Nantwich Methodist Church

Nantwich Methodist Church

methodistchurchSaturday 15th April

2pm – 4pm PASTRY SHOES – Expect a great sing-along, anything from 1940’s American Songbook standards to lively pop hits from the 60’s onwards, from the likes of Fats Waller, Billie Holiday, Carmen Miranda and Charles Trenez to Sandy Shaw, Stevie Wonder, the Phil Spectre Wall of Sound and Olly Murs. Entertaining you with female vocals, guitar and tenor saxophone, Pastry Shoes will welcome you warmly and truly appreciate your participation. Anyone up for some festival fun?

5pm – 7pm SWINGOLOGY – Ever popular at the festival the band was formed in 2005 by 5 chaps from Crosby, Liverpool, to play the toe-tapping music known as Gypsy Jazz. This style became famous in the 1930s and 1940s, popularised by the great Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli, The band not only plays all the Gypsy Jazz standards, but a range of popular Jazz classics and some modern songs in the classic Swing “Manouche” style.

Sunday 16th April

3pm – 5pm THE SALT CITY JAZZMEN – Home grown heroes and all time supporters of the Nantwich Festival, once again bring their Trad Jazz sounds to The Methodist Church. Formed in 1969 they are probably the longest running band in the festival. A guaranteed good time gig!

Lineup and timings may be subject to change.
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