Cheltenham Jazz Festival

Saturday 1 to Sunday 2 May 2021

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Cheltenham Jazz Festival is set to return in 2021 with a free-to-view, two-day digital event taking place across the May bank holiday weekend, which can be enjoyed around the world.

Streamed on the Cheltenham Festivals’ YouTube channel on Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 May 2021, Cheltenham Jazz Festival 2021 includes a packed programme of performances from huge names and rising stars from a range of musical genres.

Running from 3pm each day, this year’s Jazz Fest will span world-class shows from a varied selection of performers across the jazz, pop and soul spectrum.

The weekend will be hosted by BBC Radio 6 Music presenter Cerys Matthews and the festival’s artistic curator Gregory Porter.

Cheltenham Jazz Festival on 1 Saturday May 2021

3pm – Rite Of Trio
3.30pm – Leïla Martial
4pm – Soweto Kinch with players from Birmingham Conservatoire
4.30pm – Tomorrow’s Warriors
5pm – Quiet Man
5.30pm – Yelfris Valdes
6pm – Chris Monatgue’s Warmer Than Blood
6.30pm – SK Shlomo
7pm – Sarathy Korwar
7.30pm – Steve Winwood

Cheltenham Jazz Festival on Sunday 2 May 2021

3pm – Faye MacCalman
3.30pm – Rise Up
4pm – Arnie Somogyi with players from Birmingham Conservatoire
4.30pm – Tomorrow’s Warriors
5pm – Cleveland Watkiss
6pm – Marisha Wallace
6.30pm – Lara Jones
7pm – Gregory Porter
7.30pm – Zoe & Idris Rahman

There is also set to be a series of ticketed in-person Cheltenham Festivals concerts at Cheltenham Town Hall over three nights in July 2021, if government guidance allows.

For more information, visit

Cheltenham Jazz Festival 2021
Saturday 1 to Sunday 2 May 2021
From 3pm each day
Free of charge
(01242) 850270

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Thursday 18 March 2021



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