- Tue 25 Apr 2023
For over 30 years, Bradleys have been synonymous with sponsoring their communities, whether it be charities, schools, groups or organisations. Following a successful inaugural event in 2022, Bradleys are delighted to return as sponsors for the forthcoming Jazz and Blues Festival in Sidmouth.
Four World – Class headline evening concerts are now on sale for the 2023 Sidmouth International Jazz and Blues Festival which takes place from 26 to 29 May.
Headline acts include multi – award winning American singer and saxophonist Curtis Stigers opens the festival on Friday 26 May, and you can expect to hear songs from his latest album and hit songs from his back catalogue such as ‘I Wonder Why’ and ‘Your All That Matters To Me’.
The British Acid Jazz giants, The Brand-New Heavies perform their unique blend of Jazz, Funk, and Soul on Saturday 27 May. The Heavies have lit up the UK music scene for well over two decades and have been responsible for some of the UK’s biggest R&B and Soul tracks with hits 'Never Stop, Don't Let It Go To Your Head’ and ‘Dream On Dreamer’ and others.
Blues heavyweight Chicago based Mud Morganfield performs on Sunday 28 May and if you love your Blues then this is an evening not to be missed. Mud is the son of the legendary Blues guitarist Muddy Waters who was brought up surrounded by so many of the finest musicians.
Closing the festival on Monday 29 May, is the legendary multi – award – winning British Jazz Saxophonist, OBE and CBE Courtney Pine performing his show ‘The House of Legends’ which is an exhilarating mix of Merengue, Ska, Jazz Fusion, Mento and Calypso music.
Music takes place at venues across the town with free music presented over three days on the outdoor performance stage between 27 to 29 May. You can expect to hear the absolute best Jazz, Swing, Blues, Roots, Soul, Funk, Latin, and Cuban music.FOR TICKETS AND THE FULL PROGRAMME PLEASE CLICK HERE.