Date: Sunday 2nd June 2019 Time: 6.30pm Venue: Lichfield Guildhall Venue: The Cathedral Hotel Venue: Wade Street Church Buy Tickets Soft Machine We are delighted and feel very privileged to finish off the festival with one of the greatest UK avant-garde jazz-rock bands of all time and still going strong. The current [...]
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Date: Sunday 2nd June 2019 Time: 3.00pm Venue: Lichfield Guildhall Buy Tickets The Sleaze Brothers Bringing you the lighter side of the blues and it's many offspring genres including soul and rock'n'roll. This band have been dishing up their own take on classics by the likes of Wilson Pickett and Chuck [...]
Date: Sunday 2nd June 2019Time: 1.30pmVenue: Lichfield Guildhall Buy Tickets The Escape Committee From the north of the county, they have built up a grand reputation for playing the blues of the likes of Eric Clapton, BB King, Steve Winwood, Neil Young and Jimi Hendrix.They are Sarge Frampton (guitar/vocals), Paul Burgess (drums - ex [...]
Date: Sunday 2nd June 2019 Time: 3.30pm Venue: The Cathedral Hotel Buy Tickets Fret & Fiddle This Midlands based quintet present the music of legendary violinist Stephane Grappelli when he played the Clubs of Paris in the 20s to the golden years at Claridges in to the 80s. They are: Sally Minchin [...]
Date: Sunday 2nd June 2019 Time: 1.30pm Venue: The Cathedral Hotel Buy Tickets The Eagle Jazz Band We start off this day of classic jazz to swing with this well established band of fine musicians. They are, Matt Palmer (saxophone/clarinet/ vocals), Pete Brown (trombone/ trumpet/cornet/vocals), Terry Williams (drums/trombone/vocals), Brian Lawrence (double bass/sousaphone) [...]
Date: Sunday 2nd June 2019 Time: 11.30am Venue: Lichfield Guildhall Buy Tickets South Staffordshire Youth Jazz Orchestra (East) Sit back and enjoy the skills of these very talented young musicians from all parts of South Staffordshire including Tamworth, Hednesford, Cannock, Rugeley, Lichfield and beyond under the leadership of Jenny Mawdsley and [...]
Date: Thursday 30th May 2019 Time: 8.00pm Venue: The Cathedral Hotel Buy Tickets Remi Harris with Tom Moore This exciting guitarist returns to the festival to give a unique concert of gypsy, swing, blues, electronic and world music aided by the much admired double bass playing of Tom Moore. These astounding musicians will [...]
Date: Friday 31st May 2019 Time: 8.00pm Venue: The Cathedral Hotel Buy Tickets Alison Rayner Quintet This extremely talented quintet comprise leader Alison (double bass), Steve Lodder (keyboards), Deirdre Cartwright (guitar), Buster Birch drums and Diane McLoughlin (saxes). This creative group have received rave reviews since their formation with their inventive, colourful, [...]
Date: Saturday 1st June 2019Time: 8.00pmVenue: The Cathedral Hotel Buy Tickets Nick Dewhurst Band with special guest Derek Nash Led by Lichfield-based trumpet player Nick Dewhurst this quintet has built up a growing reputation for it's original funky jazz and free spirit. Besides Nick on trumpet/ flugelhorn are Callum Roxburgh (tenor sax), Tom Moore [...]
Date: Saturday 1st June 2019 Time: 4.30pm Venue: The Cathedral Hotel Buy Tickets The Oxley-Meier Guitar project If you put two of Britain's finest guitarists together, Pete Oxley and Nicholas Meier, with Paul Cavaciuti (drums) and Ralph Mizraki (acoustic and electric bass) you will be blown away by the experience. Both [...]