It's nearly time for Porthcawl's annual Jazz and Blues Fest, the show stoppingly energetic weekend festival which guarantees toes to tap! From its star studded line up to how best to get there, here's all the information you'll need to ensure you don't miss a thing on the big weekend.
What? Porthcawl's annual Jazz and Blues festival, to be held over three musical days. Listen to your favourite artists by purchasing a selection of day and evening tickets or head to the fringe to pick up some sweet sounds and explore the jazz market.
Where? Porthcawl Grand Pavilion, Esplanade, Porthcawl, CF36 3YW
When? Friday 13th - Sunday 15th April.
Feel Good Friday, 13th April
Listen to the sweet sounds of the Bossa Nova Quartet 'Ocaso', the Brazilian, Portuguese and Welsh band which will be helping the crowds chill out on the Friday.
Friday 13th, Tickets £9
A Day of Jazz, 14th April
Enjoy a a full day of jazz on the Saturday with acts The Rumblestrutters, Greg Carley, Afternoon in Paris, Donnie Joe's American Swing, Steve Doolan Quartet, Liberty Street Jazz Band and Welsh Guitar Duo to look out for. To make the most of the sensational lineup, stick around for evening headliner, Darius Brubeck Quartet featuring Dave O'Higgins, who together, have been hailed one of the best jazz partnerships in the UK.
Saturday 14th April, Jazz Day Tickets £30, Darius Brubeck Tickets £20
Sunday Blues, 15th April
Embrace the Sunday Blues and experience sweet sounds of the Blues Sisters, Sicknote Steve, Mellow Down Easy, Liam Ward Band, Keith Christmas, Bay Rum Hounds, Liam Ward Band and Welsh Guitar Duo in a day brimming with bluesy notes.
Sunday 15th April Day Tickets £15. Fringe tickets from £7.50
You can buy all tickets to the Porthcawl Jazz and Blues Festival here: http://porthcawljazzandblues.co.uk Tickets from £7.50