WIGAN INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL, JULY 10-13 - ALL TICKETS ON SALE NOW -  SEE JAZZ FESTIVAL PAGE FOR DETAILS & HOW TO BOOK

 

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29th WIGAN INTERNATIONAL

JAZZ FESTIVAL

10th-13th July 2014

TICKET NEWS

All  individual Jools Holland tickets (Thu. 10th July) have now been sold.

All other tickets have been on sale from March 3rd. Rover Tickets  include the Jools Holland show, but the number available is limited, so book quickly to secure your Rover. Until April 30th Rovers can be purchased for 120, but after this the  full price of 130 will be charged. NB to purchase Rover Tickets call 01942 828271 [Rovers can be picked up in person at Haigh Hall Golf Shop].

Combined afternoon tickets are available for the two shows on the Friday, Saturday and Sunday afternoons, representing a saving of 4 on the two individual prices.

Online booking for all individual concerts, as well as combined afternoon tickets for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, is available from the  OFFICIAL FESTIVAL   WEBSITE. These tickets can also be purchased in person at the Robin Park ticket office.

NB Before making any booking check details on the official website.

 

CONFIRMED LINE-UP 

Thursday 10th

JOOLS HOLLAND RHYTHM & BLUES ORCHESTRA featuring MARC ALMOND, MEL C & RUBY TURNER (8pm)  sold out - except for Rovers

Friday 11th

AJ Brown & His Band (12.30pm)  12

Wigan Y.J.O. with Andy Greenwood & Dean Masser (2.45pm) 12

CLARE TEAL & THE HOLLYWOOD ORCHESTRA - DORIS DAY TRIBUTE (8pm)  23

Saturday 12th:

Greater Manchester Schools' Jazz Showcase - featuring performances by Wigan Schools Big Band, Bury  Youth Big Band and Trafford Jazz Collective, plus the first performance by the Greater Manchester Jazz Orchestra, directed by Richard Iles (9.00am)  6

Midland Youth Jazz Orchestra, directed by John Ruddick, MBE (12 noon) 12

Merseyside Jazz Showcase (supported by LiverpoolJazz): The Jazzuits , The Mike Smith Quartet and The Weave. (2.45pm)  12

JON FADDIS WITH THE WIGAN JAZZ CLUB REUNION DREAM BAND with additional support - The HELEN SUNG Quartet (7.30pm)  23

Sunday 13th:

SK2 (the reformed Shades Jazz Orchestra) playing the music of Stan Kenton (12 noon)  12

South Florida Jazztet - from the University of South Florida (2.45pm)  12

THE SUPER C BIG BAND - all star band with a programme dedicated to the memory of Derek Watkins.  20

NB  Check details on the official site before booking.

TIMETABLE OF CONCERTS WITH LINKS TO WEBSITES

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Lunchtime Afternoon Evening
Thu. 10th

8:00pm

JOOLS HOLLAND

& HIS RHYTHM & BLUES ORCHESTRA

with vocalists Marc Almond, Mel C, Ruby Turner, Louise Marshall

website

Fri. 11th

12:30 pm

AJ BROWN & HIS BAND

website

2:45pm

WIGAN YOUTH JAZZ ORCHESTRA

with special guests

ANDY GREENWOOD

& DEAN MASSER

website

 

8:00pm

CLARE TEAL &

THE HOLLYWOOD ORCHESTRA

(Doris Day 90th Birthday Tribute)

website

Sat. 12th

9:15am

GREATER MANCHESTER SCHOOLS JAZZ SHOWCASE

Bands from Bury, Wigan & Trafford plus 

The Greater Manchester

Jazz Orchestra

2:45pm

MERSEYSIDE JAZZ SHOWCASE

3 Merseyside Bands

 

THE JAZZUITS

THE MIKE SMITH QUARTET

THE WEAVE

7:30pm

WIGAN JAZZ CLUB

REUNION DREAM BAND

with special guest

JON FADDIS

biography

 

+ special support act

The HELEN SUNG Quartet

website

12:noon

MIDLAND YOUTH

JAZZ ORCHESTRA

musical director

John Ruddick MBE

 

 

website

 

Sun. 13th

12 noon

SK2 JAZZ ORCHESTRA*

salutes the music of

Stan Kenton

 

 

* formerly Shades Jazz Orchestra

2:45pm

 

from The University of

South Florida

 

THE U.S.F. JAZZTET

 

 

 

 

8:00pm

SUPER C BIG BAND

 

All-star big band with a programme dedicated to the memory of

Derek Watkins.

 

 

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