The first ever Manchester Jazz Festival was held twenty years ago and today has grown into a vibrant musical festival which offers guests a host of big names and musical delights in the world of Jazz. Taking place between 22nd – 31st July 2016, this incredible festival brings you the very best of jazz with international debuts, up and coming stars and a whole host of gigs.
Showcasing over 400 local, national and international artists across ten venues in the heart of Manchester, this is one event that all lovers of jazz will not want to miss out on. This year the event will be the 20th Manchester Jazz Festival.
Perfectly matched with the sweet sounds of jazz in a refined setting, you could also enjoy afternoon tea in an array of quaint venues around Manchester city centre. With a selection of sandwiches, freshly baked scones, clotted cream, homemade pastries, cakes and a whole choice of tea, this is a firm favourite activity to anyone who enjoys the jazz festival.
As the festival is dotted around the city centre there are plenty of restaurants and eateries to take advantage of. Whether it’s fine dining on three course meals with a host of gourmet cuisine, devouring seafood, Chinese, Indian or Italian, Manchester city centre certainly has a little something for everyone. What’s more, the lively pubs and bars are certain to be filled to the brim with all of you jazz fanatics.
Whether its ska, electro, country, free, metal, folk, blues, Cuban, indo, a cappella, bebop, flamenco or afro beat, the Manchester Jazz Festival offers an array of musical sounds to suit even the most eclectic taste.
For more information or to book tickets, visit http://www.manchesterjazz.com/
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