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Jazz à Juan Festival

What: Jazz à Juan Festival
Where: Juan-les-Pins
When: 14 – 24 July 2011

As a sister city to New Orleans, you might expect a certain level of interest in jazz music in the French city of Juan-les-Pins.

Juan-les-Pins. Photo Credit: Michi1308

In July, Juan-les-Pins lives up to this expectation when the annual Jazz à Juan Festival takes place, a favourite with many of the big names. 2011 performances include sets from jazz legends BB King and Herbie Hancock.

This 10 day event fills the streets of Juan-les-Pins with music and the beaches with parties – all you need are your dancing shoes.

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