culture in Poznań



12th Poznań Old Jazz Festival

The Poznań Old Jazz Festival has been held in Poznań since 2009 and is a celebration of "good ol' jazz".

Photo of 6 men in an old car on a desert, dressed in white shirts, white and red vests and white hats, holding musical instruments in their hands. - grafika artykułu
Sunny Grove Dixie, photograph from the press

The Festival is organised by Dixie Club - the Wielkopolska Association of Traditional Jazz. In addition to concerts, the festival features a colourful New Orleans parade and an educational Small Jazz Academy programme. The festival will be accompanied by an exhibition W rytmie jazzu (To the Rhythm of Jazz).

  • 12.00 - 1 pm -  New Orleans parade (from the Old Market Square to the Old Brewery)
  • 2 pm - 2.45 pm - Small Jazz Academy (the Old Brewery, near Chessboard area)
  • 4 pm - exhibition vernissage (until September 14, Stary Browar, near Chessboard area)
  • 5 pm - 9 pm - concerts (the Old Brewery, near Chessboard area)


  • J.J. Jazzmen - Czech Republic
  • Sunny Grove Dixie - Latvia
  • Five O'Clock Orchestra - Poland
  • Dixie Company with Zuzanna Rzeczkowska and Martyna and Patrycja Kubale - Poland
  • Happy Jazz Band - Poland
  • XII Poznań Old Jazz Festival
  • 12 September
  • Old Brewery (Stary Browar) and Old Market Square (Stary Rynek)
  • free admission