FROM FRIDAY EVENING MARCH 22ND TO SUNDAY EVENING MARCH 24TH WE WILL BE CELEBRATING THE BRISTOL JAZZ FESTIVAL.
Read on for Friday’s full line up including parade and jam session.
Alternatively find Saturday’s line up HERE.
Or head to Sunday’s line up HERE.
Enjoy an action packed line up of amazing Jazz, Latin, Swing, Big Band and Blues – playing throughout the Tobacco Factory Cafe Bar, and with our friends upstairs in the Tobacco Factory Theatre, where you can find the festivals ticketed events.
Read on to find what to expect on our free stage…
FRIDAYS LINE UP…
5:30PM – BRASS JUNKIES – North St. Pavement Parade moving in to the Café Bar for a full set!
Brass Junkies Brass Band are kicking off the BRISTOL JAZZ FESTIVAL 2024 with a gathering of the community walk and play down North St, ending up at The Tobacco Factory Café Bar with the first set of the Festival!!
Brass Junkies are a dynamic and versatile brass band performing New Orleans style jazz, pop, funk and soul covers in the style of the finest American street bands.
Their diverse repertoire covers everything from funky New Orleans classics to Taylor Swift, Stevie Wonder and Prince, all performed by some of Bristol’s most in demand musicians.
“Bristol’s baddest brass band won’t disappoint!” The Allergies
8:30PM – GINBOWLERS
The Gin Bowlers are a rowdy and exciting swing band. Their dynamic stage shows have gained them a reputation as purveyors of the finest, funnest swing. Sleazy horns, original arrangements and sultry rich harmonies make up their unique sound.
“wildly energetic, brazenly carefree and irresistibly danceable” The Syncopated Times
…And if that wasn’t enough – join us for the famous JAM SESSIONS, 10pm till late each evening.
This years Jam Session hosts are the brilliant JAZZ DEFENDERS; so bring along an instrument and take part, or grab a drink, relax, and enjoy the music.