BRECON JAZZ FESTIVAL, Venues: Guildhall / Castle Hotel / St Marys Church / Wellington Hotel / Muse / Guildhall, Fri 10th – 12th Aug 2018 – advance notice
LINEUPS: 12 ticketed concerts and around 20 Jazz Fringe events : Brecon Jazz Festival 2018 takes place on the weekend of 10-12th August. All ticketed concerts are in five central venues, with street music and outdoor entertainment.
Our outline programme is listed below, details of individual shows and prices available shortly.
There is a special limited offer pre-launch weekend pass available for supporters from £99 per person (regular price c£135). Day tickets (Sat / Sun) are also on sale.
Note: the Big Band special with a meal is on the Friday (a full concert with interval), five ticketed concerts on Saturday and six ticketed concerts on Sunday (all at concerts of 75 minutes).
* FRIDAY – 10th August
*Afternoon Jazz choice of 3 smaller venues for music/workshop/talk
*FESTIVAL BIG BAND (16 piece) Vocals, Dancing, Meal at the Castle Hotel.
Full evening with invited band leader, outstanding soloists & players, 2 sets.
SATURDAY – 11th August – 5 concerts from 2pm to 10pm
* MANCHESTER CONNECTION (emerging new musicians lineup – strings & rhythm)
* Horn Septet (award-winning contemporary lineup)
*Latin Rhythms Special Headline (trumpet leader & invited sextet)
*Eurojazz (first of two lineups from European East / modern, horns, quartet)
*SA Jazz Special Headline (fuller details in press)
All above are full, 75 minute curated concerts of leading talents and names
SUNDAY – 12th August – 6 concerts from 12 noon to 10pm
*Welsh Jazz lineups and some special themes
*Classic vocalist Quintet Headline (wonderful voice, starry band)
*Jazz Greats Tribute (leading name quartet)
*Tenor Sax Trio Headline (modern swinging rising star)
*Contemporary Percussive Trio Headline (starry names special)
*Eurojazz (harmonic & lively, a second lineup) to close the weekend.
All above are full, 75 minute curated concerts of leading talents and names.
Members can join anytime – online CLICK_HERE. Pre-Launch Tickets now on sale. You don’t need to be a ‘jazz buff’ or musician – there is something for every taste at Brecon Jazz.
Note: Friday Castle Hotel meal – one hot plate dish – is included in ticket, with veggie/vegan & gluten-free options. We will contact nearer the time to check. It is possible to opt out by special request when booking.