2022 Wellington Jazz Festival

Get ready to amplify your Labour weekend with the 2022 Wellington Jazz Festival! Mai tawhiti, mai tata - featuring a global playlist of international GRAMMY-award winning artists and well-known jazz talents from Aotearoa New Zealand.

Our 2022 First Release Headliners are on sale now!

Experience the incredible voice of five-time GRAMMY winner Lalah Hathaway (USA), the funky tunes of experimental bassist and GRAMMY winner MonoNeon (USA), the fluid harmonies and grooving jazz from GRAMMY-nominated saxophonist Melissa Aldana (Chile), the soulful vibes and unique vocal stylings of Louis Baker (Aotearoa) and the melodic sounds of jazz stalwart the Rodger Fox Big Band (Aotearoa).

Kua wātea ngā tīkiti tuku tuatahi hei hoko mā koutou, ki tēnei whetiwara tautito e whakatairanga I ngā kaitoi tautito mai i tawhiti o te ao, mai i tata o Aotearoa.

Toro mai ki te kāhui tohunga nei. Ki a Lalah Hathaway (USA) e rima ngā tohu GRAMMY kua riro I a ia. Ki te whanaki rongo a MonoNeon (USA). Ki te aiō o ngā waiata pūtohe a Mellissa Aldana (Chile). Ki te oro whakapiki wairua o Louise Baker (NZ). Otirā ki te pako o ngā waiata a te Rodger Fox Big Band (NZ).

Our Second Release Headliners will be announced on 31 August, followed by our Full Line-up on 7 September, featuring gigs and food and drink offers at bars and eateries around the city.