Wigan International Jazz Festival

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Country and Region United KingdomEngland
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Wigan, Lancashire, England, UK
Festival Contact Information

Wigan Leisure and Culture Trust
Robin Park Headquarters
The Indoor Sports Centre
Loire Drive
Wigan WN5 0UL England UK
Email: LeisureEnquiries@wlct.org

Festival Description

The inaugural Wigan International Jazz Festival took place in 1985. The annual event presents a program of youth bands, ensembles and established big bands including orchestras and virtuoso performers. The concerts take place at Lowri Beck Celebration Hall at the obin Park Indoor Sports Centre.

Festival Dates July 11 - 14, 2013
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Festival Events:

Lineup 2013:
  • Thursday, July 11
    • Wigan Youth Jazz Orchestra
  • Friday, July 12
    • Al Wood
    • Georgina Jackson (music performance)
    • Darius Brubeck Trio
    • David Lyttle and Interlude
    • Nearly Dan
  • Saturday, July 13
    • Georgina Jackson (talk)
    • Dana Masters
    • Wigan Schools Swing Band
    • Wigan Youth Big Band
    • Snake Davis and His Band
    • Wigan Jazz Club’s Reunion Dream Band
    • The Dutch Swing College Band
    • Igor Butman Big Band
  • Sunday, July 14
    • Barry Forgie
    • Give A Little Love Jazz Orchestra
    • Linley Hamilton Sextet
    • Skelton Skinner All Star Big Band


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