Date(s) - 14/06/2018 - 17/06/2018
Various Venues, Swansea Maritime Quarter
Set in the picturesque surroundings of the Swansea Maritime Quarter, the 2018 festival promises to be the biggest one yet! The four day festival will feature some of the biggest names in world jazz and is set to be the biggest jazz festival in Wales this year.
The Line Up
The 2018 festival features one of the most packed line ups in festival history. From returning favourites to festival first-timers, Swansea will host some of the biggest and best names that world jazz has to offer from 14 – 17 June.
Laurence Cottle Big Band Soul Vaccination Peter Long Big Band Benny Goodman Carnegie Hall Concert
Derek Nash & Noel McCalla: Some Kinda WonderfulTina May & Lee Gibson: Sophisticated Ladies
Daniel Marques Trio Jim Rotondi Quartet
Louis Prima Jr & The Witnesses The Toots Project
Judith Nijland/Libor Smolda Quartet James Taylor Quartet
Pee Wee Ellis Funk All Stars
The 2018 festival will see 16 venues host over 50 events in four incredible days of the finest jazz music around! You don’t just have to watch the experts in action though, as you can try your hand yourself with free jazz workshops throughout the weekend. From guitar to big band, there is something to suit all tastes and abilities. And don’t forget the free jam sessions too – listen to the headline artists jamming with local jazz stars, or why not sit in yourself and play alongside the best in the business!
Check out the 2018 Swansea International Jazz Festival Brochure
Find out more about the line-up and get your tickets!
The Fringe Festival
The Swansea International Jazz Festival also brings the Fringe Festival, featuring over 40 free events across 13 venues! From late night jam sessions to jazz workshops and featuring some of the very best of local and world jazz talents, Swansea will be filled with the sounds of jazz this June!
Check out the full Fringe Festival programme
Tickets and more
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