Here’s a look at some of the most popular events in the Dixieland Festival Dresden calendar:
A festival staple since 1995, the unique riverboat shuffle sees festively decorated paddle boats and saloon ships sailing down the Elbe River.
Blues, Boogie & Swing
If you have a stopover at Dresden Airport on Friday evening, you’re in luck as you can join the thousands of blues and boogie fans who head there to enjoy “Jazz instead of Jetlag” concert held across two terminals.
Papa Pider’s Jazzband, The Bowler Hats and the legendary Ural Dixieland Band from Cheyabinsk are this year’s special guests.
Dance the night away to the enchanting sounds of the 20s, 30s and 40s.
Be delighted by performances from Charly Antolini, Hot Hazz Band, and Peter Buehr and his Flat Foot Stompers.
Enjoy four wonderful hours of jazz on Sunday morning outside in the fresh air.
Sunday – Dixieland Parade
The Dixieland Festival Dresden grand finale sees the jazz musicians playing as they parade through the streets.