Clarence Jazz Festival

Clarence Jazz Festival 2021 at Kangaroo Bay

Clarence Jazz Festival is a music festival that brings Hobart’s Eastern Shore to life during the warm evenings of late summer. The Festival is back with a fresh palette and a new focus on diversity and boundary-pushing jazz, whilst continuing to inspire with initiatives that engage local artists and musicians.



Opportunities for 2022:

Perform & Participate:

Expressions of Interest are now open to participate or perform in the Clarence Jazz Festival program in 2022. The Festival’s core focus is supporting local Tasmanian artists, new project ideas and boundary-pushing jazz with an inclusive and diverse selection of music. Clarence Jazz Festival team will continue supporting the successful Masterclasses, Local Musicians and New Project Investment initiatives to support ‘big ideas’ and ‘new works in development’ by talented musicians, teachers and producers.  Learn more & Apply here.


Artist in Residence Program:

We are seeking Expressions of Interests for an Artist in Residence, Clarence Jazz Festival works with an Artist each year to create a series of visual artworks across the Festival, from marketing to site installations, workshops or exhibitions. Learn more & Apply here.

Previous Artists in Residence:



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