Manawatu Jazz & Blues Festival 2022

27th May – 6th June: Festival Programme

Friday 27th May – Jazz on Your Feet Swing Dance
7:30 -10pm with the MJC Big Swing Band

Saturday 28th May 11-8pm – Feilding Café Scene
Sunday 29th May 11-5pm – Feilding Café Scene

Saturday 4th June 11-5pm – Palmerston North Café Scene
Sunday 5th June 11-5pm – Palmerston North Café Scene

Wednesday June 1, 8.00pm – Kevin Downing’s 101 Lab Band
Featured artist: Nick Granville Organ Trio, with Nick Granville – Guitar, Michael Crawford –  Organ and Darren Mathiassen, Drums.
TICKET PRICE: ADULT $28.00 JAZZ CLUB $22.00 STUDENT $20.00

Thursday 2nd June 8.00pm – Miles n’ Chet show
follow the jazz legacy of the two great icons Miles Davis and Chet Baker, with:
Geoff Culverwell Trumpet, vocal, flute : Paul Dyne, bass : Dan Hayles, piano
Des Mallon, drums : Tippi Bevan, guitar
TICKET PRICE: ADULT $32.00 JAZZ CLUB $26.00 STUDENTS$22.00

Friday 3rd June, 8.00pm – Blues Night
BLUES BITS featuring Wayne Mason, John O’Connor, Laura Collins, Warwick Murray, Neil Billington and Julie Lamb. The band are Mike Crawford – Keyboards, Nick Granville – Guitar, Elliot Fuimaono – Bass, Richard Te One – Drums.
TICKET PRICE: ADULT $32.00 JAZZ CLUB $26.00 STUDENTS$22.00

Saturday 4th June –  High Schools Jazz Competition and Workshops.
10.00am start. Big Bands in Globe One and Combos in Globe Two.
FREE ENTRY

Saturday 4th June ( Evening) 8.00pm – the JAZZ GALA CONCERT
the Rodger Fox Big Band plays Sir DAVE DOBBYN with guest vocalist Erna Ferry

Sunday 5th June – the Big Band Bash
2.00pm start – featuring
CAPITAL CITY BIG BAND – WELLINGTON, SWAMP CITY BIG BAND – MANAWATU, WHANGANUI JAZZ ORCHESTRA, and MANAWATU JAZZ CLUB BIG BAND
TICKET PRICE: $15.00