Festival set for Jewellery Quarter.
Birmingham Jazz have announced details of their second Festival of Contemporary Jazz, with legendary themes, entitled the JQJAZZ16. Using a number of venues in the Birmingham Jewellery Quarter, the line-up for the event includes big name stars such as Tony Kofi, plus two specially commissioned recreations of legends Joe Harriott and Sun Ra.
Over the three days there will be thirteen gigs, featuring a variety of bands, both national and legendary names; with the very best of local jazz talent. This is the first of two festival weekends scheduled for 2016 by Birmingham Jazz – the second will be in July.
For full details visit www.birminghamjazz.co.uk/festival16