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.

29 Sep - 1 Oct 2018

The 41st annual Manly Jazz will be held over the October long weekend from Saturday 29 September - Monday 1 October 2018.

Artist Enquiries open

Expressions of Interest for interested performers are now closed. Successful artists only will be notified by July.

Sponsorship and Media

Northern Beaches Council would like to thank our 2017 event partners ICMSKawaiNovotel Sydney Manly Pacific and our Official Venues.

If you would like to be a sponsor of the 2018 event please contact

For all media enquiries please contact


There are a range of large and small events across Council every year that value volunteer involvement. Most of these opportunities are short term where volunteers can gain valuable experience as part of a team working on a major event. Keep an eye on the Volunteering page for the roles available.

Previous Events

Check out the amazing talent and fun we have had at Manly Jazz over the years.