Woburn Live is a brand new 3 day festival to be held in the 7,500 capacity courtyard at Woburn Abbey at the end of July.
Van Morrison, Hayley Westenra, Curtis Stigers, Julian Lloyd-Webber and The Ronnie Scotts Big Band are among the names confirmed for the event, which aims to become an annual fixture, with three themed evenings on Friday 27th, Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th July featuring a range of acts from rock (Friday), classical (Saturday) and jazz (Sunday).
On Friday Van Morrison and James Hunter will be performing, on Saturday the 75-piece English National Orchestra with Hayley Westenra and Vittorio Grigolo will be playing in a world exclusive performance of selections from West Side Story, as well as a blend of popular classics, film themes and a finale featuring favourites associated with The Last Night of the Proms, performed by the English National Orchestra and special guests, including world renowned cellist Julian Lloyd Webber.
The London Jazz club Ronnie Scott's in the Park will play on the Sunday, promising to perform a mix of the coolest jazz and swing classics. There will also be special guest appearances from, amongst others, Curtis Stigers and Peter Grant.
Ticket prices vary depending on the seats. They cost £30 for standard seating, £35 for premium seating, and £45 for premier seating on the Friday. Saturday's prices are £25 for standard seating, £35 for premium, or £45 for premier seating. Sunday's prices are £20 for standard, £25 for premium or £35 for premier seating.
Gates open at 4pm each evening - Concerts begin at 7.30pm and finish at approximately 10.15pm
Those attending are invited to bring their own food and drink. For safety reasons glass is prohibited. Additional refreshments including a deli bar and off licence will be available.
Free parking is provided on site with special provision for the disabled.
There will be more information here when available.
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Woburn Live 2007
last updated: Tue 12th Jun 2007