Jakarta International BNI Java Jazz Festival reveals first phase lineup

The 17th edition of Jakarta International BNI Java Jazz Festival will take place at the JIExpo on May 27-29, 2022.

The Jakarta International BNI Java Jazz Festival has announced the first lineup of performers for its 17th edition in May.

The festival’s lineup was announced via Instagram on Tuesday (April 5), and will feature headliner PJ Morton, the Grammy Award-winning soul musician and keyboardist of Maroon 5. Other notable international acts slated to perform include Emma-Jean Thackray, Alex Porat, Hablot Brown and Samm Henshaw.

A wealth of Indonesian acts will also be featured at the three-day jazz-centric event including Adikara Fardy, Afgan, Danilla, Gabe Bondoc, Gangga, Jarrod Lawson, Jaz, Kahitna, Mikha Angelo, Oslo Ibrahim, Ran, Rendy Pandugo, Rizky Febian, Sivia Azizah, Teddy Adhitya, Yefta Dan Timan Tidur, and Yura Yunita.

More artists are expected to be revealed in the coming weeks.

Tickets to the festival are on sale here, with daily passes going for RP700,000. A special ticket will be required for PJ Morton’s show, which costs RP350,000.

The festival went on a hiatus last year due to COVID-19 pandemic. The 16th edition occurred in 2020 and featured a memorable performance by legendary soul band The Jacksons.






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