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manchester jazz festival

MJF will return in June 2016

Over the last 20 years the Manchester Jazz Festival has become a major event in Manchester’s calendar. With its main hub based in Albert Square, where you will find artists performing daily, often for free, to its use of several venues across the city for hosting artists and events.

Held in July, this 10 day festival normally presents over 400 musicians across 80 events. Some of these performances are from visiting international artists giving you an exclusive chance to see them.

Many of the works presented are new and original material including premiers and international debuts.

The MJF works with the cities leading music lights such as RNCM, Band on the Wall and the famous Matt & Phreds, in the northern quarter. It also works with BBC Radio 3, the UK’s national broadcaster, to deliver performances to their radio audience.

MJF - Albert Sq

Albert Sq
M60 2LA

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China Town

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