WORKSHOPS

This year we are pleased to be able to offer you a range of workshops from both visiting musicians and Bristol Academy of Creative Music. All workshops will take place at Bristol Folk House. JUMP BLUES WITH CHRIS CORCORAN Saturday 28 March | 12 – 2pm | Bristol Folk House £20 + bf Referencing the …

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Full Programme Schedule

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SAVE THE DATE – 26-29 MARCH 2020

With less than 8 weeks to go we are really excited to present you with one of our most exciting line ups to date. With Colston Hall still undergoing refurbishments, this year we’re collaborating with various venues and organisations to bring you a range of different events at various locations keeping the festival fresh and …

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26 – 29 March 2020

Welcome to our 8th edition of Bristol Jazz and Blues Festival! While the eagerly anticipated renovations at Colston Hall continue, we will be staging concerts at St George’s, Bristol Folk House, O2 Academy, Fiddlers, Colston Hall foyer and Bambalan where we hope you’ll find plenty to satisfy your jazz and blues tastes! As always, we …

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Our ‘Best Bits’ from the 7 years

Our team will be giving us their highlights from the last 7 years over the next few weeks as we run a crowdfunding campaign to secure the future of the festival. To donate click HERE or share your memories using hash tag #SaveBristolJazzFest. Thank you! Denny Ilett – Artistic Director Hardly a week goes by …

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Help #SaveBristolJazzFest

We are calling on our friends and supporters to help secure the future of the charity. DONATE HERE The Bristol International Jazz and Blues Festival is a charity – run by a small, passionate team of eight who have a shared love of great music. We work hard all year to put a diverse and …

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Celebrating Women in Music

With International Women’s Day approaching (8 March) it is only right that we dedicate this email to the many, fabulous women in our 2019 line up. We have featured just a few of the fantastic females that will be appearing across the weekend (22-24 March). Plus, you could always treat the women in your life …

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Start Planning your Festival Weekend!

Here are a few of the FAQ that you may find useful when planning your trip to Bristol International Jazz and Blues Festival 2019! Who is playing this year and where? We are pleased to be partnering with St Georges Bristol, O2 Academy Bristol and Anson Rooms this year. Our full line up can be …

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Platform South at Colston Hall

The free foyer performances as part of the Festival have become as much a part of the life and soul of the festival as the incredible international musicians the event brings to the city each year. And, while Colston Hall’s venue spaces are closed for redevelopment and the festival continues its celebration of world-class jazz …

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Festival HQ Top Picks for 2019

Each year we bring our diverging tastes together in the form of a festival line-up which celebrates all things jazz and blues – from swing to funk, bebop to blues, soul to rock ‘n roll. The team all look forward to very different parts of the festival and with just six weeks to go, we …

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