2019 Printed Programme has Landed!

See the full line up, calendar, free stage info, masterclass line up and artist interviews in our 2019 printed programme. Available in many of Bristol and Bath venues and cafes including our partners St George’s Bristol, Anson Rooms and O2 Academy Bristol. BOOK TICKETS 

Festival Top Picks

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 four weeks to go we bring …

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Denny Ilett on Hendrix

Ahead of the Festival, Artistic Director Denny Ilett explains what inspired him to arrange this iconic musician’s final studio album Electric Ladyland for a 16-piece ensemble, especially for the 2018 festival. The guitar feedback that opens Foxy Lady, the first track on Jimi’s first album, is a sound that changed my life. From then on I knew I …

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