An online music festival series featuring local and international artists. The Melbourne International Jazz Festival (MIJF) has announced the June 2020 offering for their adapted program

“It is a testament to the versatility, resilience and passion of musicians and those that bring them to the stage that even in these difficult times we can find a way to continue to enjoy live music.” Michael Tortoni, MIJF Artistic Director

After a successful first edition at the end of May, the next These Digital Times program on Saturday, 27 June 2020 will be live-streamed via the MIJF website direct to YouTube from 10.30am to 10.30pm.

Andrea Keller with Five Below

Melbourne-based artists featured in the June program include father and daughter duo Joe and Olivia Chindamo; the album launch of Life is Brut[if]al by Andrea Keller’s award-winning ensemble Five Below; Ethiopian jazz saxophonist, Solomon Sisay; as well as the Kathleen Halloran Trio.

The June program will kick off in the morning with Nat Bartsch’s Lullaby Project for the kids and wrap up with The Sugarfoot Ramblers, a collective of Melbourne based musicians with a shared love of traditional jazz.

Following each monthly These Digital Times program, content will be available for another four weeks on the MIJF website


Date Saturday, 27 June 2020
Tickets FREE
10.30am Nat Bartsch’s Lullaby Project (Australia)
11am Career Development Panel: Old Media, New Media
12pm Kathleen Halloran Trio (Australia)
1.30pm Solomon Sisay (Australia)
3.30pm Federico Casagrande (Italy)
5pm Andrea Keller’s Five Below – Life is Brut[if]al (Australia – album launch)
7pm Joe Chindamo & Olivia Chindamo (Australia)
8pm Joey DeFrancesco (USA)
9.15pm The Sugarfoot Ramblers (Australia)
Melbourne International Jazz Festival