Jazz Festival @ Assembly George Square

The Jazz Festival is held at our Assembly venue in George Square

SHOWING AT Jazz Festival @ Assembly George Square...

Alison Affleck's Copper Cats

Good time, swinging vintage jazz a mix of Tin Pan Alley, the Great American Songbook standards, and traditional New Orleans Blues as sung by Bessie Smith, Mildred Bailey, Louis Armstr...

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Alison Affleck's Copper Cats

17:30

21 Jul

Binker & Moses

Best Jazz Act at the Mobo awards last year, “the new sound of London jazz”, the saxophone/drums partnership is steeped in grime, techno and hiphop, but their duo is “a lattice of contempora...

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Binker & Moses

21:30

22 Jul

Birth of The Cool

If “Kind Of Blue” is the best selling jazz album of all time, then “Birth of The Cool” is where it all started. Miles Davis’ stellar nine-piece band used...

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Birth of The Cool

17:30

16 Jul

Blues Afternoon

Saturday, 22 JulyJed Potts and Hillman Hunters with Brandon Santini, Grainne Duffy, Main Street Blues. The guitarist/vocalist, Jed Potts leads a band that loves classic blues a...

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Blues Afternoon

13:00

22 Jul

Brian Kellock & Scott Robinson

From playing tenor sax with Buck Clayton’s band, trumpet with Lionel Hampton’s quintet, alto and clarinet with Paquito D’Rivera and Maria Schneider, the extraordinar...

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Brian Kellock Trio

The pianist's classic Trio with Kenny Ellis and John Rae re-united for a special one off concert. Mercurial music making, laced with humour, wit and adventure...

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Brian Kellock Trio

18:00

21 Jul

Brian Kellock plays Ellington, with Bill Fleming

We mark the passing of Scotland’s greatest jazz musician, Joe Temperley, with his long time friend, Brian Kellock, teaming up with the top young musician on his instrument, bari...

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Brian Kellock with The EarRegulars

Jon Erik-Kellso plays every Sunday night at the Ear Inn in Greenwich, New York City with a roster of the best swing jazz stars in the city. There’s a core group called “Th...

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Carol Kidd sings the music of Judy Garland

Carol Kidd has always had a shower of stardust around her, and here she is celebrating the songs Garland made famous, from the great era of Hollywood. Shimmering and soaring with flaw...

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Cyndi Cain

The show-stopper singer of classic soul, R&B and gospel sounds is back after a sold out and triumphant gig three years ago.. Her powerful voice, unforgettable stage charisma, and time...

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Cyndi Cain

20:30

19 Jul

Davina & The Vagabonds

She’s back! Bluesy, blustery, bawdy and irresistibly fun, Davina’s barrelhouse piano and gutsy, sweet vocals are influenced by Fats Domino, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band...

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Davina & The Vagabonds

16:30

15 Jul

Dumpstaphunk

One of New Orleans’ best, and one of the funkiest bands ever to arise from the Crescent City. Born on the Jazz & Heritage Festival stage, and descended from The Neville Brot...

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Dumpstaphunk

22:00

15 Jul

Earl Okin at 70

Earl Okin calls himself a triple threat Jazz and Bossa Nova singer, noted songwriter, and also a headline musical-comedian on the London comedy circuit. He has worked alongside everyo...

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Earl Okin at 70

17:30

14 Jul

Fionna Duncan and Brian Kellock

The doyen of Scottish jazz singers, famously fronting the Clyde Valley Stompers in their trad boom heyday, is now a big hearted purveyor of classic jazz songs. She opens a season of t...

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Gerry Jablonski Band

Crowd-pleasing high-octane blues, packed with killer riffs and striking solos. The band blend blues roots with the influences of Classic Rock, delivering a powerhouse, blistering blue...

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Gerry Jablonski Band

21:00

14 Jul

Hamilton Loomis

Blend together Lenny Kravitz’s hybrid of classic rock and soul, the bluesy swagger of Stevie Ray Vaughan, and the sweltering funk of Prince and the result is guitarist/singer, Hamil...

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Hamilton Loomis

20:30

18 Jul

Hot 8 Brass Band

“New Orleans’ finest” (The Guardian). Hip hop, jazz and funk out of the classic marching band tradition with a totally contemporary vibe. This funky brass band made ...

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Hot 8 Brass Band

20:30

20 Jul

Iain Hunter

Swinging, rat pack inspired tunes from the classy singer backed by a stellar orchestra led by Eliot Murray. Iain’s easy going warmth, showmanship and on-the-button pitch; his tone a...

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Iain Hunter

20:30

19 Jul

James Brown Is Annie

“One of Scotland’s top bands of the moment” (BBC Radio Scotland), funk and groove based sextet fronted by guitarist/vocalist, Aki Remally, inspired by the likes of Average White...

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James Brown Is Annie

17:30

23 Jul

Kandace Springs

There’s an increasingly loud buzz around Kandace Springs, the Nashville-based singer-pianist who combines old-soul jazz sophistication with a tasteful touch of R&B and pop. ...

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Kandace Springs

20:30

16 Jul

Ken Mathieson Classic Jazz Orchestra with guest Alan Barnes

Playing the music of Benny Carter. Ken Mathieson's octet features the cream of Scottish classic jazz talent, joined tonight by the effervescent clarinettist and alto saxophonist A...

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Love Boat Big Band, with special guests, The Bevvy Sisters

Transport yourself to the Friday night party of a luxury transatlantic cruise, where this brilliantly motley crew of Big Band and singers deliver a fabulously seductive blend of vinta...

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Mercy, Mercy, Mercy

A supergroup fronted by alto saxophonist, Martin Kershaw, and trumpeter, Colin Steele, playing the music of Cannonball and Nat Adderley: soulful, funky swinging jazz with passionate s...

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Mercy, Mercy, Mercy

20:00

16 Jul

Mike Whellans

“One of Scotland's heroes, a bluesman of amazing ability...a totally brilliant one man band” (Mike Harding, BBC). The undisputed master of the one-man blues format, playing electric and acous...

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Mike Whellans

18:00

17 Jul

Mud In Your Ear

Richard O’Donnell and Alan Jones are established experts at purveying authentic old blues styles – evoking the back porch parties and chitlin’ circuit of the delta a...

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Mud In Your Ear

18:30

15 Jul

Neil Warden & Gary Martin Blues and Beyond

Two of Scotlands leading blues musicians played together in Tam White's Band, and now have their own very unique trio with Neil on Weissenborn as well as regular guitars and Gary ...

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Pasadena Roof Orchestra

A vintage dance band in every sense of the word! For 45 years the Pasadena Roof Orchestra have been re-creating the sounds of a golden era of music from the 1920’s and...

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Pasadena Roof Orchestra

17:00

23 Jul

Ranky Tanky

Infectious, intoxicating and exotic, South Carolina’s “Ranky Tanky” is Sea Island Gullah for “Work It,” or “Get Funky!” And that’s just...

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Ranky Tanky

20:30

21 Jul

Rose Room Orchestra Fantastique

A dazzling night of classy vintage swing and gypsy jazz played by a band that combines brilliant musicianship and warm personality. At the helm, violinist, Seonaid Aitken’s &ldq...

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Rumba De Bodas

These Italian troubadours of the sensuous and sublime make it their mission to party. Their high-octane, gypsy-swing travels from latina to swing, balcanica to reggae, soul to folk in...

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Rumba De Bodas

22:00

14 Jul

Rumba De Bodas: Piccolo

These Italian troubadours of the sensuous and sublime make it their mission to party. Their high-octane, gypsy-swing travels from latina to swing, balcanica to reggae, soul to folk in...

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Rumba De Bodas: Piccolo

18:00

18 Jul

Sarah McKenzie

Touted as the new Diana Krall, the young pianist and vocalist Sarah McKenzie concentrates on classic swinging jazz and the tunes of the great American songbook. She’s in the mid...

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Sarah McKenzie

20:30

17 Jul

Soul Brass Band

They know how to bring the funk. An all-star cast of New Orleans musicians - Leon “Kid Chocolate” Brown, James R. Martin, Terrance Taplin, Kevin Louis, Steven “Tuba ...

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Soul Brass Band

19:30

22 Jul

Soweto Kinch

Double MOBO Award winner Soweto Kinch is one of the British jazz scene's brightest stars. His distinctive brand combining technically brilliant, bebop-influenced alto sa...

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Soweto Kinch

20:30

23 Jul

Swampfog Play The Meters

Fat horns and heavy riffs, with a healthy serving of New Orleans grooves, from Tom Pickles’ six-piece with sax, trumpet & trombone horns and funky rhythm. They’re playing the music of the cla...

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Swampfog Play The Meters

20:30

18 Jul

The California Feetwarmers

“Should be on prescription for those who need their spirits lifted!” (The American). These fun-lovin' masters of ragtime, Dixieland blues and early swing, mix 1920&rsq...

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The California Feetwarmers

18:00

18 Jul

The Music Maker Blues Revue 

Cuba has the Buena Vista Social Club. The southern United States has Music Maker Blues Revue.This touring band features a host of great names, rooted in traditional Southern Blues, in...

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The Wildes

Siblings, Will (“The Hendrix Of The Harmonica”) and Dani (the sultry voiced singer and finger picking guitarist) play an intimate, heartwarming and often foot-stomping sho...

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The Wildes

18:00

19 Jul

Tim Elliot's Blues Shouters

The forgotten superheroes of 20th-century black music could be the leather-lunged blues shouters who worked in front of the large orchestras of the late 30s and 40’s and forged ...

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Tim Elliot's Blues Shouters

19:30

15 Jul

Dock In Absolute

Exciting young European piano trio - “immediately striking is how formidably certain the music is, packed with fascinating composition as well as terrific playing” (Brian ...

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Dock In Absolute

18:00

20 Jul