception in 1988. This award-winning organization has gained the reputation of being one of the top promoters in the country, having hosted major festivals including the Guitar BCN, the Porta Ferrada Festival, the Els Grans del Gospel Chorus music festival, and the Voll-Damm International Jazz Festival of Barecelona.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Barcelona Jazz Festival 2021 - 2022

What is the Barcelona Jazz Festival?

Voll-Damm Barcelona Jazz Festival or Festival de Jazz de Barcelona is one of the oldest jazz festivals in the country. Held over several months in multiple venues, the festival hosts an array of jazz artists from all over the globe.

When is the Barcelona Jazz Festival happening this year?

The 53rd edition of the Barcelona Jazz Festival will take place from October 2021 to October 2022.

Who is on the lineup for the Barcelona Jazz Festival?

This year’s lineup of the Barcelona Jazz Festival includes Kiko Dinucci, The Roomates, Harlem Gospel Choir, Camil Arcarazo & Victor Carrascosa Quartet, Marco Mezuida, Lee Friedlander, & many other renowned jazz musicians.

Where can I buy tickets for the Barcelona Jazz Festival?

Tickets for the Barcelona Jazz Festival can be purchased online or directly at the BARTS box office.

How much are the tickets for the Barcelona Jazz Festival?

There is no overall ticket for the entire festival. Tickets can be purchased for individual concerts either online or at the BARTS box office.

What are the COVID-19 protocols at the Barcelona Jazz Festival?

Carry your vaccination certificate with you or a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of the concert. Wear face masks and maintain social distancing within the premises. Since the Barcelona International Jazz Festival takes place in multiple venues, please check the safety regulations of the ones applicable to you while booking your ticket.

Can I attend the Barcelona Jazz Festival if I’m fully vaccinated?

Yes. If you’re fully vaccinated, you can present your certificate at the entrance and enter the venue. Alternatively, you can take a PCR test within 72 hours of the event and carry your negative test results to show at the entrance.

Can I buy tickets for the Barcelona Jazz Festival online?

Yes. Barcelona Jazz Festival tickets can be purchased online.

Does the Barcelona Jazz Festival ticket include food and drinks?

Your Barcelona Jazz Festival tickets will allow you to enter the concert venue. Food, drinks, and other expenses are not included.

Can I buy food and drinks at the venue of the Barcelona Jazz Festival?

Barcelona Jazz Festival takes place in multiple venues. Some venues may not sell food or drinks. Please check the venue details before booking your tickets.

When does the Barcelona Jazz Festival end?

Barcelona Jazz Festival will end in October 2022.

How do I take a masterclass at the Barcelona Jazz Festival?

You can book a masterclass online.

Who organizes the Barcelona Jazz Festival?

Barcelona Jazz Festival 2021-2022 is organized by Voll-Damm and TheProject.