Music lovers will definitely want to check out the 51st edition of the Umeå Jazz Festival, held in the last week of October in the northern Swedish city of Umeå.
The festival has been going strong since the late 1960s and has played host to some outstanding jazz musicians, among them Ella Fitzgerald.
Don’t be put off by the more expensive tickets on offer; the event caters to all budgets, with seats for many concerts costing less than 100 SEK.
Things kick off on the Wednesday night and the festival continues through the next four days with performances by Elena Wolay, Sara Ajnnak, Bo Sundström and the Stockholm Stompers, among many others. Performances will take place at venues throughout the city. Check here for full details.
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