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Tuesday, 28 July 2015

Manchester Jazz Festival starts this Friday...


The 2015 Manchester Jazz Festival starts 31 July and runs to 9 August.  Here are festival director (and Jazz North's Creative Director) Steve Mead listing some highlights from  the 80 + concerts taking place..

How Monkey Found His Swing and I Have A Duck Who Can Roar:
Albert Square August 2 1pm & 3pm £4 each

Partisans:
Thwaites Festival Pavilion / August 5 / 8pm / £8

Iain Ballamy: The Pepper Street Orchestra 
RNCM / August 6 / 8pm / £17

Northern Line with Jazz North: 
Twelve free gigs at several venues around the city, performances from northern artists August 3

Epfi Records & Onze Heures Onze Collectives:
Soup Kitchen / August 5 / 9pm / £8

Winstone/Gesing/Venier:
St Ann’s Church / August 6 / 1pm / £10

John Ellis and Antony Barkworth-Knight:
Manchester Town Hall / August 7 / £10pm / £10

Rodrigo Constanzo:
dfscore : Pavilion / August 2 / 5pm / £4

Sharma Rahman Band and Airelle Besson Quartet:
Pavilion / August 9 / 2.45pm & 4.30pm / £4 each

Riot Jazz Band & Baked A La Ska: Pavilion / August 6 / 8pm / £15-£17

More from Steve Mead's interview here - http://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/whats-on/music-nightlife-news/manchester-jazz-festival-highlights-artistic-9740829

More details about the festival are here  http://www.manchesterjazz.com/


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