Where: Christ Church, Old Town, Swindon
When: Saturday 9th April 2022, from 12pm
The 2nd Swindon Jazz & Soul Festival featuring British Jazz award winners, established Soul acts and headlined by international Swing Kings RAY GELATO AND THE GIANTS, and THE SOUL STRUTTERS.
Also featuring, ALAN BARNES, DEREK NASH, FAYYAZ VIRJI, ELEAZER KING, GARETH WILLIAMS, NATHANEAL PARKER, THE MIDNIGHT HOUR, THE ROYAL OAK ALL STARS, JOLI SOUL, BILLY & LOUIE, DJ MARC NICHOLAS, DENNY ILETT JR, DAMON SAWYER, JONNY HENDERSON, MARK WHITLAM, ZAMBALANDO and many more!
Following the success of the first Swindon Jazz & Soul Festival in 2019, the event returns with a day packed with over 70 performers. The David Knight stage (Christ Church) will showcase a day of jazz headlined by Ray Gelato and The Giants who have taken their special brand of swing, jazz and rhythm & blues to music fans all over the world including sold out shows at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club as well as performances at Montreal Jazz Festival, Umbria Festival (Italy), The Blue Note (New York) and the BBC Proms.
The Soul Room (Community Hall @Christ Church) will feature soul artists including acts showcasing Motown to funk, from 60s to 90s RnB and headlined by Bristol Funk and Soul band The Soul Strutters.
The event supports Swindon & District Samaritans and a percentage of every ticket sold will be donated to the charity.
All tickets purchased for our cancelled 2020/2021 event are valid. Advance Tickets are £12 (more on the door and Under 16’s Free!) and can be purchased at eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-2nd-swindon-jazz-soul-festival-tickets-227670557767