Following the roaring success of its debut event in 2021, Perth's freshest jazz festival returns on the weekend of 27 and 28 August with another spectacular showcase of local world-class musicians!
Music lovers can expect a lively cultural experience with 17 events over 2 jam-packed days across 10 venues on the Scarborough foreshore. The stellar line-up features over 80 musicians including Libby Hammer & Adam Hall Trios, Russell Holmes, Simone Craddock, Catherine Summers and many more!
"Last year's incredible success which was our inaugural year saw nearly all events sell out and this, during the middle of the COVID pandemic which heavily affected and still affects our event industry. We want to give people the experience of a New Orleans French Quarter feel and buzz with jazz spilling onto the streets, and where visitors can easily walk from one jazz venue to another," said Catherine Summers, founder and director.
"A big thank you to City of Stirling for getting behind the event, their support is a huge acknowledgement to the local talent here is WA, we're thrilled they came on board again this year with their generous sponsorship. We are also grateful Scarborough Beach Association whose investment also demonstrates their incredible support of local music the local community."
The exciting weekend program includes both ticketed and FREE events with something for every jazz lover! Highlights include 'Gin and Jazz Legends' at The Scarborough Beach Bar. Or indulge in brunch and coffees as jazz-funk trio's take-overs at Livid Skate or 'Oceanview Jazz Lunch' at Zoie.
There is also the chance to catch feature performances like a showcase of four of Perth's top piano trios in The Piano Lounge, Lobby Bar of The Rendezvous or indulge in a 'Jazz Party! In the Style of Postmodern Jukebox' at The Sandbar.
Jazz diva Catherine Summers will be performing at the highlight event, 'A Swinging Gatsby Jazz Soiree with Catherine Summers' New Orleans Nine' in the Ballroom at The Rendezvous with her New Orleans Nine, and again, in a floor to ceiling glass ocean view room within The Rendezvous for a Sunday Sundowner.
Enjoy a world-class jazz music experience and world-class beachfront views at Jazz By The Beach Festival 2022! The ticketed and FREE events embrace multiple times and moods, from brunch to lunch, afternoon into sundowner, an evening party or a black-tie event!
Jazz By The Beach is the perfect winter staycation and a chance for locals to hear great artists and enjoy the beachfront hustle and bustle that Scarborough Beach provides. Start planning your Jazz By The Beach Festival experience today by heading to www.jazzbythebeach.com.au