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Kendal Jazz

Kendal Jazz presents high quality live jazz to a wide audience at an affordable price. It aims to support the best of local jazz musicians as well as presenting performers with national and international reputations.


Kendal Jazz meets in The Kentdale Suite, Kendal RUFC, Mint Bridge, Shap Road, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 6NY, usually on the second Wednesday of each month. Check the Gig listings for variations. Doors open at 7.30pm for an 8pm start. Most events finish at about 10.30pm.


You will be welcome at any of the KJC gigs and we hope you'll take up our membership offer.


Following the planned June 21st removal of restrictions on public events, we are very pleased to tell you that live jazz will return to Kendal Rugby Club on July 14th, followed by further gigs on our traditional second Wednesday of the month in August and September.   As we have no way of judging how supporters of the Club will respond to this resumption, and we do fully appreciate that there will be a range of views about attending these concerts, we’ve decided to re-start in a relatively low-key way (not literally - all keys from A to G will be allowed) by booking some of the best local bands for the first 3 months.   Following that, we intend to return to our previous policy of featuring musicians of national and international repute.   In consultation with the Rugby Club, we will of course be ensuring that all anti- Covid recommendations are met or exceeded, and the fairly large size of the venue will help should we still have to conform to social distancing regulations.

That’s the serious bit - now let the good times roll, and we’ll really enjoy being together again!


Admission will be £10 per person for July, August and September, after which time we will be looking at a possible return to the membership model we previously offered.


SHOULD THESE PLANS BE AFFECTED BY ANY FUTURE CHANGES TO GOVERNMENT COVID  REGULATIONS

WE SHALL,OF COURSE, LET YOU KNOW.