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The 27th Birmingham International Jazz & Blues Festival

Start Date: 1st Jul 2011

The 27th Birmingham International Jazz & Blues Festival

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Festival Name

The 27th Birmingham International Jazz & Blues Festival

Start Date

1st Jul 2011

End Date

10th Jul 2011

Location

Birmingham and surrounding area

Line Up

Zingaros New Gypsy Tango [Argentina], Teens Jazzband Velke Losiny [Czech Republic], The Dixie Ticklers, Tipitina, 52 Skidoo, Alan Barnes, Simon Spille

Details

As Europe’s biggest free jazz and blues party it attracts musicians and audiences from throughout the UK and from all over the world.

Sponsored by the City Council with additional support from more than 50 local companies, the festival gets into every nook and cranny of the City with performances on the City streets and squares, shopping centres, cafés, hotels, museums, Warwick & Dudley Castles, a zoo, on the canal and even on the buses.

Birmingham International Jazz & Blues FestivalConfirmed bands include Zingaros New Gypsy Tango [Argentina], Teens Jazzband Velke Losiny [Czech Republic], The Dixie Ticklers, Tipitina, 52 Skidoo, Alan Barnes, Simon Spillett, Rythme Futur, The Fabulous Lounge Swingers, Kacey Cubero Trio [USA], Will Scott [USA], Cookin’ Pots, Brooks Williams [USA], Bourbon Street Stompers [Germany], Greg Abate [USA], Sandi Russell [USA], Roy Williams Quartet, Djabe [Hungary], King Pleasure & the Biscuit Boys, Rachel Collier Band, Jay Tamkin Band and more.



The festival’s feature concert will be the critically-acclaimed tribute to the greatest jazz singer of all, Billie Holiday, entitled Lady Sings The Blues in the idyllic Botanical Gardens on July 10, an appropriate event on which to end
the festival.

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