Jazz and Swing Festival Line Up Announcement

Jazz and Swing Festival Line Up Announcement

HERE IT IS! We are SO proud of our 2021 Lineup for August 20/21/22, 2021.


Taking place in venues across the town including The King’s Hall, The Pier and The Herne Bay Museum, the programme presents many FREE and affordable events for all ages to enjoy from jazz aficionados to fans of great live music. All details are also available on our
website www.hernebayjazzfestival.com.

Strictly Come Dancing superstar Tommy Blaize with support from Ronnie Scott’s regular
Kai Hoffman appears on Friday August 20th (Tickets via www.thekingshall.com).
Award-winning singer and presenter Ian Shaw singing his ‘When Bowie met Joni’ show on Saturday August 21st, alongside big band diva extraordinaire Louise Cookman with the Pe- ter Long Orchestra (Tickets via www.thekingshall.com).
We also have many performers featured for FREE at Herne Bay Pier Stage including guitarist John Etheridge, and a series of FREE outdoor concerts at the King’s Hall roof terrace stage will include EFG London Jazz Festival regular Juliet Kelly presenting her fantastic Jazz Kids Family Show.
A month-long Jazz in Herne Bay Art & History exhibition at the Seaside Museum, will be open from August 14- September 12, as well as free viewings of jazz-music-related films at the King’s Hall.
All proceeds from the three ticketed King’s Hall events will go towards supporting future festivals and community outreach projects. All other events are completely free to attend thanks to support from Canterbury City Council, Beach Creative Arts Centre, the Herne Bay Festival Charity, Jubilee Books, Goody Ales and private sponsors.
Festival Director and performer Kai Hoffman says: “We are extremely excited that our festival is putting Herne Bay on the map as a centre for musical excellence”.

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Get in touch ...

For enquiries about individual events, please contact the organisers directly using the contact details on the event page.

That's all folks!

A massive thanks to all of our visitors, sponsors, helpers, acts and contributors who took part in the 2021 festival which has now, sadly, come to an end.

We hope to welcome you back in 2022.  In the meantime, if you’d like to get in touch with the organisers for 2022 please email [email protected] or visit our Facebook page

See you in 2022!