Swing by the sea for jazz fes­ti­val

Townsville Bulletin - - NEWS -

MU­SIC lovers are gear­ing up to en­joy some of North Queens­land’s best jazz and blues bands.

The an­nual event, Jazz at the Head­lands, will be held at the Townsville Pic­nic Bay Surf Life­sav­ing Club on The Strand to­mor­row.

Or­gan­iser Vicki Sal­is­bury said she was look­ing for­ward to a re­lax­ing Sun­day on The Strand and was ex­cited the event had re­turned to the club for the sec­ond year.

“Hold­ing the an­nual jazz fes­ti­val here by the wa­ter is just stun­ning,” she said.

“It’s re­ally a fes­ti­val for ev­ery­one from fam­i­lies to se­niors as they can all bring a blan­ket or chair and en­joy the live mu­sic.

“Amaz­ing jazz mu­si­cians, great food, a li­censed bar and a stun­ning lo­ca­tion, what more do you need for a re­lax­ing Sun­day af­ter­noon?”

The life­sav­ing club and the Townsville Jazz Club have guar­an­teed an af­ter­noon of great mu­sic with acts in­clud­ing the Stokes Ni­chol­son Big Band, Freaky Biz­ness, PMJB and jazz com­bos rang­ing from trad ( tra­di­tional) and Dix­ieland to swing and fu­sion.

Jazz at the Head­lands is on to­mor­row from 11am to 5.30pm, with tick­ets avail­able at townsvil­let­ick­ets. com. au or at the gate for $ 10. En­try is free for those un­der 16.

DANNI SHAFIK

Pic­ture: EVAN MOR­GAN

SOUNDS FAN­TAS­TIC: Les Ni­chol­son, Vicki Sal­is­bury and Jeremy Hawker will per­form at Jazz at the Head­lands to­mor­row.

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