Olby’s are pleased to announce the partnership of Olby’s Soul Cafe & Margate Jazz Festival to present MARGATE JAZZ FESTIVAL 2019. We aim to continue on the path of those who have reaffirmed Margates relationship with all things Jazz, particularly following on from what was created by the late David Mossman, (Vortex Jazz Club), in 2005. When the event was known as ‘The Big Sky Jazz Festival’.
This year we expand our event across several locations in Margate creating a townwide event for all to enjoy. Full details of all venues and acts will be relaesed soon but in the meantime take a look at our fantastic headliners for the…
MARGATE JAZZ – FESTIVAL 2019
On Friday, Saturday & Sunday 20th, 21st & 22nd September we bring to you a collection of the finest improvisers from around the world.
Friday 20th September
PEE WEE ELLIS JAZZ QUARTET
Gareth Williams On Keys, Alec Dankworth on Bass & Mark Mondesir on Drums
To keep a career at the top of the musical tree for nearly six decades, to invent one of the most internationally loved styles of dance music in history, to be constantly hailed by generations of critics, music-lovers and fellow-musicians … all of that takes a special kind of talent, one that Pee Wee Ellis has never lacked.
Music Room Performance Onstage 9pm
DANIEL CASIMIR & TESS HURST
West London pair document charged observations delivered via thought provoking lyricism that is accompanied by a body of sound kindred with UK Jazz.
Casimir and Hirst blend a traditional Jazz ensemble with technology and post production techniques to narrate their way through a political and cultural landscape and everyone is invited.
Music Room Performance Onstage 7.30pm
Saturday 21st September
“one of the most stylistically flexible pianists around, with a marvellous, slightly husky singing voice”
Music Room Performance Onstage 8.30pm
Sunday 22nd September
Hailed by Gilles Peterson as “incredible”, Theon Cross and his swaggering Tuba Bass is one of the stand-out acts of London’s flourishing young jazz scene.
Music Room Performance Onstage 8pm
Margate Jazz Festival Fringe Artists
Nigel Thomas Quartet | Maiuko | Annie Whitehead
Matt Miles Workshop | The Jazz Jams
THE SANDS HOTEL | CINQUE PORTS | LIFEBOAT
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Tickets On sale Now
Full Weekend £37.50 plus booking fee
Friday £17.50 plus booking fee
Saturday £22.50 plus booking fee
Sunday £17.50 plus booking fee