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Matt Carmichael playing saxophone

Festival Pass

5th July 2021 | 17:00 | 0 min
Online £40
Get access to all 42 online concerts, plus a host of free content with our 'Jazz for Kids' and 'Jazz Around the World' series for just £40!
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Sandy Tweeddale playing guitar

Sandy Tweeddale Band Unplugged + Lyndon Anderson

16th July 2021 | 14:00 | 60 min
Online Event £10
A special set to open this year’s festival!
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Sandy Tweeddale playing guitar

Sandy Tweeddale Band Unplugged + Lyndon Anderson

16th July 2021 | 14:00 | 60 min
Assembly Roxy £20
A special set to open this year’s festival!
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Laura Macdonald

Women in Jazz Roundtable

16th July 2021 | 16:00 | 60 min
Online £40
A Festival Pass exclusive. Featuring Laura MacDonald, Zoe Rahman, Helena Kay, Seonaid Aitken, Georgia Cecile, Sue McKenzie and Ali Affleck
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Laura Macdonald with saxophone

Laura Macdonald presents

16th July 2021 | 18:00 | 80 min
Online Event £10
Saxophonist Laura MacDonald has assembled an all-star band featuring the talents of dazzling pianist Zoe Rahman and Helena Kay’s rich tenor saxophone.
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Jacqui Dankworth and Charlie Wood

Jacqui Dankworth & Charlie Wood

16th July 2021 | 20:00 | 60 min
Assembly Roxy £20
Award-winning vocalist Jacqui Dankworth and acclaimed American pianist-vocalist Charlie Wood team up for a husband & wife concert celebrating a century of song.
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Jacqui Dankworth and Charlie Wood

Jacqui Dankworth & Charlie Wood

16th July 2021 | 20:00 | 60 min
Online Event £10
Award-winning vocalist Jacqui Dankworth and acclaimed American pianist-vocalist Charlie Wood team up for a husband & wife concert celebrating a century of song.
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Ali Affleck

Ali Affleck - A Brief History of Early New Orleans Jazz

17th July 2021 | 10:00 | 45 min
Online Event £5
Jazz singer, Ali Affleck, is also an early jazz historian and shares her knowledge and expertise in today’s talk which is suitable for all.
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Kultura, Dana Dixon and Redfish

Blues Afternoon

17th July 2021 | 12:00 | 90 min
Online Event £10
Recreating the formula of the much loved Blues Afternoons, EJBF21 presents a triple bill of blues bands.
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Submarine with instruments

Brass Gumbo play The Beatles

17th July 2021 | 14:00 | 60 min
Assembly Roxy £20
A funky brass band with a distinct New Orleans flavour, Brass Gumbo take classic pop tunes and add their fusion of instrumental jazz and funk, and here they put their spin on the timeless melodies of the fab four.
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Submarine with instruments

Brass Gumbo play The Beatles

17th July 2021 | 14:00 | 60 min
Online Event £10
A funky brass band with a distinct New Orleans flavour, Brass Gumbo take classic pop tunes and add their fusion of instrumental jazz and funk, and here they put their spin on the timeless melodies of the fab four.
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Ali Affleck

Ali Affleck

17th July 2021 | 19:00 | 70 min
Online Event £10
With Ewan Bleach, Enrico Tomasso & Joplin Parnell and The Hot Town Tigers
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Playtime

Playtime + Soweto Kinch

17th July 2021 | 20:00 | 60 min
Assembly Roxy £20
Established in 2014, Playtime are known for welcoming some of the brightest talents in the scene today to sit in on their bi-weekly gigs.
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Playtime

Playtime + Soweto Kinch

17th July 2021 | 20:00 | 60 min
Online Event £10
Established in 2014, Playtime are known for welcoming some of the brightest talents in the scene today to sit in on their bi-weekly gigs.
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Tim Garland

Tim Garland Workshop

18th July 2021 | 10:00 | 45 min
Online Event £5
A visiting professor at The Royal Academy of Music London, in this video Tim Garland will introduce approaches to chord changes.
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Blind Boy Paxton

Blind Boy Paxton

18th July 2021 | 12:00 | 60 min
Online Event £12.50
Blind Boy Paxton carries the torch for traditional acoustic blues and has earned a reputation for transporting audiences back to the 1920s and making them wish they could stay there for good.
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Hamish McGregor and band

Hamish McGregor and his Jazzmen Pay Tribute to Chris Barber

18th July 2021 | 14:00 | 60 min
Assembly Roxy £20
A special homage to the late, icon of traditional jazz, Chris Barber.
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Hamish McGregor and band

Hamish McGregor and his Jazzmen Pay Tribute to Chris Barber

18th July 2021 | 14:00 | 60 min
Online Event £10
A special homage to the late, icon of traditional jazz, Chris Barber.
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Luca Manning

Luca Manning with special guests

18th July 2021 | 18:00 | 60 min
Online Event £10
Luca’s star continues to rise with wide critical acclaim – he’s now a major force in UK jazz and a consummate jazz singer.
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Soweto Kinch

Soweto Kinch Trio

18th July 2021 | 20:00 | 60 min
Online Event £10
One of the most exciting musicians of his generation, multi award-winning alto-saxophonist, MC and composer Soweto Kinch brings exhilarating, hard hitting jazz and hip hop to EJBF21.
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Soweto Kinch

Soweto Kinch Trio

18th July 2021 | 20:00 | 60 min
Assembly Roxy £20
One of the most exciting musicians of his generation, multi award-winning alto-saxophonist, MC and composer Soweto Kinch brings exhilarating, hard hitting jazz and hip hop to EJBF21.
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Feet on a brightly coloured mat

Jazz for Kids

19th July 2021 | 10:00 | 20 min
Online £0
Festival Pass Exclusive. 'Give It A Go' Workshop led by Sue McKenzie (Suitable for 4 to 7 years)
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Tenement Jazz Band

Tenement Jazz Band

19th July 2021 | 12:00 | 60 min
Online Event £10
TJB present a homage to the New Orleans trumpet Legend Bunk Johnson.
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David Milligan at his piano

David Milligan Solo

19th July 2021 | 14:00 | 60 min
Assembly Roxy £20
Described by London Jazz News as “downright heartbreakingly beautiful” David Milligan's album ‘Momento’ has been gathering critical acclaim since its release in 2020.
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David Milligan at his piano

David Milligan Solo

19th July 2021 | 14:00 | 60 min
Online Event £10
Described by London Jazz News as “downright heartbreakingly beautiful” David Milligan's album ‘Momento’ has been gathering critical acclaim since its release in 2020.
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Seonaid Aitken

Seonaid Aitken Ensemble: Chasing Sakura

19th July 2021 | 18:00 | 60 min
Online Event £10
She is the leading light of Rose Room and has been commissioned by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, National Theatre of Scotland.
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John Bruce

Safehouse: Allman Brothers Appreciation

19th July 2021 | 20:00 | 60 min
Assembly Roxy £20
Red hot blues from the Safehouse crew, as they recreate the music from that most famous southern blues/rock band - The Allman Brothers.
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John Bruce

Safehouse: Allman Brothers Appreciation

19th July 2021 | 20:00 | 60 min
Online Event £10
Red hot blues from the Safehouse crew, as they recreate the music from that most famous southern blues/rock band - The Allman Brothers.
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Scottish Jazz Archive Logo

The Living Jazz Continuum

20th July 2021 | 12:00 | 90 min
Online Event £10
Presented in collaboration with the Scottish Jazz Archive
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Matt Carmichael playing saxophone

Matt Carmichael Quartet Feat. Charlie Stewart

20th July 2021 | 14:00 | 60 min
Assembly Roxy £20
Saxophonist Matt Carmichael is a rising star who has been making waves in the last 12 months.
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Matt Carmichael playing saxophone

Matt Carmichael Quartet Feat. Charlie Stewart

20th July 2021 | 14:00 | 60 min
Online Event £10
Saxophonist Matt Carmichael is a rising star who has been making waves in the last 12 months.
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Tim & Fergus

Fergus McCreadie Trio with special guest Tim Garland 

20th July 2021 | 18:00 | 60 min
Online Event £10
Acclaimed pianist, Fergus McCreadie’s engrosses audiences with his passion for music, combining spontaneous jazz and folkloric influences.
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Alison Burns and Martin Taylor

Martin Taylor & Alison Burns

20th July 2021 | 20:00 | 60 min
Online Event £10
Martin Taylor is a phenomenon who can make a solo guitar fill a room like an orchestra. Tonight, he will be joined by the ever tasteful and swinging singer, Alison Burns!
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Stacy Mitchhart

Stacy Mitchhart

20th July 2021 | 20:00 | 60 min
Online Event £10
Feel-good music from Nashville’s classy blues man.
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Alison Burns and Martin Taylor

Martin Taylor & Alison Burns

20th July 2021 | 20:00 | 60 min
Assembly Roxy £20
Martin Taylor is a phenomenon who can make a solo guitar fill a room like an orchestra. Tonight, he will be joined by the ever tasteful and swinging singer, Alison Burns!
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Feet on a brightly coloured mat

Jazz for Kids

21st July 2021 | 10:00 | 20 min
Online £0
Festival Pass Exclusive. 'Give It A Go' Workshop led by Sue McKenzie (Suitable for 4 to 7 years)
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Blind Date Jazz logo

Jazz From Around The World: Ireland

21st July 2021 | 12:00 | 60 min
Online £40
Festival Pass Exclusive. Improvised Music Company’s series Blind Date Jazz brings listening and creative improvisation into focus, with pairs of Ireland’s leading improvisers coming into the studio to create an exciting, new, musical conversation.
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Brian Kellock WEB

Brian Kellock's Marty Party

21st July 2021 | 14:00 | 60 min
Assembly Roxy £20
A new project from Brian Kellock is always a cause for celebration, but when he pays homage to the irrepressible guitarist, singer, comedian and raconteur, Marty Grosz it is unmissable.
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Brian Kellock WEB

Brian Kellock's Marty Party

21st July 2021 | 14:00 | 60 min
Online Event £10
A new project from Brian Kellock is always a cause for celebration, but when he pays homage to the irrepressible guitarist, singer, comedian and raconteur, Marty Grosz it is unmissable.
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Davina

Davina & The Vagabonds

21st July 2021 | 18:00 | 60 min
Online Event £12.50
An EJBF institution. Davina made her debut in 2014 delivering her trademark rollicking blues, boogie and swing and has been building a devoted following ever since.
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Nicole & Grainne

Nicole Smit/Grainne Duffy Band 

21st July 2021 | 19:00 | 60 min
Online Event £10
Two young blues players who are taking the world by storm, come together for the first time showcasing their musical prowess.
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Band next to piano

Trio HLK

21st July 2021 | 20:00 | 60 min
Assembly Roxy £20
Trio HLK is the union of three distinct, forward thinking musical personalities.
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Band next to piano

Trio HLK

21st July 2021 | 20:00 | 60 min
Online Event £10
Trio HLK is the union of three distinct, forward thinking musical personalities.
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Anais and Luca

Jazz From Around The World: Italy Pt 1 Novara

22nd July 2021 | 12:00 | 60 min
Online £40
Festival Pass Exclusive. Novara Jazz Festival showcases three jazz bands.
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Charlotte Marshall

Charlotte Marshall Mama Roux

22nd July 2021 | 14:00 | 60 min
Assembly Roxy £20
Taking their name from the iconic Dr John song, Mama Roux is a melting pop of southern soul, Bayou funk and Memphis Blues.
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Charlotte Marshall

Charlotte Marshall Mama Roux

22nd July 2021 | 14:00 | 60 min
Online Event £10
Taking their name from the iconic Dr John song, Mama Roux is a melting pop of southern soul, Bayou funk and Memphis Blues.
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Jon Green

Jon Green

22nd July 2021 | 18:00 | 60 min
Online Event £10
American trumpeter Jon Green’s music is a beguiling new sound on the Scottish jazz scene.
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Rose Room

Rose Room with special guest Konrad Wiszniewski

22nd July 2021 | 20:00 | 60 min
Online Event £10
Festival favourites Rose Room combine brilliant musicianship with warm personality to play classy vintage swing and gypsy jazz.
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Rose Room

Rose Room with special guest Konrad Wiszniewski

22nd July 2021 | 20:00 | 60 min
Assembly Roxy £20
Festival favourites Rose Room combine brilliant musicianship with warm personality to play classy vintage swing and gypsy jazz.
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Late at the Jazz Bar: Glamour & The Baybes/Swampfog

22nd July 2021 | 22:00 | 60 min
Online Event £10
If you are missing the thrill of a late night hang at the Jazz Bar, then this is for you.
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Feet on a brightly coloured mat

Jazz for Kids

23rd July 2021 | 10:00 | 20 min
Online £0
Festival Pass Exclusive. 'Give It A Go' Workshop led by Sue McKenzie (Suitable for 4 to 7 years)
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Hamish Stuart

In Conversation with Hamish Stuart

23rd July 2021 | 11:00 | 30 min
Online £40
A Festival Pass exclusive. Barry Gordon talks to Hamish Stuart about his life in music from founding the Average White Band to working with a host of music legends.
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Jazz From Around The World: Luxembourg

23rd July 2021 | 12:00 | 60 min
Online £40
Festival Pass Exclusive. Luxembourg's Kultur LX showcase three bands
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Singer Katie Whittaker

Katie Whittaker Sings Bessie Smith

23rd July 2021 | 14:00 | 60 min
Assembly Roxy £20
After stunning audiences with her tribute to Etta James, charismatic soul singer Katie Whittaker turns her attention to another musical legend, Bessie Smith.
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Singer Katie Whittaker

Katie Whittaker Sings Bessie Smith

23rd July 2021 | 14:00 | 60 min
Online Event £10
After stunning audiences with her tribute to Etta James, charismatic soul singer Katie Whittaker turns her attention to another musical legend, Bessie Smith.
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Barry Gordon & Hamish Stuart

The Tomorrow Band feat. Hamish Stuart

23rd July 2021 | 18:00 | 80 min
Online Event £12.50
New Scottish funk ‘n’ soul supergroup, The Tomorrow Band, assemble to play songs from their debut lockdown-recorded concept album, ‘Inside/Outside’.
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corto.alto

corto.alto

23rd July 2021 | 19:00 | 60 min
Online Event £10
For EJBF21, corto.alto get together to recreate the magic playing some of the favourite tracks from ‘Live from 435’ and a newly commissioned suite of music.
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Colin Steele

Colin Steele Sextet play Miles Davis

23rd July 2021 | 20:00 | 60 min
Assembly Roxy £20
With a driving musical energy, Colin Steele’s trumpet fronts a sextet who cover the classic arrangements of Miles Davis’ seminal albums of the 50s and 60s, from ‘Milestones’ to ‘Kind Of Blue’.
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Colin Steele

Colin Steele Sextet play Miles Davis

23rd July 2021 | 20:00 | 60 min
Online Event £10
With a driving musical energy, Colin Steele’s trumpet fronts a sextet who cover the classic arrangements of Miles Davis’ seminal albums of the 50s and 60s, from ‘Milestones’ to ‘Kind Of Blue’.
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Fergus McCreadie

Fergus McCreadie Workshop

24th July 2021 | 10:00 | 45 min
Online Event £5
Suitable for beginners and intermediate entry level students, Fergus will cover topics from comping to soloing.
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Jazz From Around The World: Taiwan

24th July 2021 | 12:00 | 60 min
Online £40
Festival Pass Exclusive. Vincent Hsu & Harlem Inc. Harlem Legacy: Back to St. Nick’s Pub
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Louise Dodds

Louise Dodds Quartet

24th July 2021 | 14:00 | 60 min
Online Event £10
Louise Dodds is a singer who can command a room, stilling audiences with her charm and musical power.
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Louise Dodds

Louise Dodds Quartet

24th July 2021 | 14:00 | 60 min
Assembly Roxy £20
Louise Dodds is a singer who can command a room, stilling audiences with her charm and musical power.
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Graham Costello

Graham Costello: UNITS.

24th July 2021 | 19:00 | 60 min
Online Event £10
One of Scotland’s top drummers and the leader of STRATA, one of the hottest bands of the last few years, Graham Costello has been described as one of the most compelling innovators in the UK (The List).
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Jed Potts

Jed Potts & the Hillman Hunters

24th July 2021 | 20:00 | 60 min
Online Event £10
Led by vocalist/guitarist Jed Potts, the Hillman Hunters have been making waves across the UK blues scene in recent years and tonight, they bring to the stage a new set of music self-penned and released during lockdown.
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Jed Potts

Jed Potts & the Hillman Hunters

24th July 2021 | 20:00 | 60 min
Assembly Roxy £20
Led by vocalist/guitarist Jed Potts, the Hillman Hunters have been making waves across the UK blues scene in recent years and tonight, they bring to the stage a new set of music self-penned and released during lockdown.
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Fabio Giachino playing piano

Jazz From Around The World: Italy Pt. 2

25th July 2021 | 12:00 | 60 min
Online £40
Festival Pass Exclusive. A triple bill of jazz from Italy presented in collaboration with Italian Music Export.
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Band playing their instruments

The Jensen Interceptors

25th July 2021 | 14:00 | 60 min
Assembly Roxy £20
All-star, five-piece band, The Jensen Interceptors play in the classic blues style of Slim Harpo, T-Bone Walker and Muddy Waters.
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Band playing their instruments

The Jensen Interceptors

25th July 2021 | 14:00 | 60 min
Online Event £10
All-star, five-piece band, The Jensen Interceptors play in the classic blues style of Slim Harpo, T-Bone Walker and Muddy Waters.
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Georgia Cecile

Georgia Cecile

25th July 2021 | 18:00 | 60 min
Online Event £10
Fast becoming one of Scotland’s most exciting and engaging singers Georgia is surely one to watch.
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Mark Hendry holding a double bass

Mark Hendry: Symbiosis

25th July 2021 | 19:00 | 60 min
Online Event £10
A phenomenal new talent on the Scottish scene, Hendry writes compelling and lyrical music.
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Aki Remally

Aki Remally

25th July 2021 | 20:00 | 60 min
Online Event £10
Featuring horn arrangements by Tom Pickles, Edinburgh-based vocalist/guitarist Remally has written a whole set of new funk and soul infused original music
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Aki Remally

Aki Remally

25th July 2021 | 20:00 | 60 min
Assembly Roxy £20
Featuring horn arrangements by Tom Pickles, Edinburgh-based vocalist/guitarist Remally has written a whole set of new funk and soul infused original music
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Jools Holland

2022: Jools Holland & his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra

15th July 2022 | 19:30 | 2 hours min
Festival Theatre Edinburgh From £30
PLEASE NOTE: THIS SHOW HAS MOVED TO 2022 AND IS NOT PART OF EJBF 2021
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Curtis Stigers

2022: Curtis Stigers

16th July 2022 | 19:30 | 2 hours min
Festival Theatre Edinburgh From £22.50
PLEASE NOTE: THIS SHOW HAS MOVED TO 2022 AND IS NOT PART OF EJBF 2021
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