International jazz festival was established in 2002. It has started as a weekend music event, but turned out to the great cultural event which brings colorful cocktail of jazz concerts, jam sessions and workshops to the city of Brno throughout the year. Jazz Fest Brno brings to its fans, not only from the region but throughout the Czech Republic and abroad, the best of what contemporary jazz has to offer. Quality and innovative dramaturgy hand in hand with professional production of Jazz Fest Brno, gain a reputation as one of the most important jazz festivals in the Czech Republic and Central Europe.
Fans of jazz and modern improvised music can look forward to a great musical experience in a number of places around Brno: in the theater Reduta, the Janáček Theater, at the Forum House, in the Semilasso cultural center, in clubs, and on the premises of the Janáček Academy of Performing Arts.