Rye Jazz presents the finest in Jazz, Blues, R&B, Soul, Funk, Contemporary and Crossover Music

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Rye Jazz presents the finest in Jazz, Blues, R&B, Soul, Funk, Contemporary and Crossover Music

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2017 Summer Festival draws to a close

2017 Summer Festival draws to a close

The streets were alive with live music and carnival spirit in Rye over the festival weekend. Audiences were treated to the sounds of the best Jazz, Blues, Swing, Funk and Latin music. There was a real party atmosphere as music lovers, families and friends experienced the free street music at the Kino Cinema outdoor performance stage and the Georgian Butter Market venue. Local suppliers cooled down the crowd and we hope you enjoyed the diabolically delectable Gin by Mayfield Sussex Hop Gin and the wonderful bar from Harvey's.

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2017 Festival opens in just over a week

2017 Festival opens in just over a week

Tickets are selling fast for the sixth annual Rye International jazz and blues festival which is taking place from Thursday 24th - Monday 28th August and encompasses the Bank Holiday weekend. This year’s programme includes five superb intimate world class headline concerts which are staged in the stunning setting of St Mary’s Church, Rye. Headliners include Scottish brothers Pat and Gregory Kane, Hue & Cry, American Soul and Jazz singer Kandace Springs, acclaimed American Blues singer Eric Bibb and Folk singer and guitarist Seth Lakeman. We are excited to announce The Ronnie Scott’s All Stars perform Ronnie Scott's Songbook a show not to be missed for lovers of music - sneak a peek at the video below.

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