Manchester Jazz Festival 31st July-9th August


Announcements for this year’s line-up are coming thick and fast – those announced so far include:

  • Stuart McCallum + Alice Zawadski, 4 August, RNCM
  • Iain Ballamy and The Pepper Street Orchestra with Matthew Sweeney and Dave Mckean: An Ape’s Progress, 6 August, RNCM
  • Robert Glasper Trio, 8 August, RNCM

mjf introduces brings young jazz performers into the spotlight for their first major public performance. This year the festival continue to provide a platform for talented emerging regional bands aged 16 – 25. The first gigs of the mjf introduces series to be announced are Kalakuta, the Nick Conn Octet and James Girling Quintet, who will all be taking to the stage at the RNCM.

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