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Scarborough Spa

The Grand Hall

Scarborough Jazz Festival 2018


from £87.00

Booking Fees May Apply

Friday, 28 Sep 2018

Start Time: 12:30

Doors Open: 12:00

Saturday, 29 Sep 2018

Start Time: 12:30

Doors Open: 12:00

Sunday, 30 Sep 2018

Start Time: 12:30

Doors Open: 12:00

Thank you to everybody who made Scarborough Jazz Festival 2017 a success.
The 2018 festival will take place over the weekend of 28-30 September 2018 and Super Earlybird tickets are now on sale!
“Every year it’s a huge challenge to improve on the previous jazz festival,” says Director Mike Gordon. “In fact in 2016, 99% of the questionnaire respondents believed the quality of the acts was either excellent or good. Expect all the usual highlights as an exceptional programme is already being put together!.' 
The big name acts and highlights will be announced very soon!
Super Earlybird Tickets: 

Winner of  Jazz Venue of the Year in The Parlimamentary Jazz Awards 2017

First names announced!

The sixteenth Scarborough Jazz Festival could prove to be the best so far.
‘We have some incredible performers already booked,’ says Director Mike Gordon.  ‘As always we are trying to achieve balance and variety, and above all superb musicianship.’

‘This year there will be two big bands packed with UK jazz stars: the Gareth Lockrane Big Band and the Stan Sulzmann Neon Orchestra

We’ll hear the songs of Peggy Lee sung by Jo Harrop, with Tony Kofi on sax, and Vimala Rowe singing Billie Holliday accompanied by internationally renowned guitarist John Etheridge. 

We have two very different offerings from abroad:

Leila Martial is a truly unique singer and performer from France, Woody Black 4 are four clarinet virtuosos from Vienna and nearer to home Andchuck is a young, modern and experimental Manchester based jazz quartet selected for the Jazz North Introduces scheme.’

‘I’m particularly excited by the quality of the combos we have booked: Alan Barnes Octet, the all female septet Nerija, Matt Ridley Quartet, Nigel Price Organ Trio, Terry Seabrook Quintet – Celebrating Wayne Shorter, and the seven-piece Atlantic Crossover.’

‘One of the finest duos around, pianist David Newton and reeds player Alan Barnes, will celebrate forty years playing together. 

The ever popular Alan Barnes will again be the festival compere.’

‘There are a few acts still to be booked and there will also be lots of exciting fringe events. 

Full Line Up:

Alan Barnes Octet
Dave Newton & Alan Barnes
Gareth Lockrane Big Band
'Fever: Jo Harrop sings Peggy Lee' with special guest Tony Kofi
Leila Martial
Matt Ridley Quartet
Nigel Price Organ Trio + 1
Stan Sulzmann’s Neon Orchestra
Terry Seabrook Quintet
Atlantic Crossover
Vimala Rowe sings Billie Holliday with John Etheridge
Woody Black 4
….. and there are more acts to come

Earlybird weekend tickets are now on sale priced at £90 (until 30 June).

Earlybird Tickets*: Save £15!: £90 (Available until 30 June 2018)

Session & Day Tickets will go on sale from Sunday 1 July 2018.

Tickets for Scarborough Jazz Festival 2018 (subject to booking fees) at Scarborough Spa are available online at www.scarboroughspa.co.uk through the ticket hotline on 01723 821888 and in person at the Scarborough Spa Box Office.

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