One of the biggest jazz festivals in Europe, the Glasgow International Jazz Festival is back for another fully packed weekend at the end of June.
Back once again for it’s 29th year, the Glasgow Jazz Festival is going to be bigger than ever in 2015 with performers travelling from all over the world to join us in Glasgow. Already a major part of Glasgow’s thriving entertainment scene, the Jazz Festival has seen significant growth each year – attracting jazz lovers from all over the world.
The full programme for 2015 has still to be announced. Headliners announced for the 2014 Glasgow Jazz Festival included Courtney Pine’s acclaimed House of Legends, Martin Taylor, Neil Cowley Trio featuring tracks from their latest album, Jazz Jamaica, Jacqui Dankworth & Todd Gordon: The Frank & Ella Show and the Scottish Premiere performances of Brazilian bandolin player Hamilton de Holanda.
Glasgow has always prided itself in bringing some of the world’s top players to the City, including Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Oscar Peterson and Ray Charles. For almost 30 years, the Jazz Festival has been headlining musicians from a wide range of musical styles, and this year will be showcasing more than ever before.
The line up for 2014 included over 30 acts, with more fringe acts than you could count. A full list of acts can be found on the Glasgow Jazz Festival website which includes details of venues and where you can buy your tickets for each gig.