This year’s 14th edition of Malaysia’s longest running annual jazz festival, The Penang Island Jazz Festival, will be held from the 30th November to 3rd December 2017.
A number of musical activities will be held in various venues on the island such as an opening performance at 23 Love Lane and an exhibition at The Black Box - Penang House of Music in Georgetown, Fringe Stages in the lobbies of Hard Rock Hotel, Penang and Bayview Beach Resort, the early morning “Sunrise@Tropical Spice Garden in Teluk Bahang and the “Jazz By The Beach” stage in the gardens of Bayview Beach Resort.
Besides musical performances, there will also be workshops conducted by participating artists, the Island music forum on topics revolving around other aspects of the music industry, gallery exhibitions and the after- hours jazz jam.
This year’s main stage programme showcases a diverse and eclectic line-up of performers on the “Jazz By The Beach stage” on 2nd & 3rd December 2017.
The Penang Island Jazz Festival is organized and managed by The Capricorn Connection and on Monday MAG speaks to the MAN behind the festival, the Festival Director, Paul Augustin!