The full line-up of artists who are set to perform as part of the three-day digital Glasgow Jazz Festival, taking place virtually between Friday 18 and Sunday 20 June, has been announced.


Stunning performances from Scottish musical talent across a spectrum of genres including jazz, blues, soul, funk, R&B, electronic and world music, will be available to enjoy online as part of the summer festival. Saint Luke’s and The Blue Arrow Jazz Club will play host to a series of special virtual performances from homegrown and established jazz musicians. The four headline acts – Ryan Quigley’s Homeland Sextet, Fergus McCreadie TrioLaura MacDonald Quartet and corto.alto – will also premiere a new piece of music specially commissioned by the festival at their shows. 


Alongside the virtual concerts and DJ sets, there will be extra bonus features available to view throughout the weekend. Seonaid Aitken hosts a series of Women in Jazz interviews featuring fellow Scottish musicians Laura MacDonald, Georgia Cecile, Rebecca Vasmant, Rachel Lightbody, kitti and Emma Smith with an honest discussion of their experiences as female jazz musicians in a male-dominated industry. There will also be some exclusive Pop-Up tunes each evening from special guests including an opening number on Friday night from festival favourite and world-renowned guitarist Martin Taylor from his Scottish studio. 


Early Bird Digital Festival Passes are on sale now. This All-Access ticket will give fans unlimited online access to the full weekend of virtual entertainment for just £25 where they can watch over a dozen performances, DJ sets and much more from across the Scottish jazz scene. The virtual performances will be available to view on myplayer for 7 days following the initial broadcast. Early Bird Digital Festival Passes will be available for a limited time only, after this the price will increase.


Glasgow Jazz Festival 2021 Digital Listings


FRIDAY 18th JUNE 

7.30PM FERGUS MCCREADIE TRIO

8.30PM PRIME TRIO

9.30PM NOUSHY QUARTET FT ANOUSHKA NANGUY

10.30PM REBECCA VASMANT

 

SATURDAY 19th JUNE

7.30PM LAURA MACDONALD QUARTET

8.30PM ANIMAL SOCIETY

9.30PM CORTO.ALTO 

10.30PM NICK PEACOCK

 

SUNDAY 20th JUNE

4PM CHRISTINE BOVILL

7.30PM GEORGIA CECILE

8.30PM RYAN QUIGLEY’S HOMELAND SEXTET

9.30PM MAMA TERRA FT CAFOLLA & WISZNIEWSKI

10.30PM MARK ROBB


POP-UP TUNES

FRI 18 JUN 7.20PM - MARTIN TAYLOR

SAT 19 JUN 7.20PM - GRAEME STEPHEN & SODHI

SUN 20 JUN 7.20PM - PAUL TOWNDROW INTERNATIONAL GROUP WITH MIRO HERAK & CHAD MCCULLOCH

Glasgow Jazz Festival Spring Sessions