Local and international jazz acts


Jazz in the heart of Bad Gastein! The concert series "summer.jazz.in.the.city" is for many music lovers one of the most beautiful open air events in the Gastein Valley. And a fixed point in the event calendar!


Over the years, the summer concert series has made a name for itself beyond the region. Year after year, locals, guests, music and jazz lovers from all over the world come to the traditional Merangarten in Bad Gastein to experience summer jazz in the city live. But not only the audience, also the jazz musicians are international. From greats of the Austrian jazz landscape to innovative, young jazz acts and rising stars of the local and international jazz scene: at the Gastein Jazz Festival, they all provide a real feast for the ears.

A colorful program for jazz lovers

Because the program of summer jazz in the city again has a lot in store for the guests. From jazz to ethno to funk & blues - the events are as colorful and diverse as jazz itself. Responsible for the program is the concert promoter "Jazz im Sägewerk", which is not only known to jazz lovers. Founded in 2000, the venue has become one of the most important temples of jazz in Austria.


Make yourself comfortable on the benches and chairs in the Merangarten or find a romantic spot under the trees. And enjoy the balmy summer evenings at a free outdoor jazz concert! Should the weather gods not cooperate, a nice alternative is provided: In case of bad weather, the concerts will take place in the Wiener Saal at the Grand Hotel De l'Europe.