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Apex Jazz & Blues:
June 11 Wilbraham Arms, Alsager
June 25 Brown Jug, Newcastle
June 28 Pershore Jazz Club
July 20 Swan, Chaddesley Corbett
07778 464446

Arthur’s Jazzers:
Monthly First Sunday at Great
Stone Inn, Northfield, B31 2LU
3pm 0121-478 1254

Barbara & All That Jazz:
June 15 Burton Jazz Club
June 20, July 8 & 18 BoycottArms, Claverley
June 25 The Boat, Penkridge
July 2 B’ham Botanical Gardens
July 6 Harrisons, Gt Wyrl
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

Brian Newton Big Band:
First Monday of the Month at Red Lion, Kings Heath, B14 7LY

Chase Jazzmen:
AJune 1 Burton Jazz
June 10 Stableford Farm, Worfield
June 14 & July 12 Trumpet, Bilston
June 15 Harrisons, Gt Wyrley
June 25 Albrighton Jazz
June 29, July 8 & 27 Boycott Arms, Claverley
July 16, 18 & 19 B’ham Jazz Festival
01746 712766 - www.chasejazz.co.uk

Fat Chops Big BandFAT CHOPS
Sunday 18 June 12.30 lunchtime Moseley All Services Club. Church Rd B13 9EA Special guest Matthew Ford, £10.00 on the door
Sunday 16 July 12.30 , Moseley All Services Club, Church Rd B13 9EA Special guest Percy Pursglove £10.00 on the door
01675 442050

JB’s Jazz & Blues:
Monthly Third Sunday JB’s Jazz Club
01452 862328

Millertones Swing Band: (featuring vocalists Barbara Taylor & Cav Craddock)
July 22 Birchanease Farm, Wheaton Aston In aid of Cancer Research UK
01543 502997

Midland Youth Jazz OrchestraMYJO
Thursday 15 June, 8.00 pm Swansea Jazz
Festival Dylan Thomas Theatre
Thursday 28 September 7.30 The core Theatre, Solihull
Ring 01675 442050 for info

Peter Houtman Trio
2nd Thursday monthly - Cafe Espanol Hinkley LE10 7QE

Southside Big Band:The Stadium, Wheelers Lane, Kings Heath, B13 0ST
June 14 Swing Into Summer
0121-475 6177

 Steve King Big Band:
June 10 Meer Jazz Festival
June 18 Lickey End Social Club
0121 550 1564

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

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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:
Thu 1 Sheila Fawkes Quintet
Fri 2 Swing Parade
Sat 3 Dixieland Stompers
Sun 4 Lunch: John Evans & Terry Roberts Trio Eve: Ratatouille
Mon 5 Reg & Musti
Tue 6 Dutch Lewis Quartet
Wed 7 Patsy Gamble Band
Thu 8 Bill Hayes Trio
Fri 9 Swing Parade
Sat 10 Halesowen Brass Band
Sun 11 Lunch: Henry Newman Trio Eve: Bescot Bay
Mon 12 Reg & Musti
Tue 13 The Pacitto Legacy
Wed 14 Chase Jazzmen
Thu 15 Strumpit
Fri 16 Swing Parade
Sat 17 Old Comrades
Sun 18 Lunch: Andy Bucknall Blues and Rhythm & Blues Eve: Tim Amann Xtet
Mon 19 Reg & Musti
Tue 20 Dutch Lewis and his Select Trio
Wed 21 Mercia Jazz 5
Thu 22 Sheila Waterfield Band
Fri 23 Swing Parade
Sat 24 Ron Hills & Tony Pipkin Quintet
Sun 25 Lunch: John Evans & Terry Roberts Trio Eve: Henry Newman Band
Mon 26 Reg & Musti
Tue 27 Style Unlimited
Wed 28 Mike Turner Band
Thu 29 Big ‘B’ Swingtet
Friday 30 Swing Parade
Sat 1 New Orleans Experience
Sun 2 Lunch: John Evans & Terry Roberts Trio Eve: Ratatouille
Mon 3 Reg & Musti
Tue 4 Dutch Lewis Quartet
Wed 5 Patsy Gamble Band
Thu 6 Sheila Fawkes Quintet
Fri 7 Swing Parade
Sat 8 Mississippi Dream Boats
Sun 9 Lunch: Bescot Bay Eve: John Sparry & Bev Pegg
Mon 10 Reg & Musti
Tue 11 The Pacitto Legacy
Wed 12 Chase Jazzmen
Thu 13 Bill Hayes Trio
Fri 14 Swing Parade
Sat 15 Old Comrades
Sun 16 Lunch: Bill ‘B’ Trio Eve: Liam Halloran Band
Mon 17 Reg & Musti
Tue 18 Style Buddies
Wed 19 Mercia Jazz 5
Thu 20 Sheila Waterfield Band
Fri 21 Swing Parade
Sat 22 Ron Hills & Tony Pipkin Quintet
Sun 23 Lunch: Andy Bucknall Blues and R&B Trio Eve: Bon Accord
Mon 24 Reg & Musti
Tue 25 Style Unlimited
Wed 26 Mike Turner Band
Thu 27 Big ‘B’ Swingtet
Fri 28 Swing Parade
Sat 29 Five In Line
Sun 30 Lunch: John Evans & Terry Roberts Trio Eve: Henry Newman Band
Mon 31 Reg & Musti
(01902) 493723


Kenilworth Jazz Club
- Glasshouse Lane, CV8 2AJ:
June 5 Jay Riley Quartet
7.45pm £7.50 on door

Jazz At The Manor
Tamworth Mainstream & Modern
, Bolehall Manor, Amington Rd, B77 3LH
June 12 Ben Cummins, Amy Roberts, Al Swainger, Nick Millward
July 10 Derek Nash, Al Gurr, James Agg, Neil Bullock
8.30pm 01902 344972


Bournville Jazz Club, Mary Vale Road
6 June & Henry Newman
4 July Band with Fred Webb (vocs)
13 June: Mercia Jazz Five with Tony Billingsley (tpt)
20 June & Frank Partridge’s
18 July Swing Session
27 June & New Orleans Wanderers
25 July: with Stan Stephens (tbn)
11 July: Martin Bennett’s Old Green River Band

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
June 13 Fret & Fiddle
July 11 Wabash Jazzmen

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


Dunchurch Jazz Club: Village Hall, Rugby Rd, CV22 6PN
June 28 Jazz Clarinet Legends
July 26 Great American Songbook!

07515 275655

Jazz on Tap: National Brewery Centre, Burton on Trent, DE14 1NG
June 7 Catherine Sykes Quartet

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

Rugby Club, Kenilworth Rd, CV32 6RG
June 14 Ian Hill’s Three Way Split with Guest Vocalist Sheila Waterfield


Pershore Jazz Club: Monthly Last Wednesday at New Venue: Pershore Football Club, King Georges Way, WR10 1QU
June 28 Apex Jazz & Swing Band
July 26 Bateman Brothers Jazz Band

01386 554235 www.pershorejazz.org.uk

 Stratford Jazz: Stratford ArtsHouse, CV37 6LU
June 14 Kieran Garrett Quartet
Sratford ArtsHouse
June 28 Jay Phelps
Stratford Riverside
8pm £12 01789 207100 - www.stratfordjazz.org.uk

Sutton Coldfield Trad JC Walmley Social Club, Fox Hollies Rd, B76 2RJ
7th New Orleans Z’Hulus
14th Washington Whirligigs
21st Phoenix Jazzmen
28th New Orleans Heat
5th Roger Marks Cornish Armada
12th Graham Smith’s Jazz Allstars
19th Eagle Jazz Band
26th Martin Bennett’s Old Green River 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
1st Chase Jazzmen
8th The Original Panama Jazz Band
15th Barbara and All That Jazz
22nd Jazz Salon Rouge
29th Spirit Of New Orleans
6th New Orleans Hot Shots
13th New Orleans Heat
20th Steph Draper’s Footwarmers
27th The Martinique Jazz Band

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
June 1 New Orleans Jazz Band
June 15 Chase Jazzmen
July 6 Barbara & All That Jazz
July 20 Eureka Jazz Band
Aug 3 Bank Street Syncopators


Bar No 10
Live Jazz Every Friday

0121-271 0600

 Bonded Warehouse: Canal St, Stourbridge, DY8 4LU
June 9 Art Themen Quartet

£8/£4 07766 910 179

Friends of the Upton JF:
Hanley Castle High School, WR8 0BL
July 7 Bohem Ragtime Jazz Band
Sept 29 Ken Poplowski & Julian Marc Stringle with Craig Milverton Trio

8pm £16/£13 01684 593794

Market Bosworth Jazz Club: Parish Hall, Park St, CV13 0LL
June 16 Bateman Brothers
July 21 Une Nuit à Paris

07515 275655

Severn Jazz Club, Worcester: The Portobello, WR2 4EZ
June 2 Zoltan Sagi Quartet
July 7 Catherine Sykes Trio

8pm - 01905 748124 - www.severnjazz.org.uk


Shrewsbury Jazz Network: The Hive, Belmont, SY1 1TE
June 17 Jam Experiment
July 15 Misha Mullov-Abbado

8pm - 01743 234970


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

01743 344270

Jazzamatazz, Coventry:
Westwood Heath Club & Reading Room, Westwood Heath Road Coventry, CV4 8GP
Every Sunday
4th Tad Newton’s Jazz Friends
11th Frog Island Jazz Band
18th Martinique
25th Lady Be Good
2nd Dart Valley Stompers
9th Lewis and Dav Trio
16th Martin Bennett’s Old
Green River Band
23rd Baby Jools’s Jazzaholics
30th Bill Baily’s Allstars

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

Jazz in Rugby:
Monthly Third Sunday - Jazz Jam with Ian Hill & Graham Dent

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

June/July Bands - June/july Venues - June/july Festivals
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Kirkcudbright Jazz Festival:
June 8-11 Leon McCaig, 90 St Mary St, Kirkcudbright, DG6 4EJ
01557 330467 www.kirkcudbrightjazzfestival.co.uk

Upton upon Severn Jazz Festival:
June 22-25 Jazz Festival Office,
18 Riverside Close, WR8 0JN 01684 593254 www.uptonjazz.co.uk

Burton Jazz & Real Ale Festival:
July 14-16 National Brewery Centre, Burton upon Trent
01283 532880 www.nationalbrewerycentre.co.uk

Birmingham & Solihull Jazz & Blues Festival:
July 14-23 Many Venues Across the City
0121-454 7020 - www.bigbearmusic.com

Swanage Jazz Festival:
July 14-16
01929 422215 www.swanagejazz.org.uk

Pershore Jazz Festival:
Aug 18-20
Pershore College, Avonbank, WR10 3JP www.


Alan Barnes - Alan Shipton’s “Buck & Billy” - Amy Roberts - Brownfield Byrne Quintet - Clark Tracey Sextet - Digby Fairweather’s Half Dozen - Dorine de Wit Jabbo 5 - Enrico Tomasso - Fret & Fiddle - “Spats” Langham’s Hot Fingers George Huxley - Jake Leg Jug Band - Jeff & Anne Barnhart (USA) - John Hallam Jeremy HuggeS’s Chosen 5 - Keith Nichols FesVval Orchestras - New Orleans Heat - New Orleans Update - Nick Ward’s Jelly Roll Band – Nicola Farnon Trio Jazz Express - Originals Rags - Paul Sawtell - Reeds United – Remi Harris Trio Sarah Barnwell Quartet - Savannah Jazz Band – Slide By Slide – Shades of Jazz Shirt Tail Stompers - Sinead McCabe - Sunset Café Stompers- Tom Clarke-Hill Washington Whirligig - WYJO - Simon Currie’s 6plus1… and many more
Tickets Fri evening £20 – Sat £32 – Sun £32 (discount of £2 if purchased before 1st August 2017). For more informa@on, updates and booking visit our website www.pershorejazz.org.uk or tel: 01386 554235

WMA Summer School of Music:
Aug 20-27 Ingestre House, Staffs

Bude J F August 17

Venture Away:
Oct 13-16, 2017 Royal Bath Hotel, Bournemouth
01305 750797 www.ventureawaymusicweekends.co.uk

John Hallam & Friends:
Nov 17-19 Burnside Hotel, Bowness on Windermere
01942 811522 www.johnhallamjazz.co.uk

Venture Away:
Nov 3-6 Grand Hotel, Torquay
Nov 17-20 Royal Hotel, Scarborough
01305 50797 www.ventureawaymusicweekends.co.uk

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

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Bearwood Corks Bearwood Jazz