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Promising six days of world-class entertainment across town, Cheltenham Jazz Festival returns to town from Wednesday 1 to Monday 6 May 2019.
For tickets, visit cheltenhamfestivals.com directly.
With a bigger and better line up than ever before, Jamie Cullum will take on his new role as associate curator at this year’s Jazz Festival and kick off the festival on Wednesday 1 May 2019.
Thursday’s headlining performance will come from no other than chart-topping, James Morrison who will entertain audiences in the Henry Westons Big Top tent.
Multi-grammy winning Gregory Porter will be returning to the festival on Saturday 4 May 2019, whilst rare UK performances from Sergio Mendes and Swing Out Sister will be on Saturday and Sunday.
On Sunday 5 May 2019, American jazz artist Madeleine Peyroux will be taking to the stage in the Henry Westons Big Top, while Katie Melua will be closing the festival on Monday 6 May 2019, after what promises to be another atmospheric event.
Bringing together the very best artists from the world’s jazz scene, Cheltenham Jazz Festival also plays a huge part in shining the spotlight on up and coming stars.
On the line up for 2019 is Charenee Wade, Kandace Springs and Alina Engibaryan.
British saxophonist Soweto Kinch and Swiss vocalist Andreas Schaerer will also kick off performances at Parabola Arts Centre.
Friday 3 May 2019 will see the return of Friday Night Is Music Night with this year's theme being The Song of Soho. BBC Radio 2 will be broadcasting live from the event and the BBC Orchestra will be supporting stars including Georgie Fame, Tommy Blaize and Vanessa Haynes.
Plenty of free events will also be available with the …around town programme bringing live jazz music to pubs, clubs and bars around Cheltenham.
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