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Manchester Jazz Festival 2018

Starts: 20th Jul 2018

mjf, Europe’s most adventurous jazz festival returns for its 23rd year with 96 gigs across the city


Start Date

20th Jul 2018

End Date

28th Jul 2018


Albert Square, Manchester


Festival highlights include: Cross Currents Trio featuring Dave Holland, Zakir Hussain, Chris Potter / Norma Winstone, Klaus Gesing, Glauco Venier wit


Manchester’s longest running music event and Europe’s most adventurous jazz festival returns for its 23rd year with 96 gigs across the city, featuring a line-up of local and international talent from 20 – 28 July 2018.

The full programme is now live at and features UK and world premieres, the best in emerging talent, gems from across the North West and Great Britain, a French day showcasing our European cousins and firm favourites making a welcome return to the festival.

These memorable musical encounters will be presented in the Festival Square and luxurious Salon Perdu Spiegeltent in Albert Square as well as venues across the city. Not only does Festival Square provide a variety of music, but also new for this year the Brightside Brewing Company Bar and a range of food stalls, from the very best Lebanese falafel to Asian style ice cream rolls. For all of the information you need and to buy tickets for #mjf2018 click here.


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