We are thrilled to be presenting two of the finest and highly acclaimed British jazz singers, songwriters and recording artists: Ian Shaw and Liane Carroll perform together on 'World International Jazz Day' 2021 at St Mary in the Castle, Hastings on Friday 30th April 2021 .... Friends reunited in a Covid-safe setting.

Join us in the unique setting of St Mary in the Castle, Hastings as we proudly reunite these incredibly talented performers on ‘World International Jazz Day’ 2021 for what will undoubtedly be a very special concert.

Live music is such an important and soulful experience and we greatly appreciate your support as we work towards bringing back the music that we all love and enjoy.

Two stunning voices, two magnificent singer-pianists, two great friends whose rapport makes every concert that they play incredibly special. Ian and Liane bring personality, musical class and incorrigible wit to a repertoire that covers the jazz songbook and contemporary songs as well as their own originals.

Best jazz vocalist at the BBC Jazz Awards 2007 and 2004, and nominated in the ‘Best UK Vocalist’ category at the Jazz FM awards 2013, Ian Shaw has recorded a number of highly acclaimed, internationally released albums and is a popular performer both in the UK and the US.

Multi-award winning vocalist Liane Carroll has been a pillar of the British jazz and soul scene for over 35 years. Born in London and raised in Hastings; from the beginning of her musical career at the age of fifteen, she has dedicated her life to creating a deep and abiding connection with audiences all over the world through her exceptional talent, versatility and ability to truly interpret a song.


We extend out thanks to all those at St Mary In The Castle for their help and support. This concert is the first of many events that we plan to present under our new live music series ‘UNITY’ throughout 2021.

As we welcome you back to live performances, our number one priority is the health and wellbeing of our visitors and staff. We’ve introduced a number of measures to help everyone remain safe while they’re here. We will be following the most up to date government guidelines to ensure the upmost safety of our audiences, artists and festival staff. Read more about our Covid-safe measures here.

We look forward to seeing you on the 30th April 2021. We value your support as we work towards keeping music alive and available for us to all enjoy!

Posted on 13/09/2020 by Ian Bowden

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