Saturday, 5 to Monday 7 October 2019

Manly Jazz

The internationally acclaimed Manly Jazz is known worldwide for its beautiful location and the diversity of music it presents, from traditional New Orleans jazz to funk, Latin, fusion, blues, gospel, swing and roots - with performances in multiple indoor and outdoor venues including major stages alongside the world famous Manly Beach.

The 42nd annual Manly Jazz will be held over the October long weekend from 5 to 7 October 2019. 

Swing Dance Classes

Prepare to join in all the fun at Manly Jazz with four free swing dancing classes in the lead up to the festival. The first of the classes will be held on Thursday 19 September. All experience levels welcome (minimum age is 16 years). Register to attend one or more classes




Feature Artists and Program

Internationally renowned bassist Rodney Whitaker plus more than 100 free performances across four stages and indoor venues.

Become an Event Partner

As a partner you’ll reach over 100,000 music enthusiasts from across Sydney, Australia and the world that flock to Manly Jazz.

Plan Your Trip

The easiest way to get to Manly Jazz is on public transport. Plan your trip to the festival with the Transport NSW info Trip Planner.

Previous Manly Jazz Events

Check out the amazing food, talent and fun we have had at Manly Jazz over the years!

Manly Jazz Volunteers

Manly Jazz Festival is seeking volunteers to assist with Operations and Research roles.