The 27th EFG London Jazz Festival returns to venues across the capital in November 201927 September 2019
The EFG London Jazz Festival will return for its 27th incarnation between November 15-24, 2019, spanning over 350 shows, talks and workshops, featuring over 2,000 artists performing across 70 stages around the capital.
The festival launched this September with an event featuring performances from several artists featured on this year’s programme, including Soweto Kinch, who will be bringing his new project, The Black Peril to EartH Hackney on November 22.
The festival – which will kick off on November 15 with the Jazz Voice opening night gala (featuring an appearance from Corinne Bailey Rae) – this year includes shows from artists including Makaya McCraven, Gazelle Twin, Herbie Hancock, Chrissie Hynde and Seb Rochford, amongst many many others. The official trailer is streaming from here, whilst The Line of Best Fit have recently hand-picked some of their own tips from the programme here,
2018’s EFG London Jazz Festival included performances by Mr Jukes, Nubya Garcia, GAIKA, Calypso Rose, Archie Shepp & Emma Jean Thackray across a diverse line-up spanning 2,000 artists playing in over 300 shows across 90 London venues. Watch some of the highlights from last year’s programme here.