There’s a plethora of stuff going on in September – but we’ve picked the gigs we’d most like to see! Maybe see you there….
4th Sept 2015 CROWLEY/KANE/MADDREN @ The Con
Tickets: £5 info here
7th Sept 2015 MIKE CHILLINGWORTH SEPTET @ The Oxford
Tickets: £10/£5 info here
11th Sept 2015 AYANNA WITTER-JOHNSON @ King’s Place
Tickets: £6.50 info here
12th Sept 2015 DAVE O’HIGGINS @ 606
Tickets: Book a Table info here
23rd -26th Sept 2015 LOOSE TUBES @ Ronnie Scott’s
Tickets: £30/£35/£45 info here
27th Sept 2015 MUSICIANS’ COMPANY YOUNG JAZZ MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR 2015 @ Pizza Express
Tickets: £15 info here
More September gigs here.
We can’t get to them all – but here are our picks, based on those we know/have seen live. There’s going to be so much greatness going on!
Sat 15th Nov, FREDDIE GAVITA, St John’s Downshire Hill, 19:30. Read our review here. MORE
Sun 16th Nov, LONDON CITY BIG BAND, Spice of Life, 13:30. MORE
Sun 16th Nov, SAM LEAK BIG BAND, Spice of Life, 20:00. MORE
Mon 17th Nov, GEORGE CROWLEY‘S CAN OF WORMS, The Oxford, 21:00. MORE
Tues 18th Nov, TRISH CLOWES & GUY BARKER w/ BBC CO, Southbank Centre/QE Hall, 19:30. MORE
Weds 19th Nov, STOOP QUINTET, Southbank Centre/Front Room, 18:00. Read our feature here. MORE
Weds 19th Nov, JESSIE BANNISTER & ZOE RAHMAN, PizzaExpress Jazz Club, 20:30. MORE
Weds 19th Nov, ALICE ZAWADZKI, Royal Albert Hall/Elgar Room, 21:45. Read our review here. MORE
Thurs 20th Nov, SOWETO KINCH, 606 Club, 20:30. MORE
Thurs 20th Nov, THE DIXIE TICKLERS, The Golden Hinde, 20:30. MORE
Fri 21st Nov, EZRA COLLECTIVE, Southbank Centre/Front Room, 17:30. MORE
Sat 22nd Nov, LED BIB, Vortex, 20:30. MORE
We asked mid-tour Dave Smyth for an update….
“We’re now halfway through our first UK tour with this band. Despite some of the pre-tour set backs with venues pulling out, it’s safe to say that the tour is going well and we’ve been having a great time! We’ve been absolutely knocked out by the amount of people who’ve come out to the gigs, bought CDs and the support that the promoters and venues have given us along the way – so thanks everyone!
We’ve got three more dates left for the diaries. The first is tonight (25/6/13) at Charlie Wright’s in London and then we hit the road again playing at Dempsey’s in Cardiff on Wednesday 26th before finishing up at Soundcellar on Thursday 27th. If you’re local to London tonight will be only date on the tour with the whole octet, featuring the last minute addition of mega-dep guitarist Alex Munk. For those who cannot make tonight, we have another London gig next month appearing at the 606 Club on Tuesday 23rd July. Thanks again to everyone who has come out and supported the gigs and we’ll hopefully see more people over the next couple of days!”
You can read all about the tour here.