Niseko Jazz Festival - Exclusive for Setsu Niseko Guests 

Join us for the inaugural Niseko Jazz Festival over the Obon holidays. This two-day music festival marks a new era celebrating all forms of jazz, bringing together an extraordinary lineup of Japan's jazz legends like Keiko Lee, Satoru Shionoya, and Junko Yagami in the heart of Hokkaido. 

Music lovers can rejoice as over 25 musicians take centre stage across eight different jazz acts. Headlining this year's festival is world-renowned jazz singer Keiko Lee, lauded for her powerful vocals and voted "Japan Jazzmen Reader Popularity Poll" for an impressive 13 consecutive years. Joining her are other luminaries like Satoru Shionoya with special guest Junko Yagami, and the Miki Hirose Quartet, all promising an unforgettable musical journey.

Set within the courtyard of Setsu Niseko, this festival caters to the whole family with kid's activities, food stalls and access to Setsu’s renowned wellness centre and notable restaurants. 

Festival Line Up:
10 August
Time Performers
15:30 - 16:00 Mt. Yotei Jazz School
16:30 - 17:30 Takezo Yamada Group
17:45 - 18:45 Miki Hirose Quintet
19:00 - 20:00 Satoru Shionoya with special guest Junko Yagami
11 August
Time Performers
15:30 - 16:00 Shigeru Shiraki Quartet
16:30 - 17:30 Junichiro Ohkuchi Trio
17:45 - 18:45 Yoshihito Eto Group
19:00 - 20:00 Keiko Lee