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by Tony Roma
posted 04/05/2021

Sydney Con Jazz Festival 2021

The Sydney Con Jazz Festival is here!

On Sunday, May 30, 2021 the Sydney Con Jazz Festival will offer dozens of performances under the one roof, nestled among the picturesque Royal Botanic Gardens.

The boutique jazz festival in its fourth year, is designed to be affordable, accessible and to showcase the best of Jazz from Australia, Sydney and the World. All five of the Sydney University’s Conservatorium’s world-class concert halls and facilities will be on show as audiences are free to wander between acts and sample the many varieties of styles on offer. The program boasts 25 concerts and 8 masterclasses across the day, performed by over 120 artists.


Linda May Han Oh Quartet
Vince Jones meets the Australian National Jazz Orchestra
Jo Lawry
Fabian Almazan Group
Nadje Noordhuis & Luke Howard
Will Vinson with the ANJO Youth Big Band
Rai Thistlethwayte
This World
Fiddes vs Tinkler
Nick Garbett
Paul Cutlan String Project
Svoboda | Keller | Dasika
Zela Margossian Quintet
Arcing Wires
Michael Griffin + Eleven
Dan Barnett Quintet
Kate Wadey Quartet
3D trio
Aaron Blakey Quartet
Andrea Keller w/ Tessie Overmeyer Quartet
+ 8 masterclasses

This Festival is a collaboration between Conservatorium’s Jazz unit, the Conservatorium Open academy and the Sydney Improvised Music Association andthis dynamic team has sought to create an event where the musicians and their art is the primary focus: our concerts are uniquely acoustic in a world where amplification and volume is increasing and with 23 concerts and 8 masterclasses the Festival has something for everybody.

What: The Sydney Con International Jazz Festival

Where: The Sydney Conservatorium of Music 

When: Sunday 30th May 2021

To Find Out More & To Book Online Click Here