Ian Shaw (pictured), Josephine Davies and Paul Edis are amongst the artists performing at a new festival for jazz fans in Wensledale North Yorkshire this weekend.
Leyburn Jazz Festival will take place from 22-24 October with fringe performances happening in the town’s pubs and main events staged at Tennants Garden Rooms.
The Garden Rooms will host Hot Cub du Nord and Josephine Davies’ Sartori on Friday October 22nd, with Voodoo Brass Band, Paul Edis’ Triptych, and a solo performance by Ian Shaw on Saturday 23rd. The event is rounded off with an educational workshop for young people led by Paul Edis on Sunday the 24th and a closing afternoon performance from the Pedigree Jazz Band. Free events during the afternoon at Tennants each day will feature local musicians.
Fringe events include an open-air performance in the town square by Voodoo Brass band, and pub performances from Liverpool vocalist Danny Pye, Leeds-based Alligator Gumbo and saxophonist Ben Lowman.
Leyburn is a busy market town in the heart of Wensleydale with easy access to the M1, M6, and rail links via nearby Northallerton.
Find full information, including links to ticket sales at: http://leyburnjazz.co.uk