Ribble International Valley Jazz Festival 2018, 3rd - 7th May

12 Book tickets at The Grand’s Ticket Office - see full details at the bottom of page 3. - Holmes Mill + ON-THE-EDGE Stage SUNDAY 6 MAY The Mill on Sunday Stage: 12:00pm to 5:30pm Venue: Holmes Mill | FREE! 12noon to 1pm Clitheroe Royal Grammar School Swing Band Clitheroe Royal Swing Band Grammar School Swing Band is an experienced group of young musicians curated by Greg Banks. The band has performed in Europe, and produced several CD over several years. Performances on our new ON-THE-EDGE stage will be a festival landmark from which Clitheroe may never recover! It features J Frisco at 1pm then Andchuck at 2.15pm followed by the World Service Project at 3.45. J Frisco is a free, experimental trio combining art and poetry with improvised music. The trio change perceptions and breaks down boundaries through improvisation. Andchuck , a modern/experimental jazz quartet brings new sounds to jazz - funky grooves, colourful harmonies. The World Service Project are leading specialists of Brit Punk-Jazz. If you missed them at Darwen’s No. 39 then here’s a chance to witness one of Europe’s finest live acts - their live performances are definitely not-to-be missed. WSP’s keyboardist and mastermind Dave Morecroft described their sounds like this: “a cage fight between Weather Report, Stravinsky, Meshuggah, Frank Zappa and Monty Python.” Separate Tickets 12.30pm-3.15pm | J Frisco + Andchuck | £7 / £6 members, under 16s £3. 3.30pm-5.30pm |World Service Project | £7 / £6 members, under 16s £3. Combined ticket Three ON-THE-EDGE bands for one ticket price - £12 / £10 members, under 16s £5. J Frisco + Andchuck Event Sponsor - Geoff Jackson World Service Project Event Sponsor - Paul Ellis ON-THE-EDGE STAGE J Frisco, Andchuck + World Service Project Doors: 12:30pm | Stage: 1pm-3:15pm + 3.45pm-5.30pm Venue: SMSJ Old School Rooms | Adv Combined Ticket: £12/£10 members, under 16s: £5 1pm to 2pm Accrington Academy Teacher/band director, Lisa Clarke, brings Accrington Academy back to the Holmes Mill festival outdoor stage, giving young musicians from the Academy bands a chance to shine. 2pm - 2.30pm (Break for wedding party!) then 3pm - 3.30pm The Thundering Herd The Thundering Herd (Farleigh School) one of the hottest youth jazz ensembles in Southern England, is comprised entirely of children aged under 13. The band has played at Edinburgh International Jazz and Blues Festival. 3.30pm to 4.30pm Cacophony Arkestra Cacophany Arkestra is a carnival arts/music band which started performing Soca & Calypso tunes at Preston Caribbean Carnivals. Under band leader, Bob Heath, band members will bring blends of jazz & Afrobeat and provide a memorable visual experience! A Church Jazz Fest Service From: 10.30am Venue: The United Reformed Church Rev. Michelle Jarmany invites you to worship with the URC congregation at the festival’s first ever jazz service. It will be supported by local jazz pianist, Trish Ferrarin.

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