08 Apr 2019
This week we will be announcing some of the first names for the 2019 edition of the Festival. Please sign up to the email list below - or follow us on Facebook
26 Mar 2019
It is with great regret that we announce the passing of a member of the EJBF family, our friend Ian Napier. Ian was a wonderful soul who helped at many festivals over the past years, driving artists around and always sharing some great stories that cheered everyone up. If you would like to say good bye to Ian, the funeral will be held on Friday 5th April, at
05 Mar 2019
If you attended Thrill, The Scottish Blues Weekend or the Chinese Festival of Lanterns at St Bride's Centre, we want to know what you thought Please complete our survey: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/EJBFWinterSurvey and enter a prize draw to win two tickets to Afro Live.
01 Mar 2019
We are looking for a full time Marketing Manager and for two people to join our team to deliver the 2019 Festival. Click here for more information.
St Bride’s is transformed into an African cultural centre for a day and then intothe coolest place in downtown Lagos at night. Dance clases with the brilliant Divine Tasinda; short films presented by the Africa In Motion Festival; Lisa Williams talking about Black History in Edinburgh; and African market stalls with crafts, fashion, hairdressing, and much
14 Jan 2019
Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival launches a new annual winter Blues Festival – dedicated to the best of the Scottish Blues scene. Each year we’re going to ask a leading blues musician to select a programme and first up is Scotland’s champion of classic blues, Richard O’Donnell.
14 Jan 2019
THE FIRST EVER BLUES COURSE IN SCOTLAND aims to teach students blues playing skills and to expand their repertoire. Designed for musicians who have a command of theirinstrument, Lead tutor, Thomas Lucas, and his team of leading professionals, will use classic recordings and examples of the great blues originals to give students a strong foundation and then