San Sebastian Jazz Festival

San Sebastian

This is probably one of the oldest music festivals both in Spain and in Europe, having been around for over four decades. The Jazz Festival lasts for six days and brings the world’s most gifted artists from around the globe to San Sebastian. Some famous artists who have graced this event over the yeras are Van Morrison, Medeski, Dave Holland, Gilberto Gil, Roberta Flack and Joe Cocker. It also provides a chance for up-and-coming artists to perform in an international forum. The Jazz Festival concerts usually take place at Plaza de la Trinidad and the Kursaal Auditorium.