ZADAR SUMMER THEATRE FESTIVAL is a traditional summer cultural event held since 1995 - originally as a drama and then as a drama, music and dance event. Performances and concerts take place in the cultural and historical environment of the city of Zadar.

Every summer in the high season the Croatian National Theatre of Zadar in cooperation with the Zadar Tourist Board organizes Zadar Jazz & Blues Festival. The first year of the Festival was 2015.


Concerts take place on the beautiful open-air terrace of the Museum of Ancient Glass in Zadar, which offers a beautiful view of the Jazine bay, city bridge and walls. In such an atmosphere famous names of jazz and blues scene like Brian Auger ´Blues Oblivion, Neal Black & The Healers, Camille Thurmann & the MMT Quartet, Fred Wesley, Saskia Laroo and No BS Brass Band, Joyce Elaine Yuille, Gangbé Brass Band and Wawau Adler & Damir Kukuruzović Django Group presented themselves or will be playing live this year.

This year the Jazz & Blues Festival will be held July 26 to 28 with three concerts:

July 26    Joyce Elaine Yuille

July 27   Wawau Adler & Damir Kukuruzović Django Group

July 28   Gangbé Brass Band