See Dionne Warwick at the Brecon Jazz Festival
Gold are proud to present five times Grammy award winner Dionne Warwick at Brecon Jazz Festival – Friday 10th August.
Friday August 10 brings the truly legendary voice of five-time Grammy Award winner Dionne Warwick celebrating 50 years in the business and 100 million records sold for a concert in the festival’s iconic Market Hall. Another big name gracing the Market Hall stage this summer is vibraphonist/vocalist Roy Ayers, the respected Jazz/R&B artist and renowned as the Godfather of Neo-soul making an exclusive UK appearance. Welsh pianist Huw Warren is involved this year as artist-in-residence, in collaborations with Thomas Stronen and Peter Herbert, and Jazz fans can look forward to performances by the likes of Soweto Kinch; Neil Yates; Lighthouse; Trio Libero; Neil Cowley; Claire Martin; YolanDa Brown, Iain Ballamy; Stan Tracey; Bobby Wellins; Alan Barnes, Kit Downes; Ginger Baker and many more.
In addition to the concerts Market Hall, there will be concerts in Theatr Brycheiniog, emerging artists and home grown Welsh talent will largely perform in the Guildhall, and there will be special events in Brecon Cathedral. The town centre will be the location for some spectacular street entertainment, and the Brecon Fringe is running an extensive programme of music in bars, venues and around the town throughout the weekend. There is even a commemorative concert for Jed Williams, the founder and Artistic Director of Brecon Jazz throughout much of its 28 year history, promoting Jazz4Jed, a bursary set up in his name to benefit Jazz talent in Wales, along with workshops held in Christ College.
Tickets for all shows will be available from the website. The box office telephone number is 01874 611622 (Theatr Brycheiniog) and the 24 Hour telephone booking Number is 0844 858 8521.
All festival information can be found on Brecon Jazz website.