By Afef Abrougui | Mar 28 2014main-cultured-featured , second-featured
The ninth edition of the Jazz à Carthage music festival will kick off next week, gathering renowned international and local musicians for one of Tunisia’s premier cultural events.
The event will take place from April 3 to 13 at the Carthage-Talasso hotel in Gammarth, a suburb north of Tunis.
Croatian guitarist Ana Vidovic and Nigerian-American singer Iyeoka, famous for her song Simply Falling from her 2011 album Say Yes, will kick off the festival.
Other international performers include British singers Alex Hepburn and Joss Stone, as well as the American jazz singer Freddy Cole.
Three Tunisians will perform at this year’s edition, including oud player Abderraouf Ouertani, and Behe and Nour Harkati, who are both singers and guitarists.
The full program is available on the festival’s website. Tickets can be bought online or at Tunisiana stores and hotel Carthage-Talasso. Ticket prices range from 10 to 60 dinars, depending on the concert and the seating reserved.