August 25, 2019 to August 27, 2019
The Red Sea Jazz Festival is a jazz festival held annually in the last week of August in Eilat, Israel.
The Red Sea Jazz Festival was first held in 1987 owned by the municipality of Eilat. It is a three-day-long event featuring 9-10 concerts per evening, 6 workshops with guest artists and nightly jam sessions. All performances are held outdoors at the Eilat port. The workshops take place at a nearby hotel.
The festival offers a combination of performances by international jazz artists and local talent. It also provides a venue for collaborative efforts, with special productions exclusive to the festival. The festival draws audiences of 70,000, with an average of 2,500 people per concert. It is run as a non-profit organization and enjoys the support of the Municipality of Eilat, the Ministries of Culture and Tourism, the Eilat Hotel Association and various business sponsors.