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Wigan Youth Jazz Orchestra


Saturday 9th July 3:00pm Directed by Dave Little Formed in 1976 by Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council this multi-award winning band aims to train and develop the musical skills of its members through the performance of big band music from 1930’s to the present day. Over the years, WYJO has received many national and international honours, … Read more

Durham University Big Band

Durham Big Band

Saturday 9th July 12:00pm Durham University Big Band (DUBB) performs traditional and contemporary big band music in Durham and around the rest of the UK. As well as gigging regularly at university/college events and balls, the band also play at private functions and at jazz clubs in Newcastle and further afield, such as PizzaExpress Jazz … Read more

Daniel Marques Trio

Daniel Marques

Saturday 11th July 1:30pm Daniel Marques is a renowned 7 string guitar player and composer from Rio de Janeiro, and until recently was based in Berlin where he directed the Brazilian Explorative Music Festival. He has been gathering enthusiastic reviews performing internationally at guitar, jazz, world music and folk festivals. Daniel’s music is heavily based … Read more

Wigan Youth Big Band


Saturday 9th July 10:30am Wigan Youth Brass Band is one of the many ensembles supported by Wigan Music Service, which is part of the Greater Manchester Music Education Hub. The Music Service offers young musicians the chance to play in groups with other students from across the borough in a friendly and creative environment. Many … Read more