9 Grader Nord
Synne Bønes
May 11th 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

9 Grader Nord, Jacks Funk Ungdomsstorband and more!

Free family day at Torvet!

We repeat the success from previous years and invite young and old to a rich family day at Torvet on Saturday 11 May at 12:00 - 16:00. There will be concerts and entertainment both on and around Torvscenen, our own New Orleans street parade, various food trucks and lots of other fun! All cultural programs are of course free. Save the date - and welcome to everyone!

12:00 - Street Parade with Jazzfest's own parade orchestra (Torvet)
12:30 - ISAK Dansekompani (Torvet)
12:50 - Street Parade (Torvet)
13:00 - TAKT: Concert with pupils from Kulturskolen (Torvscenen)
13:30 - Flash Mob with ISAK Dansekompani (Kirkebakken, Vår Frue Kirke)
14:00 - Concert with 9 Grader Nord (Torvscenen)
15:10 - Concert with Jacks Funk Ungdomsstorband (Torvscenen)


9 Grader Nord
Torvscenen 14:00

An explosion in musical colours

9 Grader Nord is an eclectic Tamil folk rock band that draws inspiration from a variety of musical styles - including Carnatic music, baila and Tamil folk music. Known for their energetic, rebellious and confident stage performances, the band incorporates instruments such as the bamboo flute and cajon to create their signature sound.

Since the start in 2017, the band has released two albums and performed at countless prestigious Norwegian festivals and club stages around Norway. Get ready to dance to this unique musical energy bomb!

Mira Thiruchelvam - guitar, flute, vocals
Dipha Thiruchelvam - vocals, guitar, flute
Jakob Sønnesyn - bass
Jakob Sisselson Hamre - percussion


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Jacks Funk Ungdomsstorband
Torvscenen 15:15

Young favorites returns!

Jacks Funk Ungdomsstorband consists of 29 talented musicians with backgrounds from various schools in the Trondheim area. They are all between 15-20 years old - but despite their young age they already have several years of experience in the funk genre.

Led by Jack Enters, they play modern, groovy and catchy funk with songs by artists such as Earth, Wind & Fire, Tower of Power, Silk Sonic, Ole Børud, The PB Underground and more. Get ready to be impressed!

Jack Enters - musical director


Torvet 12:00

With Jazzfest's own parade orchestra!

Trumpeter Sturla Hauge Nilsen has gathered a bunch of young music talents who will ensure great music and atmosphere on Torvet during the family day! There will be an exciting parade in true New Orleans style with the young musicians in the centre!

Sturla Hauge Nilsen - musical director


ISAK Dansekompani
Kirkebakken - Vår Frue Kirke

Flash mob!

The young talents from ISAK Dansekompani perform a self-choreographed flash mob dance in concert with the parade orchestra on the church hill outside Vår Frue Kirke. We encourage everyone young and old to join us and dance!

Kristine M. G. Dalsbø - instructor, choreographer