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Blue House Youth Jazz Festival 2019

The Blue House Youth Jazz Festival is aimed at members of big bands and jazz ensembles based at the nation’s culture and music institutions, or those attending aesthetic programmes at upper secondary schools, adult education centres or university colleges of music.

On 22–24 March 2019, tomorrow’s musicians will gather at Sweden’s largest youth jazz festival. The festival focuses on members of big bands and jazz ensembles from Sweden’s various culture schools, upper-secondary school programmes focused on the arts, folk high schools and music colleges. This will be three days filled with workshops and clinics featuring both Swedish and international jazz musicians, concerts and competitions.

Preliminarily programme.

Friday 22 March 2019

Festival begins with registration at Konserthuset Stockholm, festival inauguration, programme of workshops and more, and concluding jazz concert in Konserthuset’s main hall. 

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm      Check-in (note the changed time)
2:15 pm – 2:30 pm      Gathering before the festival inauguration
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm      Festival inauguration concert 
3:30 pm – 6:00 pm      Workshops and Meet the Artist
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm      Dinner on your own
7:30 pm – 10:00 pm    Blue House Jazz Orchestra concert

Saturday 23 March 2019

A full day of workshops with Swedish and international speakers, including Marius Neset and Bertil Fält, at the Royal College of Music, KMH.

9:00 am – 9:30 am      Check-in
9:30 am                      Meet up and information
10:00 am – 5:00 pm    Workshops and lunch
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm      Dinner
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm    Festival performances

Sunday 24 March 2019

Competition day at Konserthuset Stockholm presenting this year’s big band and jazz ensemble competitions. Open to the public.

9:00 am – 10:00 am     Meet up and information
10:00 am – 4:00 pm     Big band Swedish championship and jazz
                                    ensemble competition
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm       Award ceremony and festival closing


Price: 800 SEK, incl VAT.
Choose from the categories below and answer in detail in the registration form (in Swedish)

Individual youth

Individual adult



Fredrik Norén, Svensk Jazz,
Mobile +46 (0)70-641 49 47 or via

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The festival is arranged in cooperation with Svensk Jazz.