45 Supreme events over 6 days
The 2013 Woollaston Jazz and Blues Festival celebrates its 22nd birthday with a 6 day musical party! Music in parks, in bars on Nelson’s city streets and events right across the Tasman region to Golden Bay. Over 45 events equals a summer feast of jazz and blues in one of the most beautiful locations on the planet!
The festival kicks off with the Classic Hits Jazz & Blues in Fairfield Park Concert on Tuesday 1 January, featuring: Catherine Wells Quartet from Christchurch, MINT, Jasper, and One Vibe playing a mix of contemporary jazz, funk and roots reggae jazz.
Look out for the Woollaston Estates Gala Concert on Thursday 3 January featuring Jennine Bailey and her stellar band with a tribute to Ella Fitzgerald.
Not to be missed will be the two concerts at The Boathouse -
Blues at the Boathouse on Thursday 3 January featuring Darren Watson & Guests
Charlotte Jane and JazzLab from Australiaplaying the music of Freddy Hubbard on Friday 4 January.
No matter what music you are into there is something in the programme for everyone ... click those fingers and get into the groove.
We have a great mix of national and local acts this year. Click here to find out who’s performing . . .
It's going to be a full on 6 days!
Click here to find out where and when your favourite bands are performing.
We’ve made it easy for you to book ahead and secure your seats. Click here to find out how.
Check out our Festival Programme online. Click here for theprogramme.
Once again the Nelson Jazz Club is proud to welcome you to another great festival of jazz and blues. After small beginnings 22 years ago the festival has grown to be one of New Zealand’s iconic music events.
Along with our visiting jazz stars we are featuring the best of local bands in this year’s
The programme is full of surprises. There’s nothing like live music. Have a great time at the festival!
Mike McElhinney, President Nelson Jazz Club