What else is on at the Lancaster Jazz Festival


As well as our programme of events, there’s plenty of other things to get involved in at this year’s Lancaster Jazz Festival. Get closer to the music at a jam session, meet other musicians and get support at our Artist Development Day, and dance in the streets to the sound of Baybeat Street Band!

Workshops and more

Lookout for workshops and talks led by the Evolve Artists in Residence and others  at various venues throughout the festival  weekend.

Pop-Up Shop

Look out for the Lancaster Jazz Festival Pop-Up Shop which will be popping up  in the town centre during the festival. There will be information, happenings,  performances and impromptu jams throughout the weekend.

In partnership with Lancaster BID.

Artist Development Day

An open invitation for musicians far and wide  to join us for our 4th Artist Networking Day. A  whole day dedicated to offering insight and  support to artists at every level.

The day will offer knowledge from major  industry bodies and funders – plus the  opportunity to meet and share experiences with like-minded musicians.

Interested? Sign up by filling out this form

Baybeat Street Band

Ace local street band Baybeat will be  parading and doing some static sets around  the town centre on Saturday 10 September –  maybe with some special guests!

Where // Lancaster town centre

When // Saturday 10 September, from 1.00 pm

Duration // 3hrs

Tickets // FREE

Noise Upstairs Jam Session

Lancaster Jazz Festival Artist in Residence  Anton Hunter will host a special ‘Noise  Upstairs’ jam session at the Golden Lion,  bringing this long running Manchester night  to Lancaster.

Where // The Golden Lion

When // Friday 9 September, 9.30pm

Duration // 2hrs

Tickets // FREE

Luca Brasi Jam Session

Luca Brasi will once again host the annual  Lancaster Jazz Festival Saturday night standards based Jam Session at the Golden  Lion.

Where // The Storey

When // Fri 9 September

Tickets // FREE

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