About The 32nd Newcastle Jazz Festival 2019
Newcastle and Hunter Jazz Club Presents:
The 23rd – 25th August 2019 sees the staging of the 32nd Newcastle Jazz Festival. The diverse choice and smorgasbord of music and the very affordable ticket prices, representing incredible value for money, are the keys to the festival’s continuing success. More than one hundred musicians are participating and they will present a total of 50 hours of music on the Friday night, Saturday and Sunday of the festival.
The venue is the fabulous Wests Leagues Club and Bowling Club where music will be on four stage areas across the weekend. The Wests Club has a large bistro, 3 coffee shops and a number of specialty restaurants to cater for all tastes. The New Lambton village shops are a five-minute walk.
The diverse range of music includes trad, mainstream and contemporary jazz, big bands, swing and some blues, jazz vocal groups and jazz/boogie piano. A dance floor in West’s Starlight Room will cater for those who like to move to the music.
Performers include brilliant clarinettist Andy Firth, the traditional jazz gospel with Lee Gunness, Melbourne trad group ‘The Slipdixies’ and Canberra’s ‘Zackerbilks’. Melbourne swing group, ‘Fine Sweet and Tasty’, the world’s fastest violinist, Vov Dylan, brilliant stride pianist, Robbie Mann, entertainer extraordinaire, Ami Williamson, Blues Point Jazz Vocal Group and ‘Let’s Dance’ the Dungeon Big Band playing swing hits, demonstrate how much choice festival patrons will have. These, as well as Newcastle and Sydney performers, will ensure a highly entertaining weekend not to be missed. Details of all performers are on our web site: newcastlejazz.com.au
Important Ticketing Notes:
- Children 13 and under are free and require no ticket, however they must be accompanied by an adult with a valid ticket
- Tickets available at the venue from 3pm on Friday 23rd August 2019
- ¹ Plus Booking Fee