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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