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Happy Easter from Rye International Jazz & Blues Festival at Rye Jazz Festival

Happy Easter from Rye International Jazz & Blues Festival

Posted on Apr 17 2014

As spring makes a welcome appearance so do our plans for the 3rd Rye International Jazz & Blues Festival.

We are well underway in finalising the exciting festival plans for summer 2014. The 3rd Rye International Jazz & Blues Festival takes place from Thursday 21st – Monday 25th August over the August Bank Holiday weekend. We will be starting to announce the programme and sponsors from early May.

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Thank you from Rye Jazz 2013 at Rye Jazz Festival

Thank you from Rye Jazz 2013

Posted on Sep 4 2013

Rye was buzzing for five days with the sound of cool jazz, Latin grooves, racy blues and world rhythms. Packed audiences attended world class headline concerts including bassist Kyle Eastwood with his 6 piece band, singing sensations Ian Shaw and Sarah Jane Morris, Theo Jackson, Melissa James, Earl Okin, Paul Gunn and Worsted and Kasai Masai.

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A BIG Thank You and Photo Highlights at Rye Jazz Festival

A BIG Thank You and Photo Highlights

Posted on Aug 27 2013

We hope you  enjoyed the unique atmosphere of Rye and experienced an unforgettable five days of the very best in live music entertainment. Our programme for 2013 was all about having fun, relaxing and soaking up the wonderful atmosphere of Rye and the sun (with the exception of Saturday), whilst experiencing and listening to a diverse mix of great jazz influenced musical styles - and we certainly had a wonderful time!

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