Marsden Jazz Festival takes place at various venues in Marsden in West Yorkshire from Friday 6th to Sunday 8th October 2017.
Performances will take place in the village’s pubs, clubs and other buildings as well as on four outdoor stages including the Grand Central Rail Marquee on the Bridge, overlooking the River Colne. The venue will host seven free gigs featuring youth and community bands during the festival weekend.
The festival’s New Stream gigs will also showcase new and experimental artists and include a three-hour mini festival at Marsden’s Royal British Legion on the Saturday night of the festival weekend. The gig will feature a triple bill of bands from the UK, Belgium and France
also include a Saturday street parade, featuring a nine-piece rock influenced brass band supported by children playing plastic trombones and trumpets, as well as an artisan market in Marsden's Victorian park.
Over 150 hours of live music are taking place in the Pennine village this weekend at 24 venues, including more than 70 free gigs.
A unique gig - Sonic Transportation - will see festival goers transported into Standedge canal tunnel by boat where they will hear Norwegian cellist and composer Maja Bugge create music inspired by the three-mile long 19th century structure.
Other highlights during this year’s festival will include a gig by Mercury Prize 2017 nominee Dinosaur, a world premier from Jazz Instrumentalist of the Year Arun Ghosh, and a performance by three world-renowned trombone players – including two-time Grammy award winner Michael Dease.
For all of the details including for tickets please see the Marsden Jazz Festival 'What's On' page.
Ticket prices vary dependent on event; many events are free. Click through on the ticket link for all of the details.
This event does not have camping but there are a number of hotels, hostels and guest houses in the area.
There will be more information here when available.
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