Jazz Club & Annual Jazz Festival

Our gig list for the rest of the year and into 2017.

In the meantime don't miss our weekly internet broadcast on Ribble FM. Wednesdays 8pm-10pm www.ribblefm.com

WHAT'S ON JAZZ GUIDE

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Lyn Fairbanks

Mark Lewis Trio with Lyn Fairbanks

Thursday 8 December 2016 From 7:00pm to 9:30pm
Venue: The Shireburn Arms Hotel, Whalley Road, Hurst Green, Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 9QJ | Tel: 01254 826 678 Web: www.shireburnarmshotel.co.uk
Tickets: FREE, but table booking advisable if dining.

Mark Lewis Trio with Lyn Fairbanks

 
Tipitina

CLUB GIG | Tipitina

Friday 9 December 2016 From 7:30pm, Stage: 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Venue: The Atrium Cafe Bar, Castle Hill, Clitheroe BB7 1BA Tel: 01200 442630 Web: www.atriumclitheroe.co.uk
Tickets: £10, members £8, + on the door

“Celebrated by The Guardian, Jazz Journal and BBC Radio 2’s Paul Jones, New Orleans jazz and blues band Tipitina bring youthful energy, polished musicianship, originality & a tremendous live show which will captivate every audience!”

Influences include Professor Longhair, Dr John and Fats Waller, so expect stride/boogie woogie piano in swathes from Justin Randell, the leader of this much loved band. Debbie Jones provides vocal authenticity, straight out of New Orleans.

A superb way to end the year!

Watch them at Ronnie Scott's on Youtube

Food available from 5pm to 7pm. Christmas menu available for £18. Please book a table: 01200 442630. An early start to your jazz sessions once a month - saves cooking & washing up!

Christmas Menu

 
Jazz Collective

Ribble Valley Jazz Collective Big Band - CANCELLED

Sunday 11 December 2016 From 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Venue: The Spread Eagle Inn, Sawley Near Clitheroe BB7 4NH Tel: 01200 441202 Web: www.spreadeaglesawley.co.uk
Tickets: CANCELLED (but see below)

Featuring: Paul Rigby - Band Director.

Ribble Valley Jazz Collective Big Band returns to the Spread Eagle for a Christmas Concert. The band, directed by Paul J Rigby, is of the most experienced band leaders and directors in the North West, having completed 25 years leading the famous Northern Jazz Orchestra. The Collective performs at a range of Lancashire venues several times a year. You will hear a rousing and entertaining performance including famous, old and new big band tunes, including Tuxedo Junction, Mack the Knife, and a harmonious rendition of Me & My Shadow by Paul Rigby and Derek ‘Sinatra’ Nuttall

 
Jazz Collective

Ribble Valley Jazz Collective & Blufunk Syndicate

Saturday 7 January 2017 From 7:30pm, Stage: 8:00pm to 10:30pm
Venue: The Grand Theatre, 18 York Street, Clitheroe BB7 2DL Tel: 01200 421 599 Web: www.thegrandvenue.co.uk
Tickets: Tickets: £8 - Members £6 Book now: from The Grand's website

Two big bands comprising local and regional musicians combine for a rousing presentation of both swing and jazz funk tunes, giving a chance to dance!

Buy online from The Grand to make sure to get a ticket.

 
Seamus Blake

CLUB GIG | Seamus Blake Quartet

Friday 3 February 2017 From 7:30pm to 10:00pm
Venue: The Atrium Cafe Bar, Castle Hill, Clitheroe BB7 1BA Tel: 01200 442630 Web: www.atriumclitheroe.co.uk
Tickets: £10, members £8, + on the door

Seamus Blake Quartet is a New York based Canadian sax player.

"Blake, is a powerful player possessing that rare ability to develop lengthy solos that are both visceral and cerebral. Few artists are capable of delivering near-perfection every time but Blake is one of them, with nary a misstep here and a consistent ability to create a clear narrative with every solo."

www.seamusblake.com

Arts Council sponsored
Northern Tour promoted by NORVOL

Food available from 6pm to 9pm. Pizzas, garlic bread, pulled-pork sandwiches, mezzes and bar snacks are on the menu. Book a table: 01200 442630. An early start to your jazz sessions once a month - saves cooking & washing up!

 
Alex Hutton trio

CLUB GIG | Alex Hutton Trio

Friday 3 March 2017 From 7:30am, Stage: 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Venue: The Atrium Cafe Bar, Castle Hill, Clitheroe BB7 1BA Tel: 01200 442630 Web: www.atriumclitheroe.co.uk
Tickets: £10, members £8, + on the door

Alex is a noted composer for the ‘reborn’ trio format as albums like ‘SONGS FROM SEVEN HILLS’ and ‘LEGENTIS’ testify – both highly evocative of places and people he has played alongside most of the leading jazz figures in the UK.

Trio members include: Yuri Goloubev on bass, Asaf Sirkis on drums and Alex Hutton on piano.

“A great British talent and a wonderful natural pianist” (Ronnie Scott)

Food available from 6pm to 9pm. Pizzas, garlic bread, pulled-pork sandwiches, mezzes and bar snacks are on the menu. Book a table: 01200 442630. An early start to your jazz sessions once a month - saves cooking & washing up!

 

Artists correct at time of publishing but may be subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances.
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JAZZ FESTIVAL 2016 SUPPORTERS AND SPONSORS
Clitheroe Council, Ribble Valley Borough Council, Lancashire County CouncilThe Grand, Cloudspotting, Jazz NorthUnistage, Taylor Wimpey, Cycle RecycledRibble Valley Homes, Dugdale Nutrition Rosemere Cancer Foundation
Supported and Funded by Arts Council England