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Newcastle Jazz Festival 2019

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Wests New Lambton


New Lambton


Friday 23 August - Sunday 25 August


10:00 AM


10:00 AM


Day Passes or Weekend Passes Available



The 32nd Newcastle Jazz Festival will provide a rich variety of music, from traditional jazz, mainstream, swing, blues, contemporary, jazz orchestras and big band. Some of Australia's and the Hunter's finest musicians will provide a wide range of styles designed to cater for your every taste. The Newcastle Jazz Festival has established an enviable reputation among music fans as a regular annual event and as such, attracts people from all over Australia and New Zealand. Best to say ... don't miss it! Come along and immerse yourself in the atmosphere with over 40 bands that will deliver great entertainment over the weekend. 

The venue is the fabulous Wests Leagues Club and Bowling Club where music will be on four stage areas across the weekend. The Wests Club has a large bistro, 3 coffee shops and a number of specialty restaurants to cater for all tastes. The New Lambton village shops are a five-minute walk.

The diverse range of music includes trad, mainstream and contemporary jazz, big bands, swing and some blues, jazz vocal groups and jazz/boogie piano.  A dance floor in West’s Starlight Room will cater for those who like to move to the music.

Performers include brilliant clarinettist Andy Firth, the traditional jazz gospel with Lee Gunness, Melbourne trad group ‘The Slipdixies’ and Canberra’s ‘Zackerbilks’.  Melbourne swing group, ‘Fine Sweet and Tasty’, the world’s fastest violinist, Vov Dylan, brilliant stride pianist, Robbie Mann, entertainer extraordinaire, Ami Williamson, Blues Point Jazz Vocal Group and  ‘Let’s Dance’ the Dungeon Big Band playing swing hits, demonstrate how much choice festival patrons will have. These, as well as Newcastle and Sydney performers, will ensure a highly entertaining weekend not to be missed. 

For more information and details of all performers are on our web site: newcastlejazz.com.au

Important Ticketing Notes:

  • Children 13 and under are free and require no ticket, however they must be accompanied by an adult with a valid ticket
  • Tickets available at the venue from 3pm on Friday 23rd August 2019
  • Plus Booking Fee

View the Festival Brochure for Performance Times