Alicia Keys concert in the 20th Istanbul Jazz Festival

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The Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (IKSV) is celebrating its 20th year thanks to the continuous 16-year sponsorship provided by Garanti Bank.

Alicia-KeysThe 20th Istanbul Jazz Festival will be held from 2-19 July. The festival has put together a special program of famous artists of the jazz world including renowned artists of the pop, rock, folk and world music genre.

The 20th Istanbul Jazz Festival welcomes the world-renowned voice of R&B and soul music, Alicia Keys. The 14-time Grammy–winner, singer, composer and song writer will be performing for the first time in Turkey on Tuesday, 2 July, at 21:00 at KücükÇiftlik Park with the sponsorship of Garanti Bank.

Powerful vocalist and songwriter Alicia Keys released her 5th album Girl on Fire in May of 2012 skyrocketing to its place at the top of the charts. Featuring duets with Maxwell and Nicki Minaj, it entered its first week at number 1. Her album will be followed by a European tour entitled "Set the World on Fire" featuring Alicia Keys. She will perform at concerts in cities such as London, Paris, Vienna, Monaco, and Munich. On 2 July she will perform at Kücükçiftlik Park within the scope of the Istanbul Jazz Festival.

Performing countless open-air concerts on her piano, Alicia Keys has always been praised by critics. Every leading music industry publication has featured her, Blender magazine summed it up, “The first new pop artist of the millennium who was capable of changing music.” Among the artists that have inspired Alicia Keys are Prince, Nina Simone, Barbra Streisand, Marvin Gaye, Quincy Jones, Donny Hathaway and Stevie Wonder.

The tickets for the Alicia Keys concert will be available on Saturday, 23 March starting from 10:00.

The tickets can be purchased through:

•           Biletix Sales Channels,
•           Biletix Call Centre (0216 556 98 00),
•           Biletix web site (
•           Garanti Bank ATMs
•           IKSV box office ( Everyday between 10.00-18.00, except Sundays)

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