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Dec17/Jan18 LISTINGS

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Dec/Jan Bands - Dec/Jan Venues - Dec/Jan Festivals
Feb/Mar Listings


Apex Jazz & Blues:
Dec 4 CEM Club, Northfield
Dec 7 Harrisons, Gt Wyrley
Dec 10 Wilbraham Arms, Alsager
Jan 4 Swan, Chaddesley Corbett
Jan 7 Halesowen Jazz Club
07778 464446

Barbara & All That Jazz:
Dec 19 & Jan 16 Boycott Arms, Claverley
Jan 4 Harrisons, Gt Wyrley
01543 502997

Silvershine Jazz Club, Bearwood
The Blue Notes

Various dates (see website) - Silvershine Jazz Club, Bearwood Corks Club, Bearwood B66 4BT £5/4(concs) 0121 429 4352

Chase Jazzmen:
Dec 13 & Jan 10 Trumpet, Bilston
Dec 16 Christmas Market, Coventry
Jan 14 Malvern Jazz Club
Jan 25 Swan, Chaddesley Corbett
01746 712766 - www.chasejazz.co.uk

Fat Chops Big BandFAT CHOPS
Sun 17 Dec Special guest Pete Long
Sun 14 Jan Special guest Lee Gibson
Both at Moseley All Services 12.30 £10 on the door
Wed 20 Dec Birmingham Big band Special guest Matt Ford
Moseley all services 12.30
£9.00 on the door.
01675 442050

JB’s Jazz & Blues:
Dec 12 Droitwich Jazz Club
Dec 20 Sutton Coldfield Trad
Monthly last Sunday JB’s Jazz Club at Cheltenham Area Sports & Soc Club
01452 862328

Midland Youth Jazz OrchestraMYJO
Dec 4 Trinity High School, Redditch
Dec 18 Henley-in-Arden High School
Ring 01675 442050 for info

Southside Big Band:The Stadium, Wheelers Lane, Kings Heath, B13 0ST
Dec 13 Farewell Concert Star Guest Jeff Hooper
8.30pm £8 0121-475 6177

 Steve King Big Band:
Dec 17 Lickey End Social Club
8pm £9
0121 550 1564 - www.stevekingbigband.co.uk

Sutton Swing Band:
Second Thursday of the Month at the Toby Inn, Sutton Park

Dec/Jan Bands - Dec/Jan Venues - Dec/Jan Festivals
Feb/Mar Listings


Where events aren't given please refer to the advert in the magazine or ring the venue.


Actress & Bishop, Ludgate Hill, B'ham
Every Sunday - Live Jazz Rhythm ‘n’ Blues & Rock ‘n’ Roll with Great Guest Artists 3-6pm
Every Wednesday - Trevor Burton Band

FREE 0121-236 742

Solihull Trad Jazz Club: Royal British Legion, B91 3DH
0121-705 0742

Trumpet, Bilston
Trumpet, Bilston:
Fri 1st Swing Parade
Sat 2 New Orleans Bump
Sun 3 Lunch: John Evans & Terry Roberts Trio Eve: Ratatouille
Mon 4 Reg & Musti
Tue 5 Dutch Lewis Quartet
Wed 6 Liam Halloran Trio
Thu 7 Sheila Fawkes Quintet
Fri 8 Swing Parade
Sat 9 Mike Owen Band
Sun 10 Lunch: Henry Newman Trio Eve: John Sparry 4 + Bob & Geoff on Tenor Saxes
Mon 11 Reg & Musti
Tue 12 The Pacitto Legacy
Wed 13 Chase Jazzmen
Thu 14 Bill Hayes Trio
Fri 15 Swing Parade
Sat 16 Old Comrades
Sun 17 Lunch: Andy Bucknall Blues Band Eve: Tim Amann Xtet
Mon 18 Reg & Musti
Tue 19 Patsy Gamble Band
Wed 20 Mercia Jazz 5
Thu 21 Dutch Lewis and His Select Trio
Fri 22 Swing Parade
Sat 23 Vic Evans and The Blue Notes
Sun 24 Christmas Eve with Reg Keirle
Wed 27 Mike Turner Band
Thu 28 Big ‘B’ Swingtet
Fri 29 Swing Parade
Sat 30 Style Buddies
Sun 31 New Year’s Eve with Janice Williamson Band Tickets £8 incl buffet
Mon 1 Reg & Musti
Tue 2 Dutch Lewis Quartet
Wed 3 Patsy Gamble Band
Thu 4 Sheila Fawkes Quintet
Fri 5 Swing Parade
Sat 6 New Orleans Stompers
Sun 7 Lunch: John Evans & Terry Roberts Trio Eve: Ratatouille
Mon 8 Reg & Musti
Tue 9 The Pacitto Legacy
Wed 10 Chase Jazzmen
Thu 11 Bill Hayes Trio
Fri 12 Swing Parade
Sat 13 Ron Hills and Tony Pipkin Quintet
Sun 14 Lunch: Henry Newman Trio Eve: 57 Fury
Mon 15 Reg & Musti
Tue 16 Bon Accord
Wed 17 Mercia Jazz 5
Thu 18 Dutch Lewis and His Select Trio
Fri 19 Swing Parade
Sat 20 Old Comrades
Sun 21 Lunch: Andy Bucknall Blues Band Eve: Tim Amann Xtet
Mon 22 Reg & Musti
Tue 23 Sheila Waterfield Band
Wed 24 Liam Halloran Trio
Thu 25 Big ‘B’ Swingtet
Fri 26 Swing Parade
Sat 27 Vic Evans and The Blue Notes
Sun 28 Lunch: Bill ‘B’ Trio and Joe Lees (clarinet) Eve: Henry Newman Band
Mon 29 Reg & Musti
Tue 30 Style Unlimited
Wed 31 Mike Turner Band
(01902) 493723


Kenilworth Jazz Club
- Glasshouse Lane, CV8 2AJ:
Dec 4 Leo Richardson Quartet
7.45pm £7.50 on door

Jazz At The Manor
Tamworth Mainstream & Modern
, Bolehall Manor, Amington Rd, B77 3LH
Dec 11 - Al Gurr, P Ben Markland, B Neil Bullock, D Richard Baker, T Zolton Sagi, S
Janua ry 8th - Keith Bill, p Tom Hill, b Nick Millward, d Simon Spillett, S
8.30pm 01902 344972


Bournville Jazz Club, Mary Vale Road
Tues 5 Henry Newman Band with Fred
Webb (vocs)
Tues 12 Mercia Jazz 5 with Tony Billingsley (tpt)
Tues 19: Frank Partridge’s Swing Session
Sun 17 Dec: Peter Carlton’s Jazz Strata plus Arthur Brown & Friends (4.00pm)
Tues 9 Mercia Jazz 5 with Tony Billingsley (tpt)
Tues 16 Frank Partridge’s Swing Session
Tues 23 TBA
Sunday 28 Peter Carlton’s Jazz Strata (1.00pm)
Tues 30 Jan: The New Orleans Wanderers with Stan Stephens (tbn)

FREE 0121-459 5101

Corner Pocket Jazz & Blues:
Monthly 2nd Tuesday

Monthly Second Tuesday at Standard Triumph Club, Herald Ave, Tile Hill, CV5 6UB 8pm £5

Droitwich Jazz Club: Gaudet Luce Golf Club, WR9 7JR
Dec 12 JB Jazz & Blues Band
No gigs in Jan or Feb, next gig will be March 13 Jeremy Huggett’s Jazz Brigade

8pm £9 01905 771528 - www.richardleach.eu

Perry Hill Tavern: Perry Hill Rd, Oldbury
Old Comrades 8.45pm

Regent Sports & Social Club: 102 Regent Rd, Leicester LE1 7DA
Live Jazz Every Tuesday 8pm

spotted dogSpotted Dog: 104 Warwick St, Digbeth, B12 0NH
Every Tuesday 9pm Free entry, Gourmet Barbecue
Every Tuesday 9pm

0121-772 3822 - aspottedblog.wordpress.com


Bedford Street Bar:
Jazz Jamm Every Wednesday at 4 Bedford St, Leamington Spa,

CV32 5DY 01926 332506

Dunchurch Jazz Club: Village Hall, Rugby Rd, CV22 6PN
Dec 20 Ben Holder Gypsy Swing Christmas Special

07515 275655

Jazz on Tap: National Brewery Centre, Burton on Trent, DE14 1NG
Dec 6 Ben Holder’s Gypsy Jazz Christmas Special

07710 545 555 (Paul Jefferies) www.nationalbrewerycentre.co.uk

Rugby Club, Kenilworth Rd, CV32 6RG
Dec 20 Interplay
Jan 24 Funksters

£8 07919 210510 www.leam-jazz.com

Pershore Jazz Club: Monthly Last Wednesday at New Venue: Pershore Football Club, King Georges Way, WR10 1QU
Dec 13 Basin Street Brawlers
Jan 31 Adrian Cox Band – Profoundly Blue

01386 554235 www.pershorejazz.org.uk

 Stratford Jazz:
Venue 1: Stratford Arts House
Dec 13 Gilad Atzmon –
Spirit of Coltrane
Jan 10 Alan Barnes &
Tony Kofi Quintet
Jan 24 Malija

8pm £12 01789 207100 - www.stratfordjazz.org.uk

Sutton Coldfield Trad JC Walmley Social Club, Fox Hollies Rd, B76 2RJ
6: George Huxley’s All Stars
13 Martin Bennett’s Old Green River Band
20 JB Jazz and Blues (Xmas Party)
3 Phoenix Jazzmen.
10 Baby Jools’ Jazzaholics
17 Savannah
24 Bill Bailey All Stars
31 Eagle Jazz Band.

Wednesdays 8.30pm - admission £4.00 (unless stated otherwise) - 8.30pm - 0121-308 4660


Silvershine Jazz Club
@ Bearwood Corks Club, Bearwood Road, B66 4BT
Jazz every Thursday - see website for details

Doors 8.30pm Starts 9pm - 0121-429 4352

Burton Jazz
Burton Jazz Club, Marston's Social Club
7th Bob Ludlum’s Grumpah
14th Slide By Slide Richard Leach & Kevin Grenfell
21st Xmas Party with New Orleans Heat
28th Closed
4th Martinique
11th Baby Jools Jazzaholics

George Huxley JC
George Huxley’s Jazz Club Monthly
Solihull British Legion, Union Rd, B91 3DH
Monthly Last Thursday
except August
8.30pm £8/£7 01564 730098

Harrisons Sports & Social Club: Great Wyrley, WS6 6EU
Dec 7 Apex Jazz & Swing Band
Dec 21 Bill Bailey’s All Stars
Jan 4 Barbara & All That Jazz
Jan 18 TBA

0780 123 6481


Bar No 10
Live Jazz Every Friday

0121-271 0600

Market Bosworth Jazz Club: Parish Hall, Park St, CV13 0LL
Dec 22 Ben Holder Gypsy Swing
Christmas Special

07515 275655

Kings Heath Cricket Club
, Alcester Rd South, B14 6DT:
Jan 5 Oxfam Stomp


Shrewsbury Jazz Network: The Hive, Belmont, SY1 1TE
Jan 13 Jeff Williams Quintet

8pm - 01743 234970 - www.shrewsburyjazznetwork.co.uk


BrooklandsHotel, Shrewsbury, SY3 9JT
Monthly 2nd Sunday Chicago Swing Katz:

01743 344270

Dunchurch Jazz Club: Village Hall, Rugby Rd, CV22 6PN
Dec 31 New Year’s Eve Cabaret

Party 07515 275655

Jazzamatazz, Coventry:
Westwood Heath Club & Reading Room, Westwood Heath Road Coventry, CV4 8GP
Every Sunday
3rd Amy Roberts & Richard Exhall Quintet
10th Spatts Langham’s Hot Fingers, with Emily Cambell
17th Slide by Slide
24th Carl Sinclair Christmas Party
31st No session
7th Baby Jool’s Jazzaholics
14th Washington Whirligigs
21st Richard Exhall’s Shooting Stars
28th Lady Be Good
4th Apex Jazz & Blues

Sunday 12.30 to 15.00.£5. Raffle
02476 403707 www.jazzamatazz.org.uk

Malthouse, B’ham:
Jazzstrata Every Sunday 1pm

Rugby Jazz:
Third Sunday of the Month at Rugby Hotel, Sheep St, CV21 3BX

 Stafford Jazz Society: White Eagle Club, Riverway, ST16 3TH
Sundays, 12.30-3.00pm 01785 226950 - www.staffordjazz.org

Dec/Jan Bands - Dec/Jan Venues - Dec/Jan Festivals
Feb/Mar Listings


Venture Away:
March 16-19 Royal Bath Hotel'
01305 750797 www.ventureawaymusicweekends.co.uk

Venture Away:
March 23-26 Royal Hotel, Scarborough
01305 750797 www.ventureawaymusicweekends.co.uk

John Hallam & Friends:
April 13-15, 2018 Burnside Hotel, Bowness on Windermere
01942 811522 www.johnhallamjazz.co.uk

Knowle Jazz Festival:
April 21 Knowle Royal British Legion, Warwick Rd, B93 9LF A
Full Day Of The Very Best In Jazz
07599 002275

RAF Centenary Concert & Dance:
July 7, 2018 Hangar One, RAF Museum Cosford 0121-780 3333

B’ham, Solihull & Sandwell Jazz Festival:
July 20-29
0121-454 7020 www.bigbearmusic.com

Venture Away 2018
Venture Away:

Oct 12-15 Royal Bath Hotel, Bournemouth
01305 750797 www.ventreawaymusicweekends.co.uk

Venture Away:
Nov 2-5 Royal Hotel, Scarborough
01305 750797 www.ventreawaymusicweekends.co.uk

Venture Away:
Nov 2-5 Grand Hotel, Torquay
01305 750797 www.ventreawaymusicweekends.co.uk

Dec/Jan Bands - Dec/Jan Venues - Dec/Jan Festivals
Feb/Mar Listings


Bearwood Corks Bearwood Jazz