Wakefield Jazz Update 17 April 2021

In 4 weeks time you will be able to come to hear Live Jazz in Wakefield again. We shall be operating the same social distancing as we did last October. Many people commented on how safe it felt.

The first gig on 21st May will feature Wakefield’s finest in the shape of Rory Ingham, and the second welcomes back the ever popular Nicola Farnon from Sheffield.

Keep checking this website for further updates.

Please continue to help our musicians and bands, where you can

Advance Tickets only must be purchased through this website on each event page, or from our Gig Tickets page.

Doors open at 6:30 pm; music starts at 7:30 pm and we finish at 10 pm* (See gigs for additional support band start times).
Concessions: We offer a reduction of £1 for people who are of “bus pass” age, or those in receipt of state benefits, and a student or under 25’s discount of 50% of the full entry fee. Children under the age of 15 are admitted free except for “all ticket” gigs. Facilities for the disabled, wheelchair access by arrangement. If you would be willing to complete our feedback survey, please click here.

Please view and/or download our COVID-19 guidance notes for our events:
(View here or download Word doc or PDF)

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Buy tickets online, or on the door (except all ticket gigs, when indicated). Changes to band members, from those originally listed in paper programme, are coloured orange.

Spring 2021

Buy tickets on gig pages or see all tickets here

Available gigs will be shown below, as they are listed

We hope to make your visit to Wakefield Jazz as great as it always has been, but there are new
Friday 21 May 2021 Kicking off the return of live jazz to Wakefield is the ever-popular Rory Ingham with a
Friday 28 May 2021 Another firm favourite at Wakefield Jazz, singer and double bass player Nicola Farnon is returning for
Friday 4 June 2021 An enormously welcome return to Wakefield Jazz for the inimitable and uniquely popular Alan Barnes, backed
Friday 11 June 2021 Improvisation, openness and interplay will be the watchwords in this collaboration between Wakefield Jazz promoter Pete

Coming soon:



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