Housing some of the finest jazz, funk and soul artists last year, including Sun Ra’s Arkestra, Mostly Jazz resurfaces for a second time, adding to the bill an array of talent that aims to promote fresh diversity. Appearances this year include Booker T, The Cinematic Orchestra, Birmingham Jazz Assemble and Brass Roots. There will even be a DJ set from everyone’s favourite Liverpudlian Craig Charles. Check out the Swing Meadow Stage for its spoken word performers.
Mostly Jazz – 1-3 July
Moseley Park, Birmingham
Day prices range from £28.50, weekend prices range from £77
Leftfoot Presents Main Stage
The Cinematic Orchestra
Brandt Brauer Frick
Shawn Lee’s Ping Pong Orchestra
Alternative Dubstep Orchestra
Matthew Herbert Big Band
Milestones play ‘Kind of Blue’
Andy Hamilton And The Blue Notes
Birmingham Jazz Stage
Beats & Pieces Big Band
Levi French Trio
The Steve Tromans Debop Band
Lluis Mather & Noose
Birmingham Jazz Ensemble
Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club
Smoove & Turrell
Ariya Astrobeat Arkestra
The Paris 1940s
Craig Charles DJ Set
The Atlantic Players
Keith York Quintet
Adult – Friday £28.50, Saturday £35.00, Sunday £35.00, Weekend £77.00
Children aged 12-16 (when accompanied by a paying adult):
Friday Ticket £13, Saturday Ticket £15, Sunday Ticket £15, Weekend Ticket £35
Family (two adults and two children aged 12-16):
Weekend Ticket £165
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