The second edition of the Smida Jazz Festival took place in the middle of Apuseni Natural Park in the tiny Romanian town of Smida. The town itself consists of a couple of houses which meant festival goers had to pitch tents or sleep in their cars. The festival ran from August 25th to the 27th and was mostly attended by young people who were eager to catch Bugge Wesseltoft
's New Conception of Jazz, GoGo Penguin
, Tingvall Trio, The Kandinsky Effect, Eric Vloeimans
' Gatecrash, Sickpicnic, Iordache, JazzyBIT, and Trompetre. Thankfully, the weather cooperated as everyone enjoyed the superb natural surroundings and excellent music. Enjoy the pictures!