Nantwich Jazz Blues & Music Festival

Round the Town – Monday 13th April 2020

1PM – 3PM – THE CAT – DODGY JAMMERS – We don’t put ourselves in any particular genre, so we call our music fast paced rock based funky punk stuff.

1.30PM – 2.30PM – THE CROWN HOTEL BALLROOM – ANDY BOOT – Plays a solo set of acoustic guitar numbers taking in everything from Gypsy Jazz through Blues to modern songs.

1PM – 3PM – FIRENZE – CALLUM WRIGHT – Singer/Songwriter receiving rave reviews from the professional music industry. Guaranteed to set a great atmosphere and have you singing along.

1PM – 3PM – THE WHITE HORSE – BLUE SWAMP – Playing a live mix of Acoustic, Electric and contemporary blues and classics, fronted by the legendary Johnnie Williamson, they’re everything this Festival is about.

1PM – 5PM – THE RESIDENCE – An afternoon of acoustic music featuring Jack Grey and Ben Maitland.

1.30PM – 3.30PM – STREET – CHRIS TAVENER – Songs about weird and wonderful things.

2PM – 4PM – THE CROWN BAR – STEVE OAKES QUARTET – Featuring Steve Oakes on guitar, Ed Kainyek on alto and soprano saxes, John Sandham on bass, and Tim Franks on drums. Performing a mixture of standards, original compositions and interpretations of pieces.

2PM – 4PM – RED COW – THE FLOW – Great guitar and vocals render soulful versions of the classic and contemporary.

2PM – 4PM – THE TALBOT – LEVI KNAPPER – A young musician from Stoke on Trent, who plays music from a wide range of genres. Levi can be seen widely around the area and always puts on a good show.

3PM – 5PM – THE CAT – BAXTER – More mayhem from this local duo. Good toons and witty banter will ensue.

3PM-5PM – THE MALBANK – DAN TOFT – Cheshire based guitarist whose main influences are Hank Marvin, Eric Clapton, Mark Knopfler, Chris Rea and David Gilmour.

3PM – 5PM – THE CROWN HOTEL BALLROOM – THE JAKE LEG JUG BAND – Bring you the authentic sounds of 1920’s and 30’s America – Jazz, Blues, Gospel, Ragtime – and put their own twist on it. Songs of murder, betrayal, gambling, liquor and redemption.

3PM – 5PM – THE WHITE HORSE – BLIND SUMMIT BLUES BAND – Are deeply rooted in the 1960s blues boom whilst incorporating our own brand of contemporary touches. We play only the best Rhythm & Blues around, from the music we grew up listening to as boys such as Howling Wolf & The Stones.

4PM – 6PM – THE CROWN BAR – TREE KATZ – The best Jazz and Blues has to offer including instrumentals from this quality trio.

4PM – 6PM – FIRENZE – TOKYO MISFIRES – We are a Cheshire based 4-piece band – our set is upbeat music from the 80s, 90’s and now. We are a guitar band so our songs may be a little faster and more energetic than the original but great for getting the party started!

4PM – 6PM – STREET – BEN MAITLAND – Another performance from our beloved local guitar vocalist.

5PM – 7PM – THE WHITE HORSE – GOODFELLAS BLUES BAND – A varied palette of material from The Blues Breakers, B.B King, early Fleetwood Mac through to Gary Moore, Jeff Healey and Joe Bonamassa.

6PM – 8PM – THE CROWN BAR – ACOUSTIC ANARCHY – Making their debut at the Nantwich Jazz and Blues Festival this year and play a wide range of tunes for all tastes.

6PM – 8PM – THE CAT – TOKYO MISFIRES – We are a Cheshire based 4-piece band – our set is upbeat music from the 80s, 90’s and now. We are a guitar band so our songs may be a little faster and more energetic than the original but great for getting the party started!

7PM – 9PM – BENCH BISTRO BAR – BLOZONE – Formed in 1996 these “Local Heroes” have been entertaining audiences with their mixed flavour of Soul, Motown, STAX and popular songs across the UK. This gig is a festival institution, one not to miss.

7PM – LATE – THE WHITE HORSE – After Festival Party – The now extra legendary, iconic and seminal closing Jam Session. It’s going to be beyond emotional. Again.

All Round the Town programmed events are subject to change without notice.