The Bad Plus came together at the end of the 20th century and has avoided easy categorization ever since, winning legion of fans worldwide with their creativity, unique sound and iconic covers ranging from Nirvana to Radiohead and Prince to Johnny Cash. After 18 years on the road, this is their first visit to the Festival. Formed of founding members Reid Anderson (bass) and Dave King (drums) and new member Orrin Evans (piano), The New York Times calls their new record Never Stop II ‘exhilarating’, sparking an exciting new chapter for the iconic group.


Jazz Arena

The Jazz Arena is a purpose built venue located in Cheltenham’s Montpellier Gardens. Fully lined, carpeted and with a tiered seating capacity of 635, the Jazz Arena provides a more intimate, bespoke setting for Jazz Festival events to take place.

View The Jazz Arena Seating Plan

*Fees & Booking Info

Our booking fee

CF Ticketing charges a fee per booking to reflect the costs of providing the service which include card processing costs (for both credit and debit cards) as well as staffing, developing and maintaining the booking software and postage

Our booking fees are as follows:

  • Online sales £2.00
  • Telephone sales £2.00
  • In person card sales £2.00
  • In person cash and card sales £2.00

We endeavour to keep our booking fees as low as possible and charge on a per booking basis rather than a per ticket basis to ensure this. We also endeavour to ensure that our booking fees are clear before any transaction is completed.

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