Jazz-Espa July 31 to August 5, 2023


Organised for the 24th time by the Finnish Jazz Federation, the Jazz-Espa concert series once again brings the most current contemporary jazz artists to the Espa Stage. Jazz-Espa presents a versatile cross-section of Finnish jazz in the heart of the summertime Helsinki, within easy access for everyone.

There will be slight changes to the Jazz-Espa concert schedule this year; weekday concert slots will be 1pm, 4pm and 5.30pm. On Saturday 5 August, there will be two concerts, at 1pm and 2.30pm. All concerts are free, have no age limits, and are fully accessible.

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The Finnish Jazz Federation presents Jazz-Espa with support from the Helsinki Culture Unit. Event partners include the Savoy Theatre,  Kappeli Restaurant Grand Rental Oy and Pop & Jazz Conservatory.

Mon 31.7.
13.00 Ida Alanen Trio
16.00 Signe
17.30 Valtteri Laurell Nonet feat. Antti Sarpila

13.00 Salesvuo Syncopation
16.00 Perillä
17.30 Eero Koivistoinen Quartet

Wed 2.8.
13.00 Pienet ihmiset isot puut
16.00 Ilmari Heikinheimo NORTHERN GARDEN

Thu 3.8.
13.00 Silva Kallionpää Quartet
16.00 Teemu Kekkonen Trio
17.30 Mikko Innasen uusi kvintetti

Fri 4.8.
13.00 Jukka Haavisto
16.00 Soul What? feat. Joonatan Rautio
17.30 Elena Mindru Finnection

Sat 5.8.
13.00 Sharad Shakya Group
14.30 Django Collective Helsinki