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A band performing at the Bude Jazz Festival

Bude Jazz Festival 2009

The annual 22nd Bude Jazz Festival starts on Saturday 29 August. With live entertainment and music all week from performers on the local and international scenes. Find out all the information about what will be happening at this year's festival.

The 22nd Bude Jazz Festival runs from Saturday 29 August until Saturday 5 September.

Over the eight day event this year there will be 166 top quality jazz performances from a mix of some of Britian's finest Jazz musicians as well as acts from the international scene. 

There are nearly 20 different indoor venues in the north Cornwall town on the Atlantic coastline line ranging from pubs, hotels and restaurants. They are all within easy walking distance from each other.

People dancing to the live entertainment

People danicing to the live entertainment

Throughout the week, there'll will be a dance marquee which will be playing music from 12.45pm through until 11pm - giving you the chance to put on your dancing shoes and take part in some swing and jive. If you want some practice first though, you can go along to the morning dance workshops.

There will be a constant flow of music throughout the town every lunchtime, afternoon and into the evenings. The event will provide a range of music such as blues and ragtime to mainstream, old-style New Orleans, bop and classic jazz.

This years headlining performances are:

Winter Sunshine with the Gospel Singer Shirley Alexander from New Orleans
Jeff Barnhart a pianist from the United States
Keith Nichols' Collegians from the U.K
Mike Owen's Woodland Jazz Band from Denmark
TJ Johnson and his band from the U.K
Matthias Seuffert from Germany
Alan Barnes from London

last updated: 19/08/2009 at 10:51
created: 19/08/2009

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