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Gigs & Jazz Festival 2015

The AtriumThe Atrium gigs (in blue) are our main monthly club gigs, so come along, join in and listen to the best live jazz music in Lancashire. Tickets available on the door or at www.wegottickets.com

We also organise a number of jazz events around the Clitheroe area, in pubs, restaurants and hotels as well as the Friday Lunchtime Live gigs at The Grand.

• Jazz Festival 2015 gigs will be posted here from January.


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October
Friday 24
From 12:00 pm

Sue Parish Trio

Venue: The Grand Theatre, 18 York Street, Clitheroe BB7 2DL
Tel: 01200 421 599 Web: www.thegrandvenue.co.uk
Tickets: £5 / £3 Affinity Card Holders (Advance booking advisable)

A Friday Lunchtime Live Session 12noon - 2pm

October
Friday 31
From 12:00 pm

Eric Ainsworth Trio

Venue: The Grand Theatre, 18 York Street, Clitheroe BB7 2DL
Tel: 01200 421 599 Web: www.thegrandvenue.co.uk
Tickets: £5 / £3 Affinity Card Holders (Advance booking advisable)

A Friday Lunchtime Live Session 12noon - 2pm

November
Sunday 2
From 2:00 pm

Mark Lewis Trio with Lyn Fairbanks

Venue: The Spread Eagle Inn, Sawley Near Clitheroe BB7 4NH
Tel: 01200 441202 Web: www.spreadeaglesawley.co.uk
Tickets: For Sunday Lunchtime Jazz, 2pm - 4pm

Featuring Ed Lomax (keyboard), Mel Hatchman (bass), Derek Smith (drums), Lyn Fairbanks (vocals), Wilf Nuttall (vibes)

The Mark Lewis Trio is a popular local experienced band that presents fine music and great entertainment at any of their lunch jazz sessions. You will hear the best jazz standards from a band influenced by MJQ, George Shearing, Bill Evans, Horace Silver. The Mark Lewis Trio plays regularly in Clitheroe at The Grand’s Lunchtime Live sessions, and has played at all five Ribble Valley Jazz Festivals since 2010. 

A lively lunchtime jazz performance is in prospect, along with plenty of repartee with a cosy audience in the Spread Eagle’s Abbey Room. The sessions will be brought enhanced by some excellent vocals from Lyn Fairbanks who fronted the band at a busy Southport Jazz Festival gig, and wonderful vibraphone based tunes from vibes legend, Wilf Nuttall.

November
Friday 7
From 7:30 pm

Phil Clouts Quartet

Venue: The Atrium Cafe Bar, Castle Hill, Clitheroe BB7 1BA
Tel: 01200 442630 Web: www.atriumclitheroe.co.uk
Tickets: £10 - Members £8, available on the door. Buy online at We Got Tickets →

Phil Clouts QuartetModest, hard working little band with a very distinctive sound. Recent CD 'The hour of Pearl' is a mainstream classic.

November
Friday 14
From 12:00 pm

Frank Flynn Trio

Venue: The Grand Theatre, 18 York Street, Clitheroe BB7 2DL
Tel: 01200 421 599 Web: www.thegrandvenue.co.uk
Tickets: £5 / £3 Affinity Card Holders (Advance booking advisable)

A Friday Lunchtime Live Session 12noon - 2pm

November
Friday 14
From 7:00 pm

Eric Ainsworth Trio + Lyn Fairbanks & Eddie Taylor

Venue: Bayley Arms, Avenue Road, Hurst Green, Clitheroe BB7 9QB
Tel: 01254 826478 Web: www.bayleyarms.co.uk
Tickets: Free Jazz, Fine Food, & Great Beer at the Bayley Arms.

Eris and LynFeaturing Eric Ainsworth (keyboard), Ken Marley (double bass), Jimmy Scaife (drums), Eddie Taylor (trombone) Lyn Fairbanks (vocals).

The Eric Ainsworth Trio returns for its regular session at Bayley Arms. Eric is a piano and keyboard legend, having appeared at most Lancashire jazz venues over many years. Eric and his guests are frequently booked for private functions including weddings and birthdays. He is a popular resident at The Grand’s Lunchtime Live Friday Jazz sessions in Clitheroe.

The Trio will delivery a fine evenings entertainment at the Bayley Arms dinner jazz sessions in the form of well known jazz standards. Lyn Fairbanks will add a touch of class with a superb range of vocals. No doubt Lyn will engage in a duet with Eric’s special guest, Eddie Taylor on trombone. 

November
Friday 21
From 12:00 pm

John Wickham Trio

Venue: The Grand Theatre, 18 York Street, Clitheroe BB7 2DL
Tel: 01200 421 599 Web: www.thegrandvenue.co.uk
Tickets: £5 / £3 Affinity Card Holders (Advance booking advisable)

A Friday Lunchtime Live Session 12noon - 2pm

November
Friday 28
From 12:00 pm

Eric Ainsworth Trio

Venue: The Grand Theatre, 18 York Street, Clitheroe BB7 2DL
Tel: 01200 421 599 Web: www.thegrandvenue.co.uk
Tickets: £5 / £3 Affinity Card Holders (Advance booking advisable)

A Friday Lunchtime Live Session 12noon - 2pm

December
Friday 5
From 7:30 pm

Alan Barnes Quartet

Venue: The Atrium Cafe Bar, Castle Hill, Clitheroe BB7 1BA
Tel: 01200 442630 Web: www.atriumclitheroe.co.uk
Tickets: £12 - Members £10, available on the door. Buy online at We Got Tickets →

Alan will be playing two 3rds original music.

Line-up: Errol Roberts on drums, Les Chisnell on keys, Steve Berry on double bass.

Good one for Xmas Party!

Alan Barnes Quartet

December
Sunday 7
From 2:00 pm

Ribble Valley Jazz Collective

Venue: Various venues - see below for details.
Tickets: For Sunday Lunchtime Jazz, 2pm - 4pm

Jazz collective bandFeaturing band leader and director Paul J Rigby and Derek ‘Sinatra’ Nuttall (vocals).

Leading off The Spread Eagle’s Christmas Celebrations will be the Ribble Valley Jazz Collective, a community big band formed two years ago, and sponsored by The Atrium Café Bar in Clitheroe. This new big band is directed by Paul J Rigby, one of the most experienced band leaders & directors in the North West. Ribble Valley Jazz Collective Jazz Collective now performs at a range of Lancashire venues.

At this Christmas Special you can be sure of hearing a rousing and entertaining performance that should include famous big band tunes such as Tuxedo Junction, Mack the Knife, a harmonious rendition of Me & My Shadow, and maybe one or two carols - along with a seasonal lunch!

December
Friday 12
From 12:00 pm

Djangologie

Venue: The Grand Theatre, 18 York Street, Clitheroe BB7 2DL
Tel: 01200 421 599 Web: www.thegrandvenue.co.uk
Tickets: £5 / £3 Affinity Card Holders (Advance booking advisable)

A Friday Lunchtime Live Session 12noon - 2pmSupported by Jazz North

December
Friday 12
From 7:00 pm

Mark Lewis Trio with Lyn Fairbanks - Xmas Special!

Venue: Bayley Arms, Avenue Road, Hurst Green, Clitheroe BB7 9QB
Tel: 01254 826478 Web: www.bayleyarms.co.uk
Tickets: Free Jazz, Fine Food, & Great Beer at the Bayley Arms.

Featuring Ed Lomax (keyboard), Mel Hatchman (bass), Derek Smith (drums), Lyn Fairbanks (vocals), Wilf Nuttall (vibes).

The Mark Lewis Trio is a popular local experienced band that presents fine music and great entertainment at Bayley Arms dinner jazz sessions. You will hear the best jazz standards from a band influenced by MJQ, George Shearing, Bill Evans, Horace Silver. The Mark Lewis Trio plays regularly in Clitheroe at The Grand’s Lunchtime Live sessions, and at Horwich RMI, and has played at all five Ribble Valley Jazz Festivals since 2010.

A lively dinner jazz performance in prospect, and plenty of repartee with a cosy audience, brought to a climax with excellent vocals from Lyn Fairbanks, and wonderful vibraphone based tunes from vibes legend, Wilf Nuttall.

December
Friday 19
From 12:00 pm

Mark Lewis Trio & Lyn Fairbanks

Venue: The Grand Theatre, 18 York Street, Clitheroe BB7 2DL
Tel: 01200 421 599 Web: www.thegrandvenue.co.uk
Tickets: £5 / £3 Affinity Card Holders (Advance booking advisable)

A Friday Lunchtime Live Session 12noon - 2pm

May
Friday 1
From 12:00 pm

Jazz Festival 2015

Venue: To be confirmed
Tickets:

We're hard at work deciding on the line-up for our next festival and as soon as it's been confirmed, we'll let you know! If you have any suggestions then please get in touch here. info@rvjazzandblues.co.uk

Jazz Fest 2015

 

Artists correct at time of publishing but may be subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances.

Ribble Valley Jazz and Blues and its Festival, RVJF, is independent, run by committee, and dependent on income from the audience. In keeping with our policy of helping local youth jazz, the support bands will either feature musicians from local schools or from our jammin’ sessions.

Ribble Valley Jazz and Blues Ltd is a Charitable Company Limited by Guarantee. Company No: 7325147 Charity No: 1138083

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