The annual Cheltenham Jazz Festival returns 1 - 6 May 2024.
Cheltenham The Festival Town is home to one of the country’s best-loved jazz festivals, attracting over 20,000 music fans annually.
The festival celebrates all genres of jazz with a carefully curated mixture of international jazz icons, up-and-coming new artists and unique Festival performances to ensure the programme has something for everyone. Last year the event featured some of the world’s greatest musicians including Gregory Porter, Laura Mvula, Damian Lewis, Squeeze, Will Young, Rufus Wainwright, Madeline Bell, MIKA, Jake Bugg, Tony Hadley, Van Morrison, Lizz Wright, Joe Stilgoe, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Ezra Collective, Georgia Cécile, Stanley Clarke and many more.
What is the Cheltenham Jazz Festival?
Cheltenham Jazz Festival is part of Cheltenham Festivals, an arts charity that creates experiences which bring joy, spark curiosity, connect communities and inspire change. Its year-round learning and participation and talent development programmes culminate in four world-class Festivals, offering everyone an opportunity to explore and create culture. Over 225,000 visitors a year are inspired by its Literature, Science, Jazz and Music Festivals.
For more information visit - www.cheltenhamfestivals.com/jazz
Reviews of the Cheltenham Jazz Festival...
'If someone doesn’t get jazz, how do you woo them towards enjoying it? The Cheltenham Jazz Festival, with 47 ofﬁcial concerts plus a lively fringe, is a good answer, offering the chance to dip into many different styles of jazz' - The Times.
'The great thing about Cheltenham Jazz Festival is that it brings together so many genres under the umbrella of jazz…I think it is one of the best Jazz Festivals in the world so it’s amazing for me to be here' - Jamie Cullum
For more festivals & major events taking place in Cheltenham this year, including the Music, Science & Literature Festivals, visit:
To plan your stay in Cheltenham visit:
- On-Site café/restaurant
- Picnic Site
- Celebrity connection
- In town/city centre
|Season (1 May 2024 - 6 May 2024)|
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