13 Jun 2016
He's one of our long time Festival favourites so we're not surprised that the fantastic Jools Holland and his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra has officially sold out. Tickets are also nearly sold out for the Saturday Blues Afternoon on Saturday 16 July. If you want to see Warren Haynes, Average White Band with James Taylor Quartet and Tommy Smith with Brian
08 Jun 2016
We've swinging sounds for everyone at this year's Festival, so whether you like trad, dixie or mainstream jazz put these bands on your summer festival must-see list. They sold out again last year and wowed up with their spellbinding 1920s and 30s music and costume, so we’re over the moon to have the enchanting
07 Jun 2016
The Festival presents all shades of Blues, from Mississippi to New Orleans to Memphis to Chicago. From well-known icons to new names, there is something for every Blues fan. Castro Coleman a-k-a Mr.
03 Jun 2016
From living legends to the cream of New York club scene, Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival brings the best of contemporary sounds for serious jazz fans! The Norwegian saxophonist and composer Jan Garbarek is perhaps the best known European Jazz musician of the last fifty years.
31 May 2016
The distinctive melodies, tones and style of jazz singers make them the classiest in the music industry.
18 May 2016
Meet our cover star, Bryan Carter Introducing our wunderkind cover start and drumming extraordinaire, Bryan Carter! This drumming extraordinaire started hitting the beat at only three years old, and by 11 he'd studied and played with legendary drummers Ed Thigpen, Louie Bellson and Harold Jones. After attending the Julliard School of Music in New
09 May 2016
Tickets now on sale! 170 concerts over 10 days; from serious listening to exuberant dancing, from intimate late night jams to inspiring jazz legends, this year's Festival (15-24 July) promises to be another roaring success. Click here to see our full programme and to buy tickets.