© Geir Birkeland

© Matt Crossick

© Thomas Dornbirn

Karl Seglem Quartet
Saturday 1 November Old Customs House Hall
Sons of Kemet
Saturday 1 November Old Customs House Hall
Friday 31 October Klubi
Farmers Market
Sunday 2 November Klubi

In 1982 Tampere Jazz Happening was organized for the first time and ever since it has been a part of the spectrum of cultural events in Tampere every year. Since 1990 the festival has been produced by Tampere Music Festivals which is a part of the Cultural Affairs of the City of Tampere. The Happening brings together the most interesting artists of modern jazz from Finland and from abroad.


Old Customs House Hall / Klubi
Tullikamarin aukio 2
FI-33100 Tampere

Tullikamarin aukio 3
FI-33100 Tampere

The age limit for Klubi and Telakka is 18 years. There is no age limit for the afternoon concerts at Pakkahuone on Saturday and Sunday. To the evening concerts on Friday and Saturday, under 18-year-olds are admitted only with a parent or a guardian.


The Old Customs House Hall and Klubi venues are accessible for people using wheelchairs. Personal assistants are admitted to concerts with their employers free of charge. Accessible toilet provided. At Telakka, toilets are located on the 2nd floor, no lift.



Hotel Cumulus offer is valid to 10 October 2014.

During the festival Tampere is full of tourists. Please remember to make your hotel & accommodation reservation as soon as possible. Tampere has various accommodation options to offer. Click here to find options.

Tampere Jazz Happening in co-operation with

  • Ministry of Education and Culture
  • The Finnish Music Foundation (MES)
  • Music Finland
  • Yleisradio / The Finnish Broadcasting Company
  • Sokos Hotels, Klubi, Telakka
  • Restel Hotel Group
  • Tampere City Library

Tampere Jazz Happening Elsewhere

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