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.
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