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The 2020 & 2021 Watford Jazz Junction editions could not take place. But, it's full steam with our next festival that runs 19-22 May 2022.

 

We'll still have Emma Smith, Shri, and our fabulous free fringe to include John Etheridge & other special guests, plus we'll add in the the National Youth Jazz Orchestra big band, Jelly Cleaver, Archipelago, Sam Sharp, Adrian Cox, Georgina Jackson, Tomorrow's Warriors and loads more. Full programme will be announced January 2022.
 
Meanwhile, we've got other gigs & concerts going on including 2 fabulous concerts on 30 October 2021 and 12 February 2022. See below.

Stay connected and thank you for your ongoing support.

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2021 LINE-UP

*CANCELLED DUE TO COVID*

SHRI

DRUM THE BASS

 EMMA SMITH

A PORTRAIT OF ELLA

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PLUS

DJ STYLE-IST / CHRIS INGHAM QUARTET / NATIONAL YOUTH JAZZ ORCHESTRA / PURCELL SCHOOL FOR YOUNG MUSICIANS / ST ALBANS MODERN JAZZ QUARTET / THE TEN BELLS RAG BAND AND MANY MORE...

 

Next year's line-up will be announced in January 2022

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FESTIVAL TICKETS
19-22 MAY 2022 
ON SALE FROM 1 JAN 2022

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • A PORTRAIT OF CANNONBALL WITH THE TONY KOFI QUINTET
    12 Feb 2022, 19:30
    Watford Pump House Theatre, 5 Local Board Rd, Watford WD17 2JP, UK
    Acclaimed saxophonist Tony Kofi brings the explosive music of Julian ‘Cannnonball’ Adderley to Watford
  • GALA CONCERT WITH SHRI SRIRAM & NYJO
    19 May 2022, 19:30
    Watford Palace Theatre, 20 Clarendon Rd, Watford WD17 1JZ, UK
    Our opening night gala concert at the Watford Palace Theatre starring the acclaimed talents of Shri Sriram featuring Dennis Rollins MBE, the National Youth Jazz Orchestra featuring Tim Garland and special guests the Ilario Ferrari Trio.
  • BEAT MAKERS: PERCUSSION WORKSHOP WITH GEORGE DOUBLE
    20 May 2022, 16:00 – 17:00
    The Purcell School, The Purcell School, Aldenham Road, Bushey WD23 2TS, UK
    Watch a drumming masterclass with renowned jazz drummer George Double. Young musicians from Purcell and across the county will pick-up tips and techniques from George, in what is guaranteed to be a fun and interactive event open to all.
  • JAZZ STEPS AROUND OXHEY VILLAGE
    22 May 2022, 13:00 – 23:30
    Villiers Road, Villiers Rd, Oxhey, Watford WD19, UK
    The final event of our 2022 festival, this will be a free all day fringe event for all the family across the pubs of Oxhey Village. Featuring more than a dozen gigs, this walking-friendly musical tour will get all toes tapping to jazz, blues and more.
 
 

WATFORD JAZZ JUNCTION

CONNECT WITH SOMETHING NEW

A family-friendly festival celebrating the very best of local talent and musicians from further afield.

 

The Watford Jazz Junction is founded as a community interest company with inclusion, mental well-being and live music at our core.

We believe music connects us all.

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ACCOMMODATION

A SPECIAL 2022 FESTIVAL RATE

We're delighted that Hilton London Watford will be offering special rates during the festival period. Come back in January 2022 to book!

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