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We are delighted to let you know that we will be announcing the programme on Tuesday 1st May - in the afternoon

Launch Date Set: 1 May 2018
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MOBO-winning, singer Zara McFarlane returns with songs from her head-turning album “Arise” released on Gilles Peterson’s Brownswood Records. She blends the deep spiritual jazz of Pharoah Sanders with dub and reggae whilst her Nina Simone and Cassandra Wilson connections are audible.

Arise for Zara McFarlane
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From Idaho come a band who make the oldest American string band traditions sound fresh and new and relevant. “The jugband tradition is alive and more than well – they bring a punky, spunky spirit to the blues and old-time” (The Herald).

Introducing Hillfolk Noir
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Playing at George Square Spiegeltent this year - a legendary live-act with an all-guns-blazing brass attack “trafficking in a free-flowing blend of jazz, hip-hop and Afrobeat, the group can resemble the world's funkiest marching band one minute, an unhinged New Orleans funeral procession the next” (Los Angeles Times).

Hypnotic Brass Ensemble
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We announce another band who will be appearing at the Festval, this year. "Enough spark to raise the dead!” (Folkworld). The Americans are masters of theirEnough spark to raise the dead!” (Folkworld). The Americans are masters of their chosen music: the classic jazz of the 1920s and 30s: from New Orleans to swing.

The California Feetwarmers are back
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We’re rolling out the red carpet for piano royalty, as the amazing Stephanie Trick and husband Paolo Alderighi return for some stunning piano virtuosity. Stephanie a classically trained pianist is now one of the leading exponents of stride piano. While Paolo is one of Italy’s foremost jazz pianists.

Stephanie Trick and Paolo Alderighi
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