Callander Jazz & Blues Festival

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Country and Region United KingdomScotland
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Callander, Aberfoyle, and Gartmore, Scotland, UK
Festival Contact Information

Festival Office
Ancaster Business Centre
Cross Street
Scotland FK17 8EA
Phone: +44 01877 339399
Online email only

Festival Description

The Callander Jazz & Blues Festival features 50 live acts including big bands, trad bands, jazz duos and sextets, Blues musicians performing at 24 different venues across the Trossachs-wide area. The program includes concerts and a parade, open mic and jam sessions and a Jazz Cruise.

Festival Dates September 30 - October 2, 2011
Festival Links

Festival Events:

Participating Blues Artists 2009:
  • The Lyndon Anderson Band
  • Sidewinder
  • The Revolutionaires
  • The Red Stripe Band
  • The Blues Devils
  • The Blues Juniors
  • The Bob Hall Show
  • B’ and The Honey Boys
  • Mojo Rising
  • Main Street Blues
  • The Cherry Lee Mewis Band
  • The Sourmash Blues Band
  • Safe House Blues
  • The Rosy Blue Blues Band
  • Gavin Mooney
  • Al Hughes
  • Beyond the Blues,
  • The Urban Poets
  • Used Blues
  • Black and Kay
  • Lee Bates and Billy Newton
  • Blue Dubh
Participating Jazz Artists 2009:
  • Fat Sam’s Band
  • Adrian Drover’s Slide Rule
  • Winston’s Pennine Jazz
  • The Tim Barella Big Band
  • Brass Impact
  • The George Penman Jazzmen
  • Havana Swing
  • Swing Guitars
  • Kit Carey’s Jazz Band
  • The Trossachs Big Band
  • The Roger Cull Quartet
  • Jazzmain
  • The Maria Speight Quintet
  • Jan Douglas and Primetime
  • Moodswing
  • The Jess Abrams Quartet
  • McCallum/Harrison Duo
  • Hermitage
  • Club Caliente
  • The High Society Jazz Band
  • The Frank Curran Quartet
  • McLaren High School Swing Band
  • The Bert Craig Trio
  • Quatro McJazz
  • The Rosy Blue Duo
  • The Thistle Saxophone Quartet


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Articles and Reviews:
  • Performers jazz up the Trossachs (BBC News, October 3, 2008)


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