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#cheltjazzfest ...around town 2019

Free gigs …around town, 1 – 6 May 2019

Up and coming local acts and national artists come together on our free stages across town for some musical inspiration between Festival gigs.

Listen to pop-up street performances during the day, discover new jazz favourites in the evening or dance into the night…with almost 70 performances, there is something for everyone!

View the 2019 Line-Up

For each day’s gigs …around town at Cheltenham Jazz Festival, check our Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday listings pages.

We’ve worked with Cheltenham Business Improvement District (BID) to make sure that the town’s businesses, from shopping centres to bars, are part of the fun, parading everything Cheltenham has to offer.

…around town Venue Guide

Throughout the Festival, don’t miss our free activities celebrating a classic of Jazz TV and Jazz Puddles.

Jazz Puddles

1-6 May
Festival Village, The Brewery Quarter and The Promenade (outside The Quadrangle)

Step into our sound puddle installations across town and get enveloped in jazz music. Look out for them on the floor – no wellies required!

Each puddle will feature a unique improvisation created in response to the location as well as an existing song by the artist.

The artists are:

  • Yazz Ahmed Montpellier Gardens
  • David Austin Grey The Promenade
  • Andreas Schaerer The Brewery Quarter

Kindly supported by the Charles Irving Charitable Trust

Jazz 625 – Celebrating A Classic Of Jazz TV

3 May, 6.30pm. 5 May, 10.30pm.
Festival Village, The Brewery Quarter and The Promenade (outside The Quadrangle)

Jazz 625 was the BBC’s jazz music programme broadcast in the 1960s. Don’t miss the display of newly digitised archive gems and photographic stills from this iconic BBC strand.