Following a successful summer of music, Thredbo is excited to announce the return of its annual Jazz Festival. Back for its 29th year from 29th April – 1st May 2016, the three day celebration of exceptional music, great food and wine, and endless dancing will take over Thredbo, in the heart of the picturesque Snowy Mountains. This year’s line-up features over 18 incredible acts that are set to play in a variety of village and mountain venues.
This year, legendary jazz guitarist George Golla will be joined by star singer Jackie Cooper for the highly anticipated spectacle, “Lunch with a Legend”. As part of this rare experience, George will regale fans with a host of stories, whilst playing the music fans have come to know and love.
Thredbo is also proud to present star of X-Factor Australia, Mahalia Simpson, performing inthe mountains for the very first time. Joining these artists on the line-up is a long list of acts, including Jazz artists Nairobi Trio and Dixie Street All Stars plus internationally acclaimed Hammond organ maestro and vocalist Clayton Doley, the ever-popular Psycho Zydeco and the swinging roots sounds of The Big Ol Bus Band.
Taking music lovers on a musical journey, the boutique festival will showcase all branches of jazz – from traditional through modern, experimental through extraordinary, big bands through small bands, soloists plus additional genres including blues and roots. This year’s event promises to deliver music aficionados an unforgettable weekend, with the stars of Australian Jazz coming out to shine in the intimacy of Thredbo’s venues. Across the festival, performances will take place in alpine bars, cosy restaurants, a nightclub, in the outdoors Village Square and even at the top of the Kosciuszko Express Chairlift!
The 2016 Thredbo Jazz Festival will be a music-lovers delight, and fans are encouraged to get in quick for the Early Bird festival packages on offer until 31st March 2016. Thredbo’s range of accommodation options promises something to suit everyone, with all-inclusive 3 night and 2 day festival Early Bird packages starting from just $142* per person per night. Weekend Festival Passes start at $125* (for Early Bird adults) with under 18’s half price ($62.50), and children under 14 free, making Thredbo Jazz festival a perfect weekend getaway for families.
For more information on Thredbo Jazz Festival and amazing deals available, visit the website or call the Thredbo Resort Centre on 1300 020 589.