Music – Jazz, Blues, Folk, World

Thursday, June 22, 8pm.

GORDON GILTRAP PLUS SPECIAL GUEST CARRIE MARTIN, ROOTS AROUND THE WORLD, ST JOHN’S CHAPEL, ST JOHN’S STREET, CHICHESTER, PO19 1RU.

With over 40 years in the music business, 25 solo and many collaborative albums to his credit, Gordon Giltrap is one of the UK’s most respected guitarists. “One of the best acoustic guitar players in the world… his concerts and playing are breathtaking. He’s also very witty” – Ritchie Blackmore, Deep Purple. Tickets £15. Disabled access.

 

Friday, June 23, 7.45pm.

CJC 25th ANNIVERSARY ALL-STARS, CHICHESTER JAZZ CLUB, PALLANT SUITE, SOUTH PALLANT, CHICHESTER, PO19 1SY.

Chichester Jazz Club celebrates its 25th anniversary with a star-studded band featuring the return of some of the musicians who have entertained at the club in this landmark season. Look out for Alan Barnes, Tommaso Starace, Dave O’Higgins, Gabriel Garrick, Michele Di Toro, Matt Ridley and Winston Clifford. Tickets £15. Disabled access.

 

Saturday, June 24, 6.30pm.

GUITARS IN THE GARDEN, WEST DEAN GARDENS RESTAURANT, WEST DEAN, CHICHESTER, PO18 0RX.

Guitars in the Garden play café music – a genre from Bach to blues, Django to contemporary, which is often interspersed with improvisation and voice. The venue is the lovely restaurant garden of West Dean, with beautiful views of the Downs. The restaurant will be open for food and drink. Tickets £8. Disabled access.

Sunday, June 25, 1pm.

CHORO! TRADITIONAL BRAZILIAN MUSIC, THE CHORÕES, ST JOHN’S CHAPEL, ST JOHN’S STREET, CHICHESTER, PO19 1UR.

The Chorões are an ensemble from the Royal College of Music who specialise in traditional Brazilian music called Choro. Drawing on samba and classical music, Choro emerged in the late-19th century. This quartet of clarinet, guitar, cavaquinho (Brazilian ukulele) and pandeiro (Brazilian tambourine) will transport you through Choro’s Rio history. Tickets £10. Disabled access.

Sunday, June 25, 2.30pm.

STUART ROSE – CONTEMPORARY FOLK & WORLD MUSIC, CHICHESTER INN, 38 WEST STREET, CHICHESTER, PO19 1RP.

Australian singer-songwriter, instrumentalist and composer Stuart Rose will be presenting an intimate concert of predominantly original contemporary folk, jazz and world music. Acclaimed for the warmth and richness of his music. A wondrous afternoon of beautiful songs and sensational instrumentals, with accompaniment including guitars, bouzouki, flutes and didgeridoo. Tickets £5. Disabled access.

Sunday, June 25, 7.30pm.

PLASTIKES KAREKLES GREEK BAND, ST JOHN’S CHAPEL, ST JOHN’S STREET, CHICHESTER, PO19 1UR.

Plastikes Karekles return. This internationally-acclaimed Greek bouzouki band bring beautiful melodies and exciting rhythms with their very human songs of everyday life expressing love and humour and also the yearning, pain and suffering of the people brought about by war, poverty and exile. Tickets £12; students and children £6. Disabled access.

Tuesday, June 27, 4.30pm.

GUITARS IN THE GARDEN, ST MARTIN’S ORGANIC CAFÉ, ST MARTIN’S LANE, CHICHESTER, PO19 1NP.

Guitars in the Garden is comprised of guitarists Mitch Callow and John Mason and guest vocalist Anda Moore. They play café music, a genre from Bach to blues, Django to contemporary, which is often interspersed with improvisation. Venue is the walled garden of St Martin’s Café. Tickets include a hot drink. Tickets £8. Disabled access.

 

Thursday, June 29, 7.30pm.

POETRY & JAZZ CAFÉ WITH FRIEDA HUGHES, EDES HOUSE, WEST STREET, CHICHESTER, PO19 1RW.

Acclaimed poet Frieda Hughes and the Jamie Leeming Trio with Emily Dankworth entertain and inspire. Frieda will read from her brilliant collection of poems and paintings, Alternative Values. Enjoy a delightful mix of words and music with complimentary home-made cake in the splendid setting of grade I listed Edes House. Tickets £15 includes cake. Disabled access.

Tuesday, July 4, 4.30pm.

GUITARS IN THE GARDEN, ST MARTIN’S ORGANIC CAFÉ, ST MARTIN’S LANE, CHICHESTER, PO19 1NP.

Guitars in the Garden is comprised of guitarists Mitch Callow and John Mason and guest vocalist Anda Moore. They play café music, a genre from Bach to blues, Django to contemporary, which is often interspersed with improvisation. Venue is the walled garden of St Martin’s Café. Tickets include a hot drink. Tickets £8. Disabled access.

 

Friday, July 7, 5-11pm.

PRIORY PARK FESTIVAL – THE ECLECTIC WEEKEND, PRIORY PARK, CHICHESTER, PO19 1NS.

The legendary Georgie Fame tops the bill on opening night of the festival featuring The Soul of Santana, Nic Saunders trio and La Havana Jazz cafe in the music marquee, with world-famous harmonica star Johnny Mars, young Chichester jazzers and the brilliant Deborah Bonham Band featuring Chris Farlowe. Tickets £30; students and under-18s £15; under-11s free. Disabled access.

Saturday, July 8, 1-11pm.

PRIORY PARK FESTIVAL – THE ECLECTIC WEEKEND SATURDAY, PRIORY PARK, CHICHESTER, PO19 1NS.

The big names are out on Saturday night with Stranglers star Hugh Cornwell, 90s hit makers The Christians, Brit Pop’s Dodgy, The Bog Rolling Stones, Heath, Station 47, Seeker and Nos Miseri Homines. Music to suit all tastes with some great songs and fab food and drink galore in the Park. Tickets £35; students and under-18s £17.50; under-11s free. Disabled access.

 

Saturday, July 8, 7.30pm.

ROB JOHNSTON IN CONCERT, OXMARKET CENTRE OF ARTS, ST ANDREWS COURT, OFF EAST STREET, CHICHESTER, PO19 1YH.

Rob Johnston returns to the Festival this year with his unique blend of stunning instrumental acoustic guitar and songs and a new album. A truly-original player, Rob also uses digital effects, looping technology and even guitar percussion in his music.  This is cutting-edge contemporary guitar playing. Not to be missed. Tickets £8.50; seniors and students £7.50; children £6.50. Disabled access.

Sunday, July 9, 1-9.30pm.

PRIORY PARK FESTIVAL –THE ECLECTIC WEEKEND, PRIORY PARK, CHICHESTER, PO19 1NS.

Family fun day in the Park with Tony Christie, the songs of Abba, S Club to dance to and the Jim Cregan band to rock out to, plus the Chichester Music Academy and special attractions including family comedians, side shows, Spirit FM Family Disco and the Youth Jazz band. Tickets £35; students and under-18s £17.50; under-11s free. Disabled access.

Sunday, July 9, 6.30pm.

GUITARS IN THE GARDEN, WEST DEAN GARDENS RESTAURANT, WEST DEAN, PO18 0RX.

Guitars in the Garden play café music, a genre from Bach to blues, Django to contemporary, which is often interspersed with improvisation and voice. The venue is the lovely restaurant garden of West Dean, with beautiful views of the Downs. The restaurant will be open for food and drink. Tickets £8. Disabled access.

Tuesday, July 11, 4.30pm.

GUITARS IN THE GARDEN, ST MARTIN’S ORGANIC CAFÉ, ST MARTIN’S LANE, CHICHESTER, PO19 1NP.

Guitars in the Garden is comprised of guitarists, Mitch Callow, John Mason and guest vocalist Anda Moore. They play café music, a genre from Bach to blues, Django to contemporary, which is often interspersed with improvisation. Venue is the walled garden of St Martin’s Café. Tickets include a hot drink. Tickets £8. Disabled access.

 

Friday, July 14, 7.30pm.

MARTIN CARTHY, ROOTS AROUND THE WORLD, ASSEMBLY ROOM, CHICHESTER CITY COUNCIL, THE COUNCIL HOUSE, NORTH STREET, CHICHESTER, PO19 1LQ.

Martin Carthy is arguably the greatest English folk song performer, writer, collector and editor of them all.  For more than 40 years he has been one of folk music’s greatest innovators. His skill, stage presence and natural charm have won him many admirers and his trailblazing musical partnerships have resulted in more than 40 albums.Tickets £15. Disabled access.

Saturday, July 15, 7pm.

VIVA PZAZZ, PZAZZ SINGERS, ASSEMBLY ROOM, NORTH STREET, CHICHESTER, PO19 1LQ.

Welcome to PZAZZ, a modern singing group based at St Richard’s Hospital,  Chichester. During our first year, we have performed three concerts and created a flash mob supporting the Love Your Hospital Charity. With Marc Yarrow, our talented musical director, we promise a fun, uplifting, feel-good concert especially for you. Tickets £10. Disabled access.

 

Sunday, July 16, 3pm (picnics from 1.30pm).

SHE’KOYOKH KLEZMER AND BALKAN BAND, AMICI CONCERTS, HALNAKER PARK COTTAGE, FAR END OF PARK LANE, HALNAKER, NEAR CHICHESTER, PO18 0QH.

Touring their fourth album First Dance on Second Avenue, a journey across Eastern Europe and beyond, She’Koyokh starts out in 1950s New York and finishes up in a Turkish sauna, via Romanian mountains and Serbian villages, featuring klezmer, virtuosic Balkan dances and soulful songs from Albania, Armenia and Bulgaria. Parking available. Bring low chairs for picnics and concert. Tickets £17 (£18.50 on the door) including glass of wine; under-25s £10; under ten years free at the gate if dry weather. Disabled access.

 

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