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Umbria Jazz 2021: new big names added to the festival lineup. The complete lineup of the Arena.


UJ21 from July 9-18 in Perugia: new big names added to the festival lineup.

Waiting to announce the complete programme, we are forced to suspend the ticket presales of the rescheduled concerts at the Arena Santa Giuliana – Wynton Marsalis & JALCO, Stefano BollaniBrad Mehldau and Branford Marsalis – pending the new capacity regulations for live performances. Those who have already purchased tickets will be assigned a seat as similar as possible to the original one.

The 2021 edition will also host Billy Hart with Ethan Iverson, Enrico Rava in duo with Fred Hersch, Cécile McLorin Salvant with Sullivan Fortner, Imany “Voodoo Cello”, Paolo Fresu with a tribute to David Bowie, Cimafunk, Gonzalo Rubalcaba & Aymée Nuviola, Quinteto Astor Piazzolla, Edmar Castaneda/Grégoire Maret duo, Danilo Rea, Gino Paoli & Funk Off.

To these are added Angélique Kidjo, Emmet Cohen Trio with Samara Joy and Julian Lage Trio.

Tickets are temporarily suspended pending the new capacity regulations for live performances.All the info about new names and the reopening date of the ticket presales will be announced shortly.


Umbria Jazz 21 –  The complete lineup of the Arena Santa Giuliana 

9 July

• Emmet Cohen Trio
special guest Samara Joy McLendon

• Wynton Marsalis & Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra



10 July

• “Piano solo tribute to Chick Corea”
Stefano Bollani
• Billy Hart Quartet
feat. Ethan Iverson


11 July

• Julian Lage Trio
• Enrico Rava – Fred Hersch

• “Al Gir dal Bughi”

Dino Piana, Enrico Rava, Franco Piana, Dado Moroni, Gabriele Evangelista, Roberto Gatto


12 July

• Cécile McLorin Salvant Duo
feat. Sullivan Fortner


• Bokanté


13 July

• “Harp vs. Harp”
Edmar Cataneda – Grégoire Maret


• Special project for Umbria Jazz
with Gianluca Petrella, Pasquale Mirra, Riccardo Onori, Blake Franchetto, Simone Padovani, Kalifa Kone, Reda Zine, DEM


14 July

• Brad Mehldau Trio


• Branford Marsalis Quartet


15 July

• Paolo Fresu “Heroes – Tribute to David Bowie”
with Petra Magoni, Filippo Vignato, Francesco Diodati, Francesco Ponticelli, Christian Meyer


• “Voodoo Cello”


16 July

• Ben Harper


• “African Odissey”
Angélique Kidjo


17 July

Cuban night
• “Viento y Tiempo”
Gonzalo Rubalcaba & Aymée Nuviola’s band


• Cimafunk


18 July

• “Astor Piazzolla 100th anniversary”
Quinteto Astor Piazzolla


• Gino Paoli & Danilo Rea


• Funk Off on stage with Gino Paoli