12pm – 2pm – NANTWICH CIVIC HALL
THE SOUTH CHESHIRE GEORGE FORMBY UKELELE SOCIETY having played at every single festival this tribute society are an annual highlight of the event. Featuring an array of soloists, they are guaranteed to get your feet tapping.
12noon – 2pm – THE BANK STAGE
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.
12noon – 2pm – THE WHITE HORSE
BRIDGEWATER BLUES BAND pay homage to the blues artists from the 60’s and 70’s.
12noon – 5pm – THE CROWN HOTEL BALLROOM
THE CRY BABY SESSIONS Featuring CRY BABY & THE HOOCHIE COOCHIE BOYS – DIRK DIGGLERS BLUES REVIEW & 3 KINGS DUO. A splendid afternoon of high quality Blues.
1pm – 3pm – THE BOWLING GREEN
JANE AND THE HURRICANES A first time at Nantwich for this great five piece blues band, formed at the beginning of 2016 in Stoke on Trent.
1pm – 3pm – THE CHESHIRE CAT
CHARMAINE BAINES AND THE AFROTATION Charmaine Baines will be performing with Afrotation presenting upbeat Soul Nu-Jazz and reggae.
1pm – 3pm – FIRENZE
THE TRIGGER HOUNDS An afternoon session with this excellent trio who have a huge love for live music and getting the party in full flow. Featuring an opening acoustic set from TONY HASSALL
1pm – 3pm – THE CROWN BAR
KEVIN HASSETT’S ‘REDUX’ is a Jazz Quartet based in the North West producing accessible, entertaining jazz for thoughtful listeners.
1pm – 3pm – THE MALBANK
TRIP A three piece Rock and Roll Party Band, with a Rockabilly edge who herald from the City of Lichfield.
1pm – 3pm – RESIDENCE
PASTRY SHOES Expect a great sing-along, anything from 1940’s American Songbook standards to lively pop hits from the 60’s onwards.
1pm – 3pm – THE STUDIO
THE ZOE GREEN BAND Zoe Green Band brings its explosive set of originals and covers to the Blues Funk scene with a show that is not to be missed!
1pm – 3pm – STREET
ABBIE OZARD Talented singer guitarist studying song writing at BIMM in Manchester.
1pm – 3pm – TALBOT
GOODFELLAS BLUES BAND These Goodfellas have a wide repertoire of material comprising songs from influential blues.
2pm – 4pm – THE BANK STAGE
BOBCAT BILLY’S MOONSHINE MISSION Rockabilly in it’s purest form, driven by rockin’ rhythm and filled by simplicity.
2pm – 4pm – HARRISONS
ELECTRIC POLLEN a dynamic covers duo who will be pollinating the festival for the first time with their blues, soul and rock ‘n’ roll!!
2pm – 4pm – THE RED COW
PIG MAN aka Purcy presents his one man show of quirky edgy and hugely entertaining ragtime, blues and plain old fun music. A deft exponent of the ukelele and harmonica Pig Man is perfect entertainment for Jazzfest Sunday 🙂
2pm – 4pm – THE WHITE HORSE
MARC GALLAGHER Ukulele Player of humorous covers and heartfelt originals and with a shameless musical upbringing of Queen and NOW CD’s.
3pm – 7pm – THE CHESHIRE CAT
TONE JUNKIES We’re doubling up on The Tone Junkies this year with a four hour extravaganza of this fabulous band!
3pm – 5pm – FIRENZE
THE PEDAL TONES 3 young lads who have a huge love for live music and getting the party in full flow.
3pm – 5pm – NANTWICH METHODIST CHURCH
THE SALT CITY JAZZMEN Home grown heroes and all time supporters of the Nantwich Festival.
3pm – 5pm – RESIDENCE
THE EMMA JONSON TRIO The brilliant boogie-woogie pianist Emma Jonson brings her trio to Nantwich for a second time!
3pm – 5pm – THE STUDIO
THE HEXMEN Founded in the 1970s by harmonica player and vocalist George Hexman. they bring a blend of Old School British Blues with an Indie edge.
3pm – 5pm – STREET
CALLUM JOSEPH WRIGHT Callum is well known on the local music scene, is from Nantwich and has been described as having endless amounts of original talent.
4pm – 6pm – THE BANK STAGE
ELVIS FONTENOT AND THE SUGARBEES Cajun, Zydeco, Swamp ‘n’ Roll from the bayous of Staffordshire. Expect an infectious and danceable good time.”
4pm – 6pm – THE CROWN HOTEL BAR
LUCY LOCKWOOD a vibrant and exuberant Jazz and Blues vocalist, performs with her band.
4pm – 6pm – THE WHITE HORSE
SHAKERMAKER Festival favourites, this local covers band have performed gigs at The Cavern in Liverpool and The Hard Rock Café over the last 12 months.
5pm – 7pm – THE BOWLING GREEN
TRACES OF NUTZ Traces of Nutz are delighted to be back at the Nantwich Jazz, Blues & Music Festival, and looking forward to meeting old friends.
5pm – 7pm – FIRENZE
THE DANS Fantastic covers from Dan (vocals) Al (Bass) Nick (Guitar) Sam (Drums) embracing Rock, Funk, Blues & Pop. Always a good night when The Dans are on board playing a mix to entertain everybody.
5pm – 7pm – THE RED COW
TOFTIE AND BENNETT An Acoustic Duo inspired by a mutual desire to produce quality, diverse and well crafted music suited to all audiences.
5pm – 7pm – RESIDENCE
FUNKY GROOVERS Dave Hopkins on Sax and Ian Stopes on Guitar lead the band in covers of 70s and 80s floor fillers. New to the festival and well worth a gander !!!!
5pm – 7pm – THE STUDIO
WAYNE & THE HAIRY PEACHES A five piece with a difference, classics from the 50s through to the present day, performed with a twist that has to be seen and heard to be believed.
5pm – 7pm – THE TALBOT
DR T-BONE fusing jazz, R’n’B and even funk influences. The band has been up and rocking at venues in Cheshire and North Wales.
5pm – 7pm – THE MALBANK
THE V are a band that play an eclectic mix of songs performing numbers to suit every member of the audience. A fun, energetic band that enjoy a bit of banter with the crowd.
6pm – 8pm – THE BANK STAGE
ARCADIA ROOTS Reggae, Dub, Dance, Blues, all that and more. Arcadia Roots are a 4-Piece ‘earthy’ dance band that combine world, reggae and rock music to create a very unique & captivating sound.
6pm – 8pm – THE CROWN HOTEL BALLROOM
GRUMPY MULE BLUES BAND ThIS fabulous Band play kickass electric and harp blues from the Delta to the British blues explosion of the 60s.
6pm – 8pm – HARRISONS
THE START Must see local covers band The Start playing songs by the bands you love to dance to. Go and see them, you will not be disappointed!
6pm – 8pm – STREET
BAXTER Hayley Strangelove and Paul Senior are the legendary Baxter , with a set of almost disturbingly quirky covers they entertain fantastically !!!!
6pm – 8pm – THE WHITE HORSE
MALPRACTICE This Feelgood inspired 4 piece are playing the festival for the 3rd year running. Expect 70’s R&B, Blues and RnR played with a pre punk sensibility. Tracks from Wilko , Muddy, Howlin , Bo and Rory with a large slice of Eddie, Gerry, Little Dick and Elvis. This is what pub rock sounded like in 1975..
7.30pm – 9.30pm – THE CHESHIRE CAT
THE PEDAL TONES A quick dash across Welsh row for 3 young lads who have a huge love for live music and getting the party in full flow.
7pm – 9pm – FIRENZE
TRIP A quick “Trip” across town (see what we did there) for this 3 piece Rock and Roll Party Band, with a Rockabilly edge who herald from the City of Lichfield.
7pm – 11pm – THE CROWN HOTEL BAR
THE NICK STEED BAND Nick Steed is a freelance keyboardist, piano/vocalist based in Stockport and will be bringing along his band to present a fantastic evening in The Crown Hotel Bar.
7pm – 9pm – RESIDENCE
BRASS MONKEES A 9 piece band with a big, big sound playing Soul Motown and modern pop classics it’s party time at the Residence.
7pm – 9pm – THE STUDIO
THE JOHN COLINS BAND Massive Festival favourites and rightly so. A band that plays the music you love, and we love because we keep asking them back.
8pm – 10pm – THE BANK STAGE
DELTA WAVE Formed from the ashes of popular local bands Innuendo, The Resistance, Bedlam to name but a few, you could call The Delta Waves a local 5-piece supergroup.
9pm – 11pm – THE BOWLING GREEN
HOLLIE VEE & THE HUBKAPS Hollie and her Hubkaps will be rocking the joint with some Lo-fi, Rock n Soul & Rockabilly!!
9pm – 11pm – THE CROWN HOTEL BALLROOM
BLUE CARTEL A four piece Blues/Funk/ Soul band. Expect an entertaining evening of quality live music, brought to you by performers that love to play live.
9pm – 11pm – RESIDENCE
SHAKERMAKER This local popular covers band perform in a way that is guaranteed to get the joint REALLY pumping it soon becomes clear that the guys are passionate about what they do !
9pm – 11pm – THE STUDIO
SWaY perform well known songs covering the past four decades from The Beatles to Elvis, right up to Kaiser Chiefs and Snow Patrol.
9pm – 11pm – THE WHITE HORSE
ARTIZAN Formed to bring a high octane rock show to the local scene….playing popular anthems from the likes of Bon Jovi Fleetwood Mac Stereophonics ACDC … The list goes on!!