Ribble Valley Jazz Festival 2018

3rd - 7th, May Day Bank Holiday Weekend 

We have an amazing line-up featuring international stars and the very best from the British Jazz scene. Watch this video to see some of the headliners.

If you're coming to the Jazz Festival then why not spend the holiday weekend enjoying great music in the historic town of Clitheroe amongst the beauty of the Ribble Valley? Enjoy a meal then a concert then perhaps stay for a night or two in a quality hotel or look at the many excellent campsites in the area.

Please book your tickets early to avoid disappointment. Our ticket sales are done through The Grand, Clitheroe so you can book online through their website or by phone, or call in at their booking office.

 

Festival Line-Up

Many, many more to be announced soon!

Headliners Dinner Jazz

Alan Barnes and David Newton have been playing duets together for over 37 years. These multi award-winners cover a vast repertoire from Louis Armstrong to Chick Corea and play with an empathy that can only come with long experience. The emphasis, as always, is on swinging, accessibility and interplay.

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Headliners

One of the UK’s greatest interpreters of song and much loved performers, Clare Teal, and her trio, will headline at The Grand on Friday, May 4th. Clare is a multi-award winning vocalist and Radio 2 presenter and revels in performing in more intimate venues accompanied by piano, bass and drums.

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Workshops

This intimate hour-long workshop from Norweigan jazz pianist and composer Bugge Wesseltoft will give an insight into his career as a musician. It will include anecdotes and pieces of music and will be an exclusive opportunity to get up close and personal.

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Headliners Jazz Rebels

Ribble Valley Jazz Festival is honoured to welcome the visionary Norweigan keyboardist, composer and producer Bugge Wesseltoft to perform at the 2018 festival. It will be Bugge's first visit to the festival.

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