London Jazz Festival 2013 Is Returning to the Capital
Let us get ready for some jazz as London Jazz Festival 2013 is all set to come to the capital celebrating its 21st birthday. Challenging those who think jazz is dead, this music event delivers world-class stars and emerging artists, taking jazz to a massive audience. Get ready to make some noise, as you will find big bands performing at the various venues from 15th-24th November 2013. There will also be special film screenings and talks that will focus on different jazz styles and performers. Thousands of jazz fans and performers will gather under one roof to celebrate. Don’t you want to be a part of it?
If you are nodding to say yes, it is wise to book your tickets well ahead of time as tickets are already out and often sell fast. Also, it is advisable to look for a hotel deal in advance. Hotels near Southbank Centre fill up fast, so it’s better to book an accommodation well ahead of the event so you can exercise choice or you may end up staying in a boring B&B. Here are the 10-day event details.
Who Will Perform
This year, jazz lovers have the opportunity to enjoy live performances by sensational artists from all across the globe. A delicious fusion of Eastern and Western music, ‘Remember Shakti’ will be presented by Guitar icon John McLaughlin who will be joining hands with Zakir Hussain. Sublime pianist, Brad Mehldau’s duo project ‘Mehliana’ with drummer Mark Guiliana will also enchant the audience. Here is the detailed information.
Highlights of the Show
The opening gala is sure to leave you delighted. With Stan Sulzmann’s Neon Orchestra, Madeleine Peyroux, and Sonny Rollins, the event promises to create a buzz among the crowd. A blend of both newcomers and the top mainstays of the British jazz scene will get together to wow the audience. Southbank Centre will be the main hub, however, the shows will be held in various venues across London including Royal Albert Hall, Ronnie Scott’s, Barbican Centre, The Forge, and Artsdepot.
If you are a music lover, do not miss this exciting opportunity to enjoy the best of jazz from the top artists and emerging performers. Do not waste a moment and book your tickets and accommodation now.
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