The festival starts this Thursday! Special offer for Afternoon performances!

Don't miss out on one of these three fantastic afternoon performances. Thank you for your interest in the Rye International Jazz & Blues Festival we are looking forward to it all kicking off on Thursday. Have you booked for one of our fantastic afternoon performances? If not, in the final run up to the festival we would be delighted to offer you a 15% discount for these superb shows.

​To benefit from 15% discount please enter promotional code RJLY15

Dom Pipkin & the Ikos - The Soul of New Orleans: Sunday 30th 3pm

“Currently lighting up the British RnB and Blues scene…. very very fine band indeed” Paul Jones, Radio 2

​One of the leading exponents of New Orleans RnB and blues in the UK. No UK artist has made a deeper connection to the roots and grooves of New Orleans music than Dom Pipkin and his world-travelled cohorts with playing credits ranging from Dr John to Maceo Parker, this explosive band brings the true spirit of the New Orleans essence of life everywhere their high octane shows take them.


Emily Saunders & The Latin Mix: Monday 31st 2:30pm

​“Absolutely brilliant” Jamie Cullum, BBC Radio 2

​Brazilian vibes with a London twist comes to the Rye. Emily presents dazzling originals and Brazilian Jazz that combine spirited grooves, driving basslines, sultry ballads, and reflections of 60’s soul jazz and playful textures that together reflect her love of rhythm. Influences include Chick Corea, Airto Moreira and Portishead.


​Jo Harman & Band Live at St Mary’s; Monday 31st, 3.00pm

​“Sometimes you hear a voice that leaves you speechless…“ Huey Morgan, Fun Loving Criminals, BBC Radio 2

​Voted ‘Female Vocalist of the Year’ at the British Blues Awards, Jo Harman is an original British singer-songwriter and bandleader who draws heavily on a compelling mix of roots, blues, gospel and soul influences. Headlining BluesFest in November, see her first in Rye!


Jo Harman Dom Pipkin & the Ikos

Posted on 24/08/2015 by Ian Bowden

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