Cheltenham Jazz Festival

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Country and Region United KingdomEngland
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England UK
Festival Contact Information

Cheltenham Town Hall
Imperial Square
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 1QA
England UK
Phone: +44 0844 880 8094

Festival Description

Set in the beautiful Montpellier Gardens in Cheltenham the Jazz Festival programme is bursting with superstar names, jazz legends and Cheltenham exclusives. Held over the May Bank Holiday, the Festival welcomes musical stars that have included Jamie Cullum, Paloma Faith, Imelda May, The Puppini Sisters, Candi Staton and Gregory Porter. Plus, with a the Big Top venue — the free outdoor stage, boutique cinema, interactive Music Lab — full of the latest musical gadgetry — and a host of bars and cafes, the gardens will offer the perfect backdrop to the world’s greatest jazz performers.

Festival Dates May 1 - 6, 2013
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Festival Events:

Lineup 2013:
  • Emilia Martenssson
  • Kansas City Blues
  • Jo Harman
  • Madeleine Peyroux
  • Natalie Duncan
  • Laura Mvula
  • Marius Neset
  • Friday Night is Music Night
  • High Society
  • Overview with Tony Dudley Evans


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Photo slideshow credits:
  • In order of appearance
    • Jamie Cullum Live at The Cheltenham Jazz Festival, photo by Marilyn Kingwill
    • Andreya Triana
    • Andy Sheppard, photo by Jos Knaepen
    • Festival logo
    • Overtone
    • Gardens, photo by Pete Riley
  • Tickets are available
    • By phone at +44 01242 505 444
    • Online at
  • Montpellier Gardens
    Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 1UW
    England UK


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