Bristol International Jazz & Blues Festival, Colston Hall, Bristol. 7 March 2014.

Ten ‘hidden gems’ of Bristol Jazz & Blues Festival

With a huge array of concerts on offer at Bristol Jazz and Blues Festival, you might be feeling very spoilt for choice! Help is at hand though, in the form of Denny Ilett, Artistic Director of the festival, who gives us a run down of his must-see events and hotly tipped artists that might not have caught your eye. Alice Zawadski Destined for superstardom, this young lady has harnessed a…

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Pocket Planner April – August 2015

See the exciting shows coming up at Bristol’s home of music for April – August in our new Pocket Planner season guide. The printed version hits the streets and front door mats this week, but if you can’t wait that long you can read it online here…


The New Orleans Takeover

As we build up to the Bristol International Jazz & Blues Festival on Friday 6 – Sunday 8 March, we take a look at the city of New Orleans and it’s lasting impact on jazz. New Orleans is a city where things were bound to happen! At a time when multiculturalism was still centuries away, New Orleans had French, Spanish, African, English, Italian, Chinese, Irish and countless others all crammed…