The northern region is host to a growing number of jazz weekends and festivals.
You can also check out the Northern Online broadcasts.
Many of the established festivals feature artists from the wide spectrum of jazz and improvised music. They add to the wealth of jazz on offer in Yorkshire and The Humber.
Key: Coming up | Past | 2020 | To be confirmed
Liverpool International Jazz Festival 21-24 February 2019 (facebook page)
The Capstone Theatre
Great North Big Band Jazz Festival 1-3 March 2019
Gateshead International Jazz Festival 20-22 March 2020
Ribble Valley Jazz & Blues Festival 2-6 may 2019
Darlington Jazz Festival 4-6 May 2018 (facebook page)
Southport Festival 11-13 May 2018
Manchester Jazz Festival 23-27 May 2019
Jazz & Blues Festival Newcastle 24-27 May 2019
Grassington Festival 21-29 June 2019
Wigan International Jazz Festival 11-14 July 2019
Burton Agnes Hall Jazz and Blues Festival 12-14 July 2019
Hull Jazz Festival 19-20 July 2019
JazzLeeds Festival – 18-21 July 2019 – with a fringe festival taking place during the week before at jazz venues throughout the city.
Ilkley Jazz Festival 14-18 August 2019
Village Jazz Festival Leeds in Chapel Allerton, Leeds 26 August – 1 September 2019
Lancaster Jazz Festival 11-15 September 2019
Scarborough Jazz festival 20-22 September 2019 (17th Year)
Marsden Jazz Festival 11-13 October 2019
Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival 15-24 November 2019
Various times of year
International Jazz Festival Organization 15 Leading Jazz Festivals Worldwide