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THIS WEEKEND

Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival, Easter Weekend (Thursday, April 18 to Monday, April 22). The 23rd festival starts with Martin Turner (ex Wishbone Ash) at the Civic Hall and runs through to  a performance by Nearly Dan at The Studio on the Monday. Other big names are: Bernie Marsden and His Band with Big Wolf Band; Tom Seals and The Tom Seals Band; the legendary blues triple bill of Robbie McIntosh and his full band, Rebecca Downes and The Chris Bevington Organisation; Cast; and Chris Helme (The Seahorses). Venues are The Civic Hall, The Crown Hotel and The Studio. Performances will also take place around Nantwich at 18 venues: The Oddfellows, The Cheshire Cat, Firenze, Nakatcha, Harrisons, The Talbot, The Bank Stage,  Residence, The White Horse, Nantwich Museum, Nantwich Methodist Church, The Bowling Green, The Red Cow, Bench and The Malbank.. Ticket hotlines: The Crown Hotel (01270 625283), Nantwich Civic Hall (01270 628633), www.nantwichjazz.com and www.ticketline.co.uk. There will be a free concert on The Square featuring Zoot Serious and A Bellyful of Bop on the Saturday from 12 noon to 3pm. On the Sunday, from 12 noon, will be Introducing Local Live Music featuring local artists.  Wristbands, which allow admission to the venues, are available on line (www.nantwichjazz.com) at 8 in advance or 9 at the festival. These are from The Crown Hotel, High Street; Nantwich Civic Hall Tourist Information Centre, Market Street, on The Square (town centre) or various venues around town. A 24-page programme giving all details of the weekend is available in Nantwich. The chosen charity for this year is The Nantwich Christie Hospital Support Group. 

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PAGE UPDATED APRIL 14

 

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Author talks about songs book, Friday, April 19, at Nantwich Book Shop and Coffee Lounge, High Street (The Square), Nantwich. To coincide with the Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival, Linda Wall, author of the "Around the World in 575 Songs" series, will be speaking. She spent more than four years gathering traditional music from all over the world, researching the life and culture of the countries, and then weaving the music in with information, stories and reflections. Tickets, at 7.50, including snacks and a 2.50 discount on the purchase of a book. Cash bar. Doors open at 6.30pm for a 7pm start. 

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