the 24th jennings keswick

Jazz Festival

Stroller Tickets

Showing Thu 7 - Sun 10 May 2015

Jazz Festival


Sponsored by Jennings

This is firmly established as Britain’s foremost celebration of traditional, New Orleans, Swing and mainstream jazz. This year promises to be a vintage one, with fabulous international guests, a galaxy of UK talent and many old favourites.

Click here to find out more about the bands, including photos and videos.


Below are just a few highlights from some 90 inspiring performances in this four-day feast of jazz - click here to see the full schedule.

Thursday: Lake Records International Band; Martin Litton's Red Hot Peppers; Baby Jools and the Jazzaholics; Mellow Tone featuring Mellow Baku; Basin Street Brawlers.

Friday: Keith Nichol's Festival Orchestra; Huxley/Tomasso Hot Fives; Richard Bennett/Adrian Cox band; Candid Jug Orange Band; Gavin Lee Band.

Saturday: TJ Johnson Band; Louis Louis Louis; Jamie Brownfield Hot Six; Candid Jug Orange Band; Andy Dickens Band; Reeds United; Festival Parade Band.

Sunday: Nick Ward's Classic Jazz Band; Kevin Grenfell's Jazz Giants feat. Paul Harrison; Carl Sinclair Boogie Band; Brass Volcanoes; Dom Pipkin; Barnhart/Fryer Red Hot Seven.


4-day stroller pass: £120 | 3-day stroller pass (Thu-Sat): £90
1-day stroller pass: Thu £30, Fri £35, Sat £45, Sun £30

Souvenir programmes: 4 and 3-day ticket bookers will receive one free programme per booking. Additional copies cost £4. All programmes will be posted out in mid-April.


Also available to book:

Pre-Jazz concerts - Get your festival started early with three extra days of special jazz concerts at Theatre by the Lake. For details and to book, click here.

Jazz Talks - The ever-popular series of talks from leading musicians returns in 2015 with a stellar line-up including Paul Munnery, Keith Nicholls and Spats Langham. For talk details and to book, click here.

G.I. Jive Dance Classes - Ian and Sheilagh Hartley have been teaching swing dancing for over 20 years and love to pass on their enthusiasm. Sessions available for both beginners and improvers; for class details and to book, click here.

Prices £120 - £30
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