Village Jazz Festival

Village Jazz has been a regular feature of the Chapel Allerton Arts Festival. It is a joint venture between the Festival and the Jazz Leeds charity, and programmed by Steve Crocker. Jazz Leeds also run the evening and Sunday afternoon concerts @Seven Arts and @Inkwell as well as jazz workshops and a jazz choir for people who want to just join in and more recently the ambitious Jazz Leeds Festival. The Village Jazz Festival will run from Thursday 29th August to Sunday 1st September. The headline acts re Nel Begley and Jamil Sheriff’s “Rafe’s Dilemma”, a warm upbeat tribute based on the stories behind playwright Bill Naughton’s “Spring and Port Wine”, with support from Phil Green’s “Biggish Band” (@Seven, 8pm Aug 29th ) and South African gospel jazz and afro pop group Ubunye (@Seven, 8pm Aug 31st). Village Jazz also features the ever popular Jazz Blues ‘n Soul Sunday afternoon in Regent Street on 1 September 12-6pm with six acts on stage and performers in the street, and headlined by the award winning Kyla Brox Blues Band

Scroll to top