The Mark Lewis Trio with band leader, Ed Lomax, delightful singer Lyn Fairbanks and the well-known/popular vibes player, Wilf Nuttall, leads this session.

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The 2019 Ribble Valley Jazz Festival celebrates its 10th annual event with a Friday evening headline concert witnessing the return of two wonderful jazz singers, Claire Martin & Liane Carroll. Both return to The Grand following previously successful jazz festival performances but this time performing as a duo.

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Ribble Valley Jazz Festival has a long standing commitment to develop young musicians and increase participation in performing jazz. Members (and ex-members) of the Jam Experiment group have featured at our festival since they were aspiring student musicians at Chethams School of Music in Manchester.

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Alan Barnes makes his 4th appearance since our first festival in 2010. No surprises there then! Alan is a top UK jazzer and regular award winner who features at many high profile festivals, frequently delivering a remarkable programme with his Octet that features a very high quality and experienced & versatile line-up.

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Jazz North's Northernline programme presents a splendid double-header concert with some very popular and experienced musicians based in the North East.

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Ribble Valley International Jazz Festival is thrilled to welcome one of Europe's trailblazing jazz groups to headline the Sunday night of the festival.

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Ribble Valley Jazz and Blues has been promoting the talents of young musicians from across the North in all of its festival programmes. The Northern Jazz Orchestra (or 'NJO'), led by the former Festival president (and drummer / bandleader) Paul J Rigby, aims to showcase the best of this talent at this festival finale at The Grand.

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