The Festival kicks off on Thursday evening with the legendary Courtney Pine, who is bringing his House of Legends tour to the Dukes at 7.30pm (tickets £20). Following on from this gig, The Initiative will be hosting a free Open House session from 10.30pm at the Golden Lion.
There will be free taxi rides from Dalton Square to the Lancaster Brewery and back later for the first 30 people to apply on the website.
On Sunday you can set your self right up again with your Jazz Breakfast and then slope along round the corner to the Hall Cafe to see Pete Edwards, Deep Cabaret, Leo Geyer and the Elliot Galvin Trio.
See http://www.lancasterjazz.com/ for the full schedule and ticket / venue info.
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