Nantwich Jazz, Blues & Music Festival 2009

Thursday 9th to Monday 13th April 2009
Nantwich Civic Hall and other venues around the town, Cheshire, CW5 5DG, England MAP
Various from FREE to £20 (+ b/fee) depending on event
last updated: Mon 2nd Mar 2009

The 13th Nantwich Jazz, Blues & Music Festival takes place over the Easter weekend from Thursday 9th until Monday 13th April 2009. Most events for this weekend festival take place at Nantwich Civic Hall, but there are other smaller gigs taking place at various venues, such as the Crown Hotel, the White Horse, the Red Cow, and McCormicks.

This year the line-up includes international blues musicians such as Saxophonist Snake Davis, Texan Guitarist Hamilton Loomis, Sherman Robertson, Dave Arcari, and Lightnin' Willie.

The Festival will get under way with the now annual MezFest headlining with Reemer on Thursday, along with three other local bands to buy tickets to MezFest priced at £5, click here.
The Jive Aces will play at the Civic on Saturday. The Civic Hall on Sunday will host the Soul'd on Blues tour with Chris Farlow, Cliff Bennett, and Herbie Goins accompanied by The Norman Beaker Band.

The Swing Commanders will be performing a on Nantwich square on Easter Saturday, bringing their music from the thirties, forties and fifties to the town centre. Its a free gig.

There are over 90 different gigs taking place across the weekend, many of which are free, plus daily all day acoustic jazz & blues sessions at The Crown on Sunday and Monday afternoons, with FREE admission for festival wristband holders. There will also be many other gigs around the town too, which are yet to be announced.

Tickets for some events are now on sale, contact The Lyceum Theatre, Crewe telephone 01270 537333, or the Nantwich Civic Hall, telephone 01270 628633 for more details.

Artists performing around Nantwich town on the Saturday include Tom Doughty, Twin Frets, The Bill Daison Band, The Roosters, Feedback, Lost City Sinners, Rian Candy, Bernie Fawcett, The Mad Dog Davies Band, White Light, The Salt City Jazzmen, The Gramaphone 5+4, The Coachmakers Five Trad Jazz Band, Paul Gibson, Ebenezer Weazel, The D&G Duo, Thaw, Mutha Humbucker, .44 Pistol, and Gambler.

Artists performing around Nantwich town on the Sunday include Afro Blue, The Sugardaddies, The Tracy Stewart-Fry, Terraplane Blues, The South Cheshire George Formby Ukelele Society, Hollow Floor, Paul Bayliss Trio, The Alan Crawford Band, D&G With Jim Kirkpatrick, The Gaz Hughes Trio, Jackie Ashworth, Andy Stones, Silken, Rhythm Zoo, Tantrum, Last Ones Out, Ego King, A.W.O.L., With Bob On Our Side, The Hopkins / Stopes Quartet, Bernie Fawcett, Big Blue House, After Hours, Blind Summit Blues, Slide Boy Roy, So What Now, Tommy Allen / Johny Hewitt, Wayne & The Hairy Peaches, The ‘T’ Bones, Trevor Rowley Duo, The Salt City Jazzmen, The Dave Roberts Quartet, Nemo, Giles, Sweetwater, Pete Price, Heavy Weather, Jackie Ashworth, Midnight List, Smokestack 6, Dirk Diggler's Blues Revue, Paul Cowley & The TT's, Funk School, Hot Rod 55, Vavoom, The Loving Cup, and The Dave Richmond Band.

More information will be here when available.

Thursday 9th to Monday 13th April 2009
Nantwich Civic Hall and other venues around the town, Cheshire, CW5 5DG, England MAP
Various from FREE to £20 (+ b/fee) depending on event
last updated: Mon 2nd Mar 2009


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