2013 SOUTHPORT JAZZ FESTIVAL Weekend Tickets on Sale Now


Promoter: The Atkinson
Tickets: £98
Booking Fee: £1.50 online per ticket / £2 per transaction telephone

The 2013 Southport Jazz Festival weekend tickets are now on sale!

This year the Southport Jazz Festival  is taking place at The Atkinson from Friday 10 – Sunday 12 May in Sefton’s new multi art-form venue opening in Spring 2013. This will be the first festival to take place at the multi-million pound venue, since its closure for redevelopment in 2009.

There are many different ways to be involved with this years festival as The Atkinson has weekend, day and session tickets available, as we hope that jazz enthusiasts from all over the UK will come and spend the weekend with us in Southport to enjoy some of the very best and established names in jazz perform alongside some of the up and coming stars of the future.

As well as a fantastic line-up of music, we are delighted to anounce that CAMRA will be running one of their infamous beer festivals across the 3 day festival weekend. Great music and real ale – more could you ask for!

This year’s line-up:

Friday 10 May: The Nicola Farnon Quartet, The Al Woods Nine, James Morton’s Pork Chop

Saturday 11 May: Go Go Penguins, The Bateman Brothers Jazz Band featuring Spats Langham & Enrico Tomasso, Gabby Young & The Other Animals and Sector 7

Sunday 12 May: Milestones Play to the ‘Silent Screen’, Kairos 4tet, The Joe Stilgoe Trio and James Morrison with the Swingshift Big Band

The weekend ticket is on sale now for £98 and is valid for all of the above events over Friday 10- Sunday 12 May.

Tickets are available by calling 0151 928 1919 / 01704 533 333 or book online 24/7

The Southport Jazz Festival continues throughout the town with the Festival Village at the Town Hall Gardens, providing FREE outside music throughout the weekend from local and regional musicians. Grab a deck chair, sit, relax and watch Southport being brought to life with the different styles of jazz.

From day time to night time the entertainment doesn’t stop, with many of Southport’s eating and drinking venues hosting a variety of lunchtime, teatime or night time gigs at the Southport Jazz Fringe Festival…enjoy a meal while soaking up the music or dance into the night…. either way you will find it hard to go home….

Here are a few of the highlights over the weekend; MORE gigs will be added to make your visit jam packed!! Log on to southportjazz.com for updated listings.

Friday 10 May

Trio Gitan – Café D’Art, Formby- FREE for diners

Dan Forshaw Duo – Pizzeria Mamma Mia, Southport – FREE for diners

Mike Smith Quartet – The Victoria, Southport – FREE concert

Credo – The Sandgrounder, Southport- FREE concert

Chameleon – The Coronation, Southport – FREE concert

Saturday 11 May

The Billionaires – Town Hall Gardens, Southport – FREE concert

The Cottonhouse Shakers – Town Hall Gardens, Southport – FREE concert

Modjang – The Inn Beer Shop, Southport – FREE concert

Jamie SafiruddinTrio – Christ Church, Southport– FREE concert

Trio Gitan – Wayfarers Arcade, Southport – FREE concert

Mercury – Christ Church, Southport – FREE concert

Annie Long Duo – Casa Italia, Southport – FREE for diners

Forty4 – Café D’Art, Formby – FREE for diners

The Cottonhouse Shakers – The Coronation, Southport – FREE concert

Sunday 12 May

Perfectly Frank – Wayfarers Arcade, Southport – FREE concert

The Dub Jazz Soundsystem & Marley Chingus – Town Hall Gardens, Southport – FREE concert

Twin Frets – Monument Café, Southport – FREE for diners

Savoy Jazz Men – Town Hall Gardens, Southport – FREE concert

Vernon Fuller – Bella Italia, Southport- FREE for diners

Modjango – Pizza Express, Southport – FREE for diners