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Southern Jam Youth Jazz Festival 2017

August 9

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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until August 12, 2017

Southern Jam Youth Jazz Festival 2017 –9th – 12th August 2017

If you’re looking for a great night out in August (or several for that matter…) look no further than the iconic Southern Jam Youth Jazz Festival!

It’s time to get groovy because Southern Jam Youth Jazz Festival is coming back to Marlborough in August 2017!

The only event of its kind in the South Island; it provides a fantastic opportunity for young musicians to learn from those who are top class in their field; and for you to be among the first to experience the South Island’s next wave of musical talent right here in Marlborough.

If you have attended Southern Jam before you’ll know that the performances include easy listening blues, swinging rhythms and big brass show stoppers. Most importantly the music is of the highest calibre, which is why the event attracts big name judges… all leading national or international performers!

In the lead up to the Gala Concert, you’ll be able to attend the public performances.  As part of the audience, not only will you enjoy great entertainment, you’ll also experience the wonderful hospitality Marlborough has to offer at local eateries, bars and social clubs. A  full schedule of venues and dates will be showcased here in May.


The Gala Concert – Saturday 12th August:

Held again this year at the world class ASB Theatre where students will have the opportunity to perform in this top of the line space. The concert will showcase pieces from all participating schools,  feature the All Stars Band compiled from the TOP musicians of this year’s festival as well as offering the opportunity to see the judges perform – all national and international artistes who have performed around the world – some  with the likes of Dave Dobbyn & Jimmy Barnes to Scribe.

Tickets available NOW from www.ticketdirect.co.nz or the ASB Theatre – 03 520 8558.


ASB Theatre Marlborough
Hutcheson Street
Blenheim, Marlborough 7201 New Zealand
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+64 3 520 8562