“Thank you so much for a fabulous afternoon! So many very happy faces in the hall!
Rebecca Smith – Cheriton Fitzpaine ‘Jazz in the Afternoon’
Rebecca Smith – Cheriton Fitzpaine ‘Jazz in the Afternoon’
Owing to other music projects and professional commitments we turn down more gigs than we play, so please, if you are planning a function, festival or fun-day, let us know as soon as possible!
“Super evening's music...judging by the crowds.” Bude Jazz Festival
20th JANUARY - The Waffle House, Really looking forward to playing at this new and vibrant community enterprise.
First Floor, Trinity House, Trinity Square, Axminster EX13 5AP
18th MARCH - Stoke Gabriel Community Concerts -
Stoke Gabriel Parish Church, 7.30pm. Nice to be invited to play for this established community music group.
25th MARCH - Private Function
4th APRIL - Kingsbridge Jazz Club. Wanted to play for this well established club for ages so a very welcome booking. Crabshell Quay, Embankment Rd, Kingsbridge TQ7 1JZ
23rd APRIL - Dalwood Jazz - Back again at one of our absolute favourite gigs. Note that it is now in the village hall not The Tuckers Arms and is an afternoon slot. 3.00pm Dalwood, EX13 7HU
12th MAY - Ilminster Arts Centre - Another venue we have been looking forward to playing for ages. The Meeting House, East Street, Ilminster, Somerset TA19 0AN
9th JULY - Exeter Quay - 12.30 - 3.30 One of our regular and favourite gigs of the year. An afternoon of jazz, with plenty of hooch and great food available...and the sun always shines!
22nd JULY - PRIVATE FUNCTION
9th AUGUST - Dalwood Music Day - Dalwood Church, 11.30-1.30 The regular music day back in full swing, organised by the unstoppable Tina Mackenney!
16th AUGUST - Gordon's Jazz Club - Uffculme, details to follow. Great to be invited to this long-running club.
28th AUGUST - Lustleigh Show. The biggest and the best of all the Dartmoor shows and a brilliant day out. Not to be missed. 'Showtime Stage' 1.00pm-1.45pm. Head across the moor to Lustleigh and it's signposted but leave plenty of time, the turnout is huge.
29th AUGUST - Bude Jazz Festival - back again for the first of two gigs this year at this long established festival. Details to follow.
1st SEPTEMBER - Bude Jazz Festival - the second of our gigs at this year's festival. One of the best trad festivals in the UK. Don't miss it! Details to follow.
“…the feedback from your evening at Cossington in June was so positive…” Cossington Jazz
April 1st - Bridport-St. Vaast Twinning Association. Invitation only.
April 2nd - TCAT - (Tiverton Community Arts Theatre) Back at this smashing theatre. Tickets: https://tivertontheatre.com/ and The Busy Bee, 25 Fore Street, Tiverton, EX16 6LZ, 07443 502523.
April 16th - Dalwood Jazz - details to follow
April 20th - Gordons Jazz Club - Magelake Pavilion, Uffculme. EX15 3DP First time at this long established and highly regarded club.
7th May - Dart Music Festival - details to follow.
28th May - Private function.
5th June - Exmouth Festival - 3.00pm details to follow
24th July - Exeter Quay - one of our absolute favourite afternoons of the year. The weather is always great, there's food and hooch, and a wonderful happy vibe. No doubt the Lindy Hoppers will make an appearance as usual!
31st July - Anran Fest - details to follow
29th August - Lustleigh Festival - 1.00pm This is undoubtedly the best of the festivals that happen all over Dartmoor. Beautiful village, fantastic setting, lovely people. Can't wait.
30th August - Bude Jazz Festival - After two years' cancellations let's hope this great traditional jazz festival gets back to normal! 8.00pm, 'Upstairs' (above Boots)20 Belle Vue, Bude, EX23 8JL.
3rd September - Private function
10th September - intoBodmin - details to follow
3rd December - Magdalen Road Christmas Fair - Exeter funfest street fair and market. Always a great vibe.
CANCELLED - 8th May - Dart Music Festival - Details to follow. Times announced pre-festival. Check website for details: http://www.dartmusicfestival.co.uk/ Free entry. At last we get to play this festival which has always previously clashed with other bookings. Very pleased to get there finally!
17th June - Marine Theatre, Lyme Regis. Lyme Regis, DT7 3QB
7:30pm This venue has been on our 'want' list since the band started and the stars have aligned at last. By everyone's definition one of the best venues in the south west. https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/jazz-jurassica/t-lpeaoj
10th July - Ashburton Arts Centre, 15 West Street, Ashburton, Devon, TQ13 7DT 7.30pm. Our first visit to this brilliant venue which has such a busy, vibrant community of music lovers.
18th July - Exeter Quay - 12.30 - 3.30 One of our regular and favourite gigs of the year. An afternoon of jazz, with plenty of hooch and great food available...and the sun always shines!
1st August - Speakeasy Jazz Club - Clarence House, 139 High St, Portishead BS20 6PY Outside in the garden if the weather is good. What could be better than a summer's afternoon with jazz and hooch?
15th August- Exeter Quay - 12.30 - 3.30 Playing in this great setting for the second time this year. Just the best way to spend an afternoon.
28th August - Exeter Street Arts Festival - Main Stage nr. Debenhams 12.00-1.00. Great all day event back at last with things happening through the whole city.
29th August - ANRÁN FEST - Tidwell Farm, TQ137LY We're playing on the Sunday of this two day festival 7.00-8.00 Tickets available here:
30th August - Lustleigh Village Show - CANCELLED We don't play many of these kinds of events any more but couldn't resist the invitation to a summer's afternoon at this highly popular show in a magical setting on the moor. 1.00pm.
30th August - Private Event
3rd September - Bude Jazz Festival CANCELLED London House -35 The Strand EX23 8RA Bude. Asked back to play 2 sessions this year but we just couldn't get the dates to work, so it's a big Friday night out instead.
12th September - Chudleigh Arts Festival - The Orchard Cafe and Gardens is in the Old Pottery Court, beautiful outdoor setting. Great to be back at this festival after it's first event last year.
Ticket request form here: http://kickline.co.uk/chudleigh-arts-festival/
18th September - TCAT (Tiverton Community Arts Theatre) CANCELLED Back again at this smashing theatre. Tickets: https://tivertontheatre.com/ and The Busy Bee, 25 Fore Street, Tiverton, EX16 6LZ, 07443 502523.
20th November - Cossington Hall - Trivetts Way, Cossington, Bridgwater, Somerset TA7 8JN Return visit to this venue which has been promoting all kinds of jazz for so many years. SOLD OUT
27th November - intoBodmin - The Old Library, 10 Lower Bore Street, Bodmin, PL31 2JX A new venue for us and very much looking forward to it.
18th December - Pinhoe - South West Lindy Hoppers. Details to follow.
7th February - Dartmoor Whisky Distillery - it's the first bottling launch party so we're honoured to be asked. Good news...we get a taste! Bad news...no tickets, as it's by invitation only.
19th April - 'Best of the West' Jazz Weekend - 3.00pm, St. Audries Bay Holiday Club, West Quantoxhead, Somerset. Delighted to be invited to take part in this event organised by jazz legend John Shillito. CANCELLED
16th May - Dart Music Festival - The Guildhall, Victoria Road, Dartmouth, TQ6 9RY - times announced pre-festival. Check website for details: http://www.dartmusicfestival.co.uk/ Free entry. At last we get to play this festival which has always previously clashed with other bookings. Very pleased to get there finally! CANCELLED
29th May - South Molton Jazz Club - The George Hotel - 1 Broad Street South Molton, EX36 3AB We're back to this great little club which we have missed for a couple of years. Book early as usually a sell-out. Tickets £10 available via the website: www.southmoltonjazzclub.com or direct from The George. CANCELLED
13th June - Barnstaple Diversity Festival - CANCELLED - timings changed and some of us already booked for the afternoon.
20th June - Tuckers Jazz Club - CANCELLED - Tucker Arms, Dalwood, Axminster EX13 7EG Great pub...great club! Always a delight to get asked back and standing-room only on our previous visits so get booked early!
25th & 26th July - Anran Fest - CANCELLED Delighted to be asked to play 2 days on the inaugural occasion of what promises to be a unique and very special festival. Watch out for details. ANRAN @ Tidwell Farm, Ashburton, Devon, TQ13 7LY
2nd August 2020 - The Quay, Exeter - CANCELLED - 12.30 - 3.30 One of our regular and favourite gigs of the year. An afternoon of jazz, with plenty of hooch and great food available...and the sun always shines!
29th August - Exeter Street Arts Festival - CANCELLED 12.00 on the Princesshay stage. Great to see this event going ahead.
Sidholme Music Room - CANCELLED Sidholme Hotel, Elysian Fields Vicarage Rd, Sidmouth EX10 8UJ. A privilege to play at this unique and spectacular venue and hopefully we will raise significant funds to help towards the restoration of this splendid building. Ticket details to follow.
31st August - Lustleigh Show - CANCELLED we don't play many of these kinds of events any more but couldn't resist the invitation to a summer's afternoon at this highly popular show in a magical setting on the moor. 1.00pm.
13th September - Chudleigh Arts Festival. 7.00pm. Orchard Cafe & Gardens, Fore St. Chudleigh TQ13 0HX www.orchardcafe.co.uk
4th September - Bude Jazz Festival - CANCELLED - asked back to play 2 sessions this year but we just couldn't get the dates to work, so it's a big Friday night out instead. Details to follow.
17th October - TCAT (Tiverton Community Arts Theatre) CANCELLED Back again at this smashing theatre. Tickets: https://tivertontheatre.com/ and The Busy Bee, 25 Fore Street, Tiverton, EX16 6LZ, 07443 502523.
12th December - Cossington Hall Jazz Evening, - CANCELLED Trivetts Way, Cossington, Bridgwater, Somerset TA7 8JN Return visit to this venue which has been promoting all kinds of jazz for so many years.