Jazz and Blues make their way to Cronulla
The 2021 annual Cronulla Jazz & Blues Festival takes place over three days from 4th to 6th of June. Featuring over 100 free performances + ticketed events, artists appear on 12 stages on and around the Cronulla seafront.
With music ranging from delta blues to swing jazz, bush folk to post-punk, jazz groove to traditional blues, with fusions from Latino, ska, psychedelia, country, folk and reggae, there is an incredible array of talent on display.
Guitar virtuoso Ray Beadle (see our interview with him here);
Powerhouse vocalist Mahalia Barnes
Latin-American solo superstar Victor Martinez
Soul songstress Jade MacRae
The infamous Mombassa brothers in Dog Trumpet
Trumpeter Nick Garbett and his band Garfish
All-star band The Pinks
Jazz creatives The Vampires
The Backsliders’ shuffle-king guitarist Dom Turner
‘University of Blues’ veterans (featuring the legendary King brothers!)
The Foreday Riders.
Venues include Monro Park, the Brass Monkey, Cronulla RSL, Croydon Lane Wine Bar, Baker Lane, El Sol Restaurant, CC Babcoq, Rydges Hotel, Nulla Nulla Café, Dunningham Park and the Mall Amphitheatre.
Cronulla Jazz & Blues Festival, 4-6 June 2021