BRECON JAZZ FESTIVAL – As well as the ‘ALL WEEKEND PASS’ there is also a ‘50% Discount’ Card covering any THREE events over Saturday or Sunday.The Discount card costs £25 per adult or £10 child/young person – these need to be purchased first then a 50% discount is applied to any THREE of your concert choices for Sat-Sun.

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Our Jazz Weekend begins on Friday afternoon –
FRIDAY – 10th August
*Friday afternoon sees several smaller jazz events at central venues
*Friday evening is the FESTIVAL BIG BAND (16 piece) Vocals, Dancing, Meal at the Castle Hotel. Full evening with guest band leader and musical Director Gareth Roberts, outstanding soloists & players, in two sets.
For Friday BIG BAND only BOOK HERE.
Friday will also include a separately priced and ticketed CHARITY CONCERT event featuring well-known solo jazz musician and fundraiser event in support of Refugee Charity ‘Side by Side’. Details to be released very soon.

SATURDAY – 11th August
5 concerts from 2pm to 10pm –
*MANCHESTER JAZZ CONNECTION featuring Artephis, Untold Orchestra players & more
*TOM SMITH (horn) SEPTET feat. Alex Hitchcock, Alistair Martin, Olli Martin, Will Barry
*New Concert to be announced shortly
*MAITE HONTELE’S ‘SOUNDS OF CUBA’ with Eliane Correa and 5 piece Cuban ensemble
*SOUTH AFRICAN JAZZ RHYTHMS with Byron Waller, Josephine Davies, Adam Glasser, plus
Rob Luft, Daisy George, Corrie Dick, incl. tribute to Hugh Masekela
All above are full, 75-minute curated concerts of leading names and starring lineups.
There will also be late evening music, as well as daytime & street entertainment.

SUNDAY – 12th August
6 concerts from 12 noon to 10pm
*ELAINE DELMAR QUINTET with Barry Green, Jim Mullen, Simon Thorpe, Bobby Worth
*JOSEPHINE DAVIES (tenor sax) ‘SATORI’ Trio, with Dave Whitford and James Maddren
*JIM HART’s (vibes) ‘CLOUDMAKERS TRIO’ with Michael Janisch, Dave Smith
*COOL & SWINGING JAZZ ENSEMBLE with Jarda Stanstny, Rod Paton and Friends.
*THREE more concerts to be announced.

All Pre-Launch Tickets are now on sale. BOOK HERE.