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The first 18 acts for Pori Jazz 2021 announced

Pori Jazz has announced the first 18 artists to perform at the 2021 festival including American megastar John Legend, British singer Emeli Sandé and jazz legend Chick Corea. Tickets for the 2021 festival in July are available at Ticketmaster Finland.




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Jazz-Espa will be organised with special measures at the Espa Stage in late July

The Jazz-Espa concert series, organised annually by Jazz Finland, will go ahead as planned at the Espa Stage between 27 July and 1 August. Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, special measures will be in place, ensuring that the event remains safe for both audiences and artists. The Savoy Theatre, the administrative body for the Espa Stage, will resume concert activities at the stage from 1 July onwards. 




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Tuomo releases new EP Quarantine Music 1 on Friday 26th June

Quarantine Music 1 is the first release of Tuomo Prättälä's project under quarantine times and also the first album of Prättälä's own label Polygamy Records. Composed during the COVID-19 pandemic, the diary-like songs will be released as a digital EP on Friday 16th June. The album features guests artists guitarist Jarmo Saari, rapper Tommy Lindgren and percussionist Aarne Riikonen.