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Nantwich Jazz Festival 2018 to go ahead in memory of founder Phillip Martin

Nantwich Jazz Festival 2018 to go ahead in memory of founder Phillip Martin

Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival organisers are pressing ahead with plans for next year’s event and hope to make it the ‘biggest and best yet’ in memory of its founder Phillip Martin.

Mr Martin, who was proprietor of The Crown Hotel, established the festival in 1996 and was well ahead with plans for Easter’s music programme when he died of a heart attack aged 65 in November.

Nantwich Jazz Fest founder Phillip Martin dies

Nantwich Jazz Fest founder Phillip Martin dies

The founder of the Nantwich Jazz Festival Phillip Martin has died suddenly.

Mr Martin, who was landlord of the Crown Hotel in Nantwich, created the Jazz, Blues and Music Festival in 1996.

November 16, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News
Police hail success of Nantwich Jazz and Blues Festival

Police hail success of Nantwich Jazz and Blues Festival

Nantwich Police have hailed the 21st Nantwich Jazz Festival as a success with just seven arrests during the five-day event.

Tens of thousands packed in to the town to watch more than 100 live performances at dozens of venues.

April 18, 2017 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News
21st Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival up and running

21st Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival up and running

By Jonathan White
The 21st Nantwich Jazz, Blues & Music Festival is up and running with thousands enjoying some fine performances.

Organisers expect 40,000 people to attend the festival during its five-day period April 13-17.

Electro 80s to perform fundraiser in Nantwich

Electro 80s to perform fundraiser in Nantwich

By Jonathan White
1980s Electronica tribute band Electro 80s will perform a fund-raising concert at The Studio in Nantwich on April 13.

The gig is at the start of the five-day Nantwich Jazz, Blues & Music Festival.

Record crowds expected for Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival

Record crowds expected for Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival

Record crowds are expected to flock to the Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival which marks its 21st anniversary this Easter.

Organisers have been inundated with inquiries after unveiling the final line-up which includes performances by more than 120 bands at venues across town.

Nantwich Jazz Festival line-up shows diversity, say organisers

Nantwich Jazz Festival line-up shows diversity, say organisers

This year’s line-up at the Nantwich Jazz Festival demonstrates the growing diversity of one of the UK’s biggest town events, say promoters.

The festival, now in its 20th year, takes places across the town this Easter between March 24 and 28.

Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival to mark 20th year

Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival to mark 20th year

Nantwich Jazz, Blues & Music Festival marks its 20th year in the town this Easter – with a host of big names set to perform.

The festival takes place later this month, from Thursday March 24 to Monday March 28.

King King to play The Box in Crewe

King King to play The Box in Crewe

Popular rock blues band King King are set to perform at The Box venue in Crewe.

Labelled as the “hottest draw” in British blues-rock, the band will be in town on Saturday March 12.