Everyones favourite Jazz Festival is back...but this time its bigger and better than ever!
Introducing the Birmingham and Solihull Jazz and Blues Festival! The 2016 festival will take place from July 15th to July 24th with bands from the UK, Czech Republic, France, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Holland, Canada, India, Hungary adn the USA. Performances will take place in some 60 venues with almost all of it free to the public!
The open-air Mell Square stage will be at the heart of the Solihull activity, with eight free shows over three days, accompanied with street food and a bar. Three bands are also playing over the weekend 15th to 17th July in the Touchwood shopping centre.
A musical express jazz train will run from the Touchwood entrance by Starbucks along the high street to Mell Square. This will be great fun for the children and will add a touch of musical magic to the town centre.
Programme of events
|Friday 15th July||Location|
|12:00pm||The Broombusters||Mell Square|
|2:00pm||Simon Spillett Quartet||Mell Square|
|4:00pm||Andy Bennett Band||Mell Square|
|6:00pm||Bobby Woods Quartet||Touchwood, Theatre Square|
|Saturday 16th July||Location|
|12:00pm||Ricky Cool & The In Crowd||Mell Square|
|2:00pm||The Catfish Kings||Mell Square|
|4:00pm||Duelling Pianists||Mell Square|
|6:00pm||Masai Blues||Touchwood, Theatre Square|
|Sunday 17th July||Location|
|12:00pm||Les Zautos Stompers (France)||Mell Square|
|1:00pm||Sheila Waterfield||Touchwood, Poplar Arcade|
|2:00pm||The Busquitos (Netherlands)||Mell Square|
For further information go to www.solihullbid.co.uk
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Hi! I'm Ann and with my husband John, said 'Farewell' to bestof on 31st July 2017 and are returning to the horticultural trade. Thank you to everyone past and present for reading my blogs.