Darlington New Orleans Jazz


Ray  Sams  ray@darlingtonjazz.co.uk   Graham Foster graham@darlingtonjazz.co.uk

We meet at St Augustine’s Parish Centre, Larchfield Street, Darlington once or twice a month and there’s a licensed bar and plenty of free parking on site (Subject to availability).

All gigs are afternoon events and start at 12.30pm – doors open at noon.

You are welcome to bring your own sandwiches and top lunch off with tea or coffee to help boost club funds.

Please purchase all other drinks from the bar.

Welcome to the Darlington home of Live New Orleans Jazz

Forthcoming Events

All events take place at St Augustines Parish Hall Larchfield Street Darlington DL3 7TG
Entry is £10 on the day, Children under 16 free with Accompanying adult

Sessions are from 12.30 to 3.00 usually with one interval
Doors open at 12.00

The Red Stripe band playing here at our March 2020 session

Saturday 28th March 2020

Mama Shakers (France)

This young band from the European jazz metropolis, Paris, are inspired by the American jug bands of the 1920s, hot swinging jazz, and old blues recordings.

Wherever they play across Europe and the U.K, they are enthusiastically received by audiences and the media alike.

Saturday 4th April 2020

The Savannah Jazz Band

Our year wouldn’t be complete without a visit from Savannah and the promise of an afternoon of raw New Orleans jazz, from this ever popular and hard working band.

Saturday 18th April 2020

Keith Nichols’ Varsity Six

BBC Jazz Heritage Award winner Keith Nichols is the U.K’s premier vintage style pianist, with an encyclopedic knowledge of early jazz. Together with the country’s finest jazz musicians he presents authentic recreations of some of the greatest jazz artists. This afternoon he is joined by Enrico Tomasso, Trevor Whiting, Thomas ‘Spats’ Langham, Malcolm Sked, and Nick Ward, to visit the music of the 1920s and 1930s.

Please note

In line with the current advice from the Government all events are cancelled until further notice.
We will make follow up announcements on this site
as soon as we are able to resume.

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