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Nantwich Jazz Festival organisers say event is “full steam ahead”

Nantwich Jazz Festival organisers say event is “full steam ahead”

Organisers of the Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival say it will go ahead despite fears over the Coronavirus.

The festival – one of the biggest weekends in the Nantwich calendar – will take place over the Easter weekend April 9-13.

March 12, 2020
Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival headline acts unveiled

Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival headline acts unveiled

Headline acts for the 2020 Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival have been unveiled.

It will be the 24th annual Jazz Festival held over the Easter weekend.

March 2, 2020
Full line-up for Nantwich Jazz Festival unveiled

Full line-up for Nantwich Jazz Festival unveiled

Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival organisers have unveiled the full line up and programme for this year’s event.

The festival, April 18-22, will feature Martin Turner, ex-Wishbone Ash bass player on the opening Thursday night.

March 8, 2019
REVIEW: 22nd Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival – IN PICTURES

REVIEW: 22nd Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival – IN PICTURES

Music fans have been flocking into Nantwich to enjoy an eclectic mix of live performances during the 22nd Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival.

Soggy conditions failed to dampen the spirits of thousands of revellers on Good Friday as they took in dozens of different shows in venues across town.

March 31, 2018
Police draft in extra officers for Nantwich Jazz Festival

Police draft in extra officers for Nantwich Jazz Festival

Police chiefs in Nantwich say they will be ready for the influx of thousands of music fans attending the town’s 22nd Jazz, Blues & Music Festival.

The four-day event is classed as a ‘Force’ event by officers in Cheshire, with policing strategy forged from headquarters.

March 27, 2018
Tens of thousands to descend on Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival

Tens of thousands to descend on Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival

Tens of thousands of visitors are expected to descend on Nantwich over the Easter weekend for the town’s 22nd Jazz, Blues and Music Festival.

Tickets to see headliners Dr Feelgood and Glenn Tilbrook from Squeeze are fast approaching sell-out and organisers have advised music-lovers to book early to avoid missing out on their favourite performers.

March 22, 2018
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.

December 14, 2017
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
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
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.

April 14, 2017
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.

April 7, 2017
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.

March 20, 2017
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.

March 18, 2016