Your guide to events in Nelson, New Zealand
Tuesday 1st–Sunday 6th January 2013
The 2013 Woollaston Jazz and Blues Festival celebrates its 22nd birthday with a 6 day musical party in parks, bars across the Nelson Tasman region. Over 45 events equals a summer feast of jazz and blues in one of the most beautiful locations on the planet! All the events are individually listed on the ItsOn website.
The festival kicks off with the Classic Hits Jazz & Blues in Fairfield Park Concert featuring Catherine Wells Quartet from Christchurch, King Tubbs, Jasper and One Vibe playing a mix of contemporary jazz, funk and roots reggae jazz.
Look out for the Woollaston Estates Gala Concert featuring Jennine Bailey and her stellar band with a tribute to Ella Fitzgerald.
Not to be missed will be the two Boathouse concerts - Blues at the Boathouse on Thursday 3 Jan featuring Darren Watson and guests, and on Friday 4 Jan Charlotte Jane and JazzLab from Australia.
No matter what music you are into there is something in the programme for everyone...enjoy!
Daytime and evening events
Events throughout Nelson and Tasman
See individual event listings for details
Tickets from Ticketdirect, Nelson School of Music ph. 03 548 9477.