KTB Music is launching its very first Jazz Festival!

KTB Music is launching its very first Jazz Festival this October. Featuring the High Society Jazz Band from Cumbria and Arthur Geldard from Clitheroe, KTB Music is bringing some of North England’s very best jazz talents to the borough of South Ribble. More locally known featured artists are the Well Dressed Gentlemen along with the KTB Band, Sam French and Rachel Cooper. There will be 5 concerts in total, two happening at Lunchtime and the others in the evening culminating in a Grand Finale evening which includes a hot pot supper from the Croft Bakery in Longton.

Upcoming Events

A Potpourri of Classical Music

KTB Music Lunchtime Recital series presents Angela Rowley (soprano) singing Head, Quilter, Mozart and Barber accompanied by Chris Stott. Tickets £5 from 01772933042 or www.ktbmusicevents.co.uk

13:00 Thursday 6th September, Longton Methodist Church, Marsh Lane, Longton PR4 5ZJ


Eurovision Song Concert

LVM Choir present an evening of favourite hits from the entertaining Annual Eurovision Song Contest presented by Comedian Steve Royle, in aid of the Royal Voluntary Service. Tickets £7 from 01772933042 or www.ktbmusicevents.co.uk

19:30 Friday 14th September, Longton VM Club, School Lane, Longton PR4 5DL


Katy Bradley sings Schubert

Accompanied by Chris Wootton, soprano Katy Bradley performs music from Schubert, Debussy, Rachmaninoff, Bernstein, Gerswhin and more. Tickets £7 from 01772933042 or www.ktbmusicevents.co.uk

19:30 Saturday 22nd September, St. Gerard’s Church, Brownedge Road, Lostock Hall PR5 5AA


Lunchtime Recital

Lucy Nolan (harp) entertains us with Sonata in G (C.P.E. Bach) and Benjamin Britten’s Suite for Harp. Tickets £5 from  01772933042 or www.ktbmusicevents.co.uk
13:00 Thursday 4th October, Longton Methodist Church, Marsh Lane, Longton PR4 5ZJ


Rock for Rosemere

KTB Voice bring you the best of Rock in aid of Rosemere Cancer Foundation. Tickets £7 from 01772933042 or www.ktbmusicevents.co.uk

19:30 Friday 26th October, Lostock Hall Conservative Club, Brownedge Road, Lostock Hall PR5 5AA


KTB Music Jazz Festival Opening Concert

KTB Band and special guests open the KTB Music Jazz Festival with an explosive programme of big band and classic jazz standards. Tickets £5 from 01772933042 or www.ktbmusicevents.co.uk

19:30 Tuesday 30th October, The Dolphin Inn, Marsh Lane, Longton PR4 5JY


KTB Music Jazz Festival Lunchtime Recital

Vastly experienced Jazz pianist and tutor Trish Farrarin comes to Longton to perform a programme of classical-jazz fusion alongside local saxophone improvisation specialist Sam French. Tickets £5 from 01772933042 or www.ktbmusicevents.co.uk

13:00 Thursday 1st November, Longton Methodist Church, Marsh Lane, Longton PR4 5ZJ


KTB Music Jazz Festival Lunchtime Recital

The High Society Jazz Band provide an insight into the many different aspects of jazz, from the classic New Orleans style of Oliver, Armstrong and Morton, through the tight arrangements of Ellington, to the swing era of Goodman, acknowledging Bix and the New Orleans Revivalists along the way. Tickets £5 from 01772933042 or www.ktbmusicevents.co.uk

13:00 Friday 2nd November, St. Andrew’s Church, Liverpool Road, Longton PR4 5AA


The Well Dressed Gentlemen

Playing foot-tapping American and English classic and novelty songs from the Jazz Age and Roaring Twenties. Tickets £7 from 01772933042 or www.ktbmusicevents.co.uk

20:00 Friday 2nd November, Longton VM Club, School Lane, Longton, PR4 5DL


KTB Music Jazz Festival Finale Concert

Performing alongside local singers Katy Bradley and Rachel Cooper, KTB Music is proud to welcome Arthur Geldard; Lancashire’s answer to Frank Sinatra. Smooth dulcet tones will soothe your evening through classic jazz standards. Tickets £10 (including a hot pot supper) from 01772933042 or www.ktbmusicevents.co.uk

20:00 (hot pot served from 19:00) Saturday 3rd November, Walmer Bridge Village Hall, Gill Lane, Walmer Bridge PR4 5GN



The ensembles and students of KTB Music come together for a spectacular evening of sparkling, jolly, twinkle and jingley numbers to get you into a Christmas mood. Tickets £7 from 01772933042 or www.ktbmusicevents.co.uk

19:30 Friday 30th November, Penwortham Priory Academy, Crow Hills Road, Penwortham PR1 0JE


Carols with the Choir

The LVM Choir’s annual Christmas carols and songs. Tickets £7 from 01772933042 or www.ktbmusicevents.co.uk

19:30 Wednesday 19th December, Longton VM Club, School Lane, Longton PR4 5DL



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Discover our Lunchtime Recital series on the first Thursday of each month from 1pm at Longton Methodist Church, Marsh Lane, Longton, PR4 5ZJ. Entry is £5, lunches available for £2 provided by The Village Teapot of Walmer Bridge. To purchase tickets click here.