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Jazz Al Parque 2023

The premier jazz festival in Bogota with many free concerts

Dates: September 9–10, 2023

Jazz Al Parque is a popular music festival taking place in Bogota every September. Held since 1996, the festival takes place at different venues: El Country Park, Renaissance Park, Simón Bolívar Park, National Park, Independence Park, and Teatro Mayor Julio Mario Santodomingo. Jazz Al Parque features over 25 hours of live music over four days, as well as various gatherings allowing the public to meet with musicians.

Jazz Al Parque is considered to be the most prominent jazz event in the Colombian capital. The festival hosted such legends as Cassandra Wilson, Macy Gray, and David Murray. The lineup also includes many jazz artists from South America, such as Carolina Calvache Quartet, Luis Daniel Vega, El Tote, Last Dreamers, Guinga, Ile, Julieta Rada, and others. The festival focuses on Latin American and Colombian music adapted to the jazz universe.

Jazz Al Parque attracts about 25,000 attendees annually. It features over 20 concerts and seven workshops with free admission. So immerse yourself in melodies of saxophones, pianos, and trumpets, filling the green zones and public spaces of Bogota. There's no better time to enjoy the city parks!

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