We aim to bring local musicians and international stars to Preston for a week of jazz and improvisation across the city. Many events are free!

Highlights this year include:

Cold Bath Street and CARL PALMER

Graham Massey

Gondwana 10

with Mammal Hands, Allysha Joy and Matthew Halsall

Day of Django

with Stochelo Rosenberg, Paulus Schafer, Giacomo Smith, Lucy Lockwood and more

John Wheatcroft and John Bailey

Jazz in the City

with Aziz Ibrahim, Worldwide Samba, Shades of Django and much more

The return of Preston's famous

Jazz in the Park

Workshops for all

The Festival is sponsored by the Arts Council, the University of Central Lancashire, the Faculty of Culture and the Creative Industries and the Creative Arts Development Group. We are partners with the Ribble Valley Jazz and Blues Festival, the Preston Caribbean Carnival and Making a Mark and we are supported by Preston City Council. (c) 2018 UCLan