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Friday, 24 March 2017

Wigan Jazz Festival headlines announced

Branford Marsalis

From Ian Darrington

Following the success of the 2016 Wigan International Jazz Festival we are pleased to confirm that the 2017 Festival (our 32nd) will take place from Thurday July 6th to Sunday July 9th 2017.

The full lineup has yet to be confirmed but we can confirm our star act for the evening of July 6th is JOOLS HOLLAND & HIS RHYTHM & BLUES ORCHESTRA. Tickets for this show are now on sale (and going fast). Rover Tickets (on sale soon) will include this concert.

Friday 7th July BRANFORD MARSALIS QUARTET with KURT ELLING

Saturday 8th July AMBROSE AKINMUSIRE QUARTET plus WIGAN YOUTH JAZZ ORCHESTRA

Sunday 9th July THE REUNION DREAMBAND directed by JOHN LABARBERA

Also appearing:
NEW YORK BRASS BAND / JAM EXPERIMENT / WARDROBE QUINTET / DAVE NEWTON TRIO / GREATER MANCHESTER JAZZ ORCHESTRA with MIKE LOVATT / ODETTE / REMI HARRIS TRIO / GINGER TUNES QUARTET / NAG CHAMPA / TETES DE POIS / LANCASHIRE YOUTH JAZZ ORCHESTRA & BIG BAND

Individual Jools Holland tickets on sale now from boxoffice.wltc.org or from 01942 828508 (Mon-Fri only).  For the latest news and a chance to win free tickets visit and subscribe http://eepurl.com/b8I7aP


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