Welcome to the

Jazz & Blues Festival

Since 1999, The Cavell Leitch New Zealand International Jazz & Blues Festival has provided Christchurch with a world-class music festival. An annual event, which aims to profile, support and present New Zealand artists alongside international musicians.

Thursday 26 May

One NZ concert only

Ramsey Lewis Quartet

Multi Grammy award winning jazz pianist and composer, has captivated fans for over 50 years with his unforgettable sound. In New Zealand for one festival show only, The Ramsey Lewis Quartet will perform May 26th in the Isaac Theatre Royal.

Tickets available from ticketek.co.nz

The

Programme

  • Select day
  • Wednesday 25th May
  • Thursday 26th May
  • Friday 27th May
  • Saturday 28th May
  • Sunday 29th May
  • Select event
  • Jazz In The City
  • Dormer Jazz & Blues Club
  • Jazz For Lunch
  • Festival Headliners
  • Jazz Slam
  • Jazz Dine
  • Improv Jazz Caberet
  • 6PM Series
  • Festival Finale

Ramsey Lewis Quartet

  • Isaac Theatre Royal
  • 7.30pm
  • Thursday 26th May
  • $89/$79

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Ara Presents 25th Anniversary Gala Concert

  • Isaac Theatre Royal
  • 7.30pm
  • Wednesday 25th May
  • $25

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Tami Neilson

  • Transitional Cathedral
  • 7.30pm
  • Friday 27th May
  • $49

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Stevie Wonder Tribute

  • Transitional Cathedral
  • 7.30pm
  • Saturday 28th May
  • $39

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High School Jazz Bands

  • Christ's College Assembly Hall
  • 1pm
  • Sunday 29th May
  • $15/$10

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Jan Preston

  • The Gym, Arts Centre
  • 7.30pm
  • Thursday 26th May
  • $40

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Jazz Dine: French Style

  • The George
  • 7pm
  • Wednesday 25th May
  • $160

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Jazz Dine: New Orleans Style

  • The George
  • 7pm
  • Thursday 26th May
  • $160

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Jazz Dine: European Style

  • The George
  • 7pm
  • Friday 27th May
  • $160

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Sal Valentine & The Babyshakes

  • The Bedford, CPSA
  • 9pm
  • Friday 27th May
  • $25

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Hipstamatics

  • The Bedford, CPSA
  • 9pm
  • Saturday 28th May
  • $25

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Isaiah B Brunt

  • The Gym, Arts Centre
  • 7.30pm
  • Wednesday 25th May
  • $40

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Hetty Kate & James Sherlock

  • The Gym, Arts Centre
  • 7.30pm
  • Friday 27th May
  • $40

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Michel Benebig Trio

  • The Gym, Arts Centre
  • 7.30pm
  • Saturday 28th May
  • $40

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Jazz for Lunch: Gerard Masters

  • The Gym, Arts Centre
  • 1pm
  • Thursday 26th May
  • $12

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Jazz for Lunch: Jennine Bailey

  • The Gym, Arts Centre
  • 1pm
  • Friday 27th May
  • $12

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Jazz for Lunch: Carl Lockett

  • The Gym, Arts Centre
  • 1pm
  • Saturday 28th May
  • $12

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Late Night Jazz Slam: La Petite Manouche & Mundi

  • The Gym, Arts Centre
  • 10pm
  • Thursday 26th May
  • $10

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Late Night Jazz Slam: Darren Pickering Quartet & Politburo

  • The Gym, Arts Centre
  • 10pm
  • Friday 27th May
  • $10

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Late Night Jazz Slam: The Dillastrators & Oakley Grenell Trio

  • The Gym, Arts Centre
  • 10pm
  • Saturday 28th May
  • $10

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Ara Music Arts 6pm Series: ATJQ

  • Doug Caldwell Auditorium
  • 6pm
  • Wednesday 25th May
  • $10

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Ara Music Arts 6pm Series: Funkahwallah

  • Doug Caldwell Auditorium
  • 6pm
  • Thursday 26th May
  • $10

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Ara Music Arts 6pm Series: Tyson Smith

  • Doug Caldwell Auditorium
  • 6pm
  • Friday 27th May
  • $10

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Ara Music Arts 6pm Series: Mukhlisa

  • Doug Caldwell Auditorium
  • 6pm
  • Saturday 28th May
  • $10

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Stories in the Key of Jazz

  • Orange Studio
  • 7.30pm
  • Friday 27th May
  • $20

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Stories in the Key of Jazz (Kid Friendly)

  • Orange Studio
  • 1.30pm
  • Saturday 28th May
  • $10

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Stories in the Key of Jazz

  • Orange Studio
  • 7.30pm
  • Saturday 28th May
  • $20

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