Back for its 2nd year, DJAZZ: The Durham City Jazz Festival brings you an eclectic mix of contemporary and traditional jazz set against the backdrop of some of Durham’s most intriguing venues.

DJAZZ: The Durham City Jazz Festival

June 1st, 2nd, 3rd // various venues

** Please note, there will be no reduced day tickets or individually priced events. The flat fee of £10 gives you access to all events**

DJAZZ is brought to you by AT THE ROOT & Empty Shop in partnership with Durham University Jazz Society.

New partners this year also include:
Jazz North
Jazz Plus Productions
Culture Durham

This partnership led approach enables us to deliver a festival which reflects the city that inspired its creation. Bringing together musicians and audiences from the region, the university and further afield, the festival utilises some of the fantastic venues and spaces in this historic city.

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Full Line Up
Dates, times and locations for each act can be found in the event info by clicking here. You can also pick up a physical programme from various venues, coffee shops etc.

Soweto Kinch > Skeltr > John Pope & Faye MacCalman > Sloth Racket > Robocobra Quartet > Paul Edis North East Super Jam (A new concept blending 2 of the regions best jams) > J Frisco > Jambone > Riviera Quartet > Alter Ego > Zoe Gilby Duo > Early Nite > Shatner’s Bassoon > Cathedral City >  PYJÆN > Zach Fox With Strings > Chronotic > Francis Tulip Quartet > Julija Jacenaite Tio > DU Jazz Soc Septet > Breakout Brass Band > Terminally Chill > Rab > The Niffi Osiyemi Trio > The Poetry Experiment > Rob & Evie Sing! > WTFunk > Stu Collingwood + Mo Scott > Alan Glen Trio > The Shunyata Improvisation Group > Andy Lawrenson Trio > Milne & Glendinning  

We are excited to announce the venues for this year’s festival. You’ll see a mix of some favourites from last year and new additions for 2018. Once again we’ll be utilising some of the interesting and intriguing spaces that the city has to offer including Durham’s oldest building, The Norman Chapel, and our overlooked gem, Redhills, which this year will host the Saturday night headliner. Check these out…

Fowlers Yard – Festival Hub & main stage
The Barber of Neville
The Norman Chapel – Part of Durham Castle, this is the City’s oldest building
Old Cinema Launderette
Redhills: Durham Miners Hall
Spelt & Rye
The Courtyard Cafe
Jam Jah @ Alington House
The People’s Bookshop
Empty Shop HQ 

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