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Founders Jazz on the Green Series

The annual Founders Jazz on the Green series starts today with all shows from 1:30 – 4 pm except for the hospice fundraiser on January 14th when it is scheduled from 10:30 – 1:30.  The schedule is as follows:

Jan 7th – Raf and Baz
Jan 14th – T-Bone Kate and the Sizzlers (Hospice Fundraiser)
Jan 21st – Bourbon Street Beat
Jan 28th – no band due to the Evolve Festival
Feb 4th – Jazz Mates
Feb 11th – Freewheelin’
Feb 18th – Jazz Club Social
Feb 25th – Just Friends
Mar 4th – Hammond Eggs
Mar 11th – T-Bone Kate and the Sizzlers
Mar 18th – Nelson Jazz Club Big Band/Youth Collective

2018 Nelson Jazz Festival

The 27th Nelson Jazz Festival kicks off on Tuesday 2nd January and runs until Saturday 6th January.

You can hear some of New Zealand’s best musicians performing Swing, Bop, Cool, Dixie  and Gypsy in various cafes and bars around Nelson.

The main event will be the Founders Park concert on Friday 5th January. Along with five bands playing from 4pm- 9.30pm, we have a great selection of ethnic food carts – evening meal sorted. $10 gate fee (under 16 free).

Jennine  Bailey will be performing a tribute to Billie Holiday at The Boathouse on Thursday 4th. Tickets $20 – available at Beggs Music Store

We have late night jams at East Street Cafe from 9-12pm on Wednesday 3rd, Thursday 4th and Saturday 6th January. $5 door charge.

Programme detail will be uploaded as artists are confirmed.

For more information, please contact:
 
Paul Gilmour
Nelson Jazzfest Director 2018
mrpaulgilmour@gmail.com
021 1542997