Line up announced for 2019 Walthamstow Jazz Festival.
Thursday, November 08, 2018
Stephen Vitkovich has forwarded the following information regarding this event;
At Byrd Out we’re working with London Borough of Culture 2019, Waltham Forest to deliver a jazz festival that brings together legendary and cutting edge talent, with Cream drummer Ginger Baker (according to Rolling Stone Magazine one of the top 3 drummers of all time!) headlining with his Jazz Confusion outfit, as well as the effortlessly cool Django Django (“they’re capable of making music that sounds close to perfection” The Guardian), free jazz pioneer Evan Parker, Stereolab’s Laetitia Sadier, Thurston Moore, as well as up and coming acts of the scene such as Emma-Jean Thackray, Binker Golding, Elliot Galvin, Project Karnak and others (the full line-up and details of the artists below).
Walthamstow Jazz Festival in association with Adnams
Venue: Walthamstow Assembly Hall, Forest Rd, Walthamstow, London E17 4JF
Ginger Baker’s Jazz Confusion
Django Django (DJ set)
Evan Parker, John Edwards, and John Russell
Binker Golding and Elliot Galvin
Dear Earth (DJ set)
None More Records Soundsystem (DJ set)
And more TBA!
Early Bird: 100 @ £25;
First Wave: 450 @ £30;
Second Wave: 400 @ £35;
Concession (unwaged, retired, student): 100 @ £25;
Children 8-13 (must be accompanied by an adult): 50 @ £5
Byrd Out presents Walthamstow Jazz Festival 2019, in association with Adnams, bringing together legendary and cutting edge talent, with Cream drummer Ginger Baker (Rolling Stone Magazine’s top 3 drummers of all time) headlining with his Jazz Confusion outfit, as well as the effortlessly cool Django Django (“music that sounds close to perfection” The Guardian), free jazz pioneer Evan Parker, Stereolab’s Laetitia Sadier, Sonic Youth’s Thurston Moore, and rising stars such as Emma-Jean Thackray, Binker Golding, Project Karnak and others.
The festival will take place on Saturday 16 February 2019 at the beautiful Grade II Listed Walthamstow Assembly Hall, a short walk from Walthamstow Central Station and is working in partnership with Dalston’s Sodas, Perky Blenders coffee, and London Borough of Culture 2019, Waltham Forest.
Expect stellar jazz across both stages, as well as a chance to buy exclusive releases from our label friends including YAM Records, Weekertoft, Wormfood, Ecstatic Peace Library, None More Records, and Byrd Out.
JAZZ MANN FEATURES
Ian Mann enjoys the final day of the Festival and performances by Flying Machines, the Monty Alexander Trio and Bill Laurance and the WDR Big Band conducted by Bob Mintzer.
Ian Mann on a diverse day of musical performances including those of Ranjana Ghatak, Hilde Marie Holsen, Ivo Neame / Pete Wareham Duo, Trish Clowes' My Iris and the Avishai Cohen Trio.