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Ealing Jazz Festival 2018

Starts: 28th Jul 2018

Ealing Jazz Festival returns to Walpole Park on 28-29 July, with Afrobeat pioneer and iconic drummer Tony Allen, Zara McFarlane, Vels Trio, and Nérija, among others.


Start Date

28th Jul 2018

End Date

29th Jul 2018


Walpole Park


Tony Allen, Nérija, Vels Trio, Zara McFarlane, Emily Francis Trio, Harry Bolt Quartet, Keith Waithe, Me and My Friends, Tantz, TriForce


Showcasing the best established and emerging jazz artists from around the world, Ealing Jazz Festival will return to Walpole Park on 28-29 July.

This year's lineup is led by Afrobeat pioneer and iconic drummer Tony Allen, the driving force behind Fela Kuti’s band Africa '70. Allen will perform alongside Mobo Award-winning singer-songwriter Zara McFarlane, experimental jazz band Vels Trio, all female jazz septet Nérija, among others.
Founded in 1984, Ealing Jazz Festival has developed in partnership with Ealing Council & The Event Umbrella to become one of the biggest jazz events in the UK.

Spanning classic and contemporary jazz, it has become a cornerstone of the Ealing's Summer Festivals series, with 2018 promising to be its finest year yet.

First wave line-up:

Tony Allen

Vels Trio
Zara McFarlane

Emily Francis Trio
Harry Bolt Quartet
Keith Waithe
Me and My Friends
The Beat Goes On
Vasilis Xenopoulos / Nigel Price Quartet

Blues Dharma
Tomorrow’s Warriors Female Frontline
Young Musician Club Jazz Band


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