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WEEKEND TICKET - Festival

Grab your passport to a great weekend of music with our Weekend Ticket which gives you money off all ticketed events from Friday 22 to Monday 25 May including concerts at Marine Theatre, plus a BBQ and Brunch. 

Friday 22 - Monday 25 May, all events
£115 + £5 b/f

SWEET SOUL MUSIC REVUE - Festival

Matt Carter, Leigh Coleman and Phoebe Jane combine talents in this unique concert to celebrate the sounds of sweet soul music. Matt’s super six-piece soul band and vocalists, Leigh and Phoebe, bring the danceable grooves and hook-laden tunes of the 60s and 70s bang up to date with nods to blues, gospel and funk! A great way to open the wekend's festival.

Friday 22 May, 8.30pm (doors open 8pm), Marine Theatre
£18 adv + b/f (Theatre Friends discount available)

GEORGIA VAN ETTEN - Festival

Rising star and sassy soul songstress Georgia van Etten struts her  effortless blend of jazz, blues and country in a uniquely exciting performance. With a captivating voice and clutch of killer songs, this woman nails sophisticated soul.

Love her voice - so full of texture and experience” - Jamie Cullum

Saturday 23 May: 4pm (doors 3.30pm), Marine Theatre
Tickets: £12 adv +b/f (Theatre Friends discount available)

MARTIN HARLEY (WITH FULL BAND) - Festival

Martin Harley pumps up the volume for country blues and luscious slide playing with a fully plugged-in electric foursome to deliver some of the best quality blues this side of the Mississippi. Best known for his acoustic blues roots, this is Martin Harley as you’ve never seen or heard him before. Electrifying!
“Quite simply a great live act” – Time Out London

Saturday 23 May: 8.30pm (doors 8pm), Marine Theatre
Tickets: £18 adv + b/f (Theatre Friends discount available)

FB POCKET ORCHESTRA BBQ - Festival

FB Pocket Orchestra hark back to the vibrant 20s and 30s to recreate the sounds heard in New Orleans speakeasies, Parisian cafes and on backyard porches.  In an entertaining and exhilarating show they mix jazz, blues and ragtime to perfectly capture the sounds and atmosphere of the time.

Sunday 24 May, 12.30pm (doors open 12pm), Mariners Hotel
£18 adv +b/f (£22 on the door)

DOM PIPKIN - SMOKIN' BOOGIE - Festival

Dom Pipkin is one of the UK’s best blues piano players.  “Smokin' Boogie” is his one man roller coaster show of New Orleans jazz, blues and funk. From hot jaunty ragtime to the psychedleic funk of Dr John, Dom celebrates the authentic sounds and soul of New Orleans.  
“I can’t hold a candle to this guy” – Jamie Cullum

Sunday 24 May: 4pm (doors 3.30pm), Marine Theatre
Tickets: £12 adv +b/f (Theatre Friends discount available))

DOCKSIDE LATIN ORCHESTRA - Festival

This 17-piece latin orchestra delivers hip-swivelling, finger-clicking spicy salsas, sassy sambas and mesmerising mambos. It features vocalists Indira Ramon and Elpidio Alegria, trumpeter Michel Padron and a big punchy horn section combined with pulsating latin rhythms. This is the full on sound of Afro-Cuba! 

Sunday 24 May, 8.30pm (doors open 8pm), Marine Theatre
£18 adv +b/f (Theatre Friends discount available)

ZOE GILBY TRIO BRUNCH - Festival

Jazz Vocalist of the Year, Zoe Gilby, celebrates The American Songbook and beyond in a sparkling performance at our popular jazz brunch. From cool contemporary covers to exuberant jazz standards, Zoe’s classy interpretations of Cole Porter,Thelonious Monk and Duke Ellington add verve and pulse-raising energy to old favourites.

Monday 25 May, 12.30pm (doors open 12pm), Royal Lion Hotel
£27 adv + b/f - booking essential (includes 2-course lunch)

Leigh Coleman & The Next Movement - Pre-festival special!

Leigh "soul man" Coleman effortlessly combines jazz, soul and hip-hop, accompanied by The Next Movement's banging rhythms and hot horns for an evening of funky jazz! The perfect pre-festival warm up. 
He's a soulman.....that Coleman– Betty Wright

Friday 17 April: 8pm (doors 7.30pm), Marine Theatre
Tickets: £14 advance + b/f (Theatre Friends discount available)