The Spring Part of the Jazz Brno Festival is Beginning. Elles Bailey will Perform Today

15 January 2019, 1:00
The Spring Part of the Jazz Brno Festival is Beginning. Elles Bailey will Perform Today

The spring part of the festival in the Stará Pekárna club will begin this evening with the concert of English singer Elles Bailey, accompanied by the Czech band The Bladderstones. The festival promises 27 jazz and blues concerts with an international representation. We will get to see for example the Mike Ross Blues Band, Marek Kotača Trio, Tom Smith Quartet and the Vilém Spilka Quartet.

This year is dedicated to the British blues scene. Right at the introduction, we will see Elles Bailey, followed by Mike Ross, Matt Long, Lorna Fothergill & Northsyde, Jack Hutchinson, Lewis Creaven and Will Johns. Concerts always start at 8 p.m.

The singer Elles Bailey, who will introduce the spring part of the festival, comes from Bristol. On the musical scene, she represents a fusion of blues, rock and Americana with country elements. Her debut album was Wildfire, recorded at the Blackbird studios in Tennessee. The album was produced by Brad Nowell, who invited recognised musicians from Nashville for the recording, including the guitarist Brent Mason and Bobby Wood. On her promotional tour, she was accompanied by the mouth organ player Johnny Henderson and guitarist Joe Wilkins, creating a harmonious fusion of the British and American styles of blues. In the Czech Republic, Bailey will perform with guitarist Tomáš Frolík’s band The Bladderstones.

The opening concert will take place today, on 15 January 2019 from 8 p.m. at the Stará Pekárna club.

Programme:

Tue 15/1, 8 p.m.

Elles Bailey & The Bladderstones (UK/CZ)

Tue 22/1, 8 p.m.

MulliGang (CZ)

Tue 29/1, 8 p.m.

Flying Hammond Trio (CZ)

Tue 5/2, 8 p.m.

Mike Ross Blues Band (UK/CZ)

Sun 17/2, 8 p.m.

Avocado (CZ)

Bianca Rose Trio (UK/CZ)

Tue 19/2, 8 p.m.

Marek Kotača Trio (CZ)

Tue 26/2, 8 p.m.

Heda Quartet (CZ)

Mon 4/3, 8 p.m.

Kuba Więcek Trio (PL)

Thu 7/3, 8 p.m.

Vilém Spilka Quartet (CZ)

Tue 12/3, 8 p.m.

Matt Long Trio (UK/CZ)

Wed 20/3, 8 p.m.

Lorna Fothergill & Northsyde (UK)

Thu 21/3, 8 p.m.

Paul Batto (SL)
Lucky Joke (CZ)

Tue 26/3, 8 p.m.

Aimée Allen Quartet (US/DE/CZ)

Thu 28/3, 8 p.m.

Živé kvety (SK)

Tue 2/4, 8 p.m.

Soulmates (US/CZ)

Thu 4/4, 8 p.m.

Ondřej Zámečník Quintet (CZ)

Tue 9/4, 8 p.m.

Tom Smith Quartet (UK/RU/CZ)

Tue 16/4, 8 p.m.

Sax & Crime (AU)

Wed 24/4, 8 p.m.

Choroš (CZ)

Thu 25/4, 8 p.m.

András Dés Trio (HU)

Wed 1/5, 8 p.m.

Jack Hutchinson Blues Band (UK/CZ)

Wed 8/5, 8 p.m.

Alba Plano Quartet (UK/CZ)

Tue 21/5, 8 p.m.

Lewis Creaven Band (UK)

Thu 23/5, 8 p.m.

Eva Halczynová Blues Project (SK)

Tue 28/5, 8 p.m.

Will Johns Trio (UK/CZ)

Tue 4/6, 8 p.m.

Hoochie Coochie Band (CZ)

Wed 12/6, 8 p.m.

Crystal Monee Hall Band (US/CZ)

Elles Bailey/ photo FB of the artist

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