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Bristol International Jazz and Blues Festival

Anson Rooms and various venues, Bristol, BS8 1LN

Tel: +44 (0)844 887 1500

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Bristol International Jazz and Blues Festival


Bristol International Jazz and Blues Festival are back! For the seventh edition, Bristol International Jazz & Blues Festival will be taking over St George's, the Anson Rooms, and O2 with a programme of jazz and blues from Europe, US and the UK.

From swing to funk, bebop to blues, Gypsy jazz to gospel, soul to rock 'n roll, Bristol Jazz & Blues Festival never fails to surprise and delight music lovers.

Celebrating 60 years of Lady in Satin China Moses leads a special line-up, and a bigger blues programme is topped off by Lucky Peterson. And that's just the tip of the musical iceberg.

This year they are pleased to continue the Free Stage in the Balloon Bar. From 12pm. All welcome. View the full listings here:

The team are also supporting #LoveMyNHS this year. Just show your NHS card at Bristol Ticket Shop when purchasing tickets & claim 10% off 2019 events. A 20% student discount is also available on all tickets.

At the Anson Rooms they have following people performing: Soft Machine, Hannah Williams and the Affirmations, The Bristol Bluesmen**, Kirk Fletcher Trio**, Ray Gelato & The Giants, The Big Swing feat: Jonny Bruce Big Band, Josh Smith Trio**, Ian Siegal**, Aynsley Lister**, Lucky Peterson**

** Included in the Limited Edition Blues Weekend Pass

Highlights this year include:

Moscow Drug Club

Pee Wee Ellis with String: Ballads, Blues and Bossa

The Classical Duke Ellington

Liane Carroll

Soft Machine

Billie Holiday's Lady in Satin

Huw Warren: Do Not Go Gentle

Richard Galliano New Jazz Musette

Watch the 2018 festival film here

Tickets: Blues Weekend Tickets (£72.00 each)

For more information please visit

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