Gateshead International Jazz Festival 2015

Gateshead International Jazz Festival is delighted to announce an exciting international line-up for its 11th edition with its trademark mix of UK, European and international jazz icons, hot new talent and some of the best of the thriving Northern jazz scene.

The programme is packed with something for jazz fans of all kinds – from the casual listener to the hard-core jazz devotee. There’s also lots to tempt fans of funk, soul and blues.

Headliners include; American saxophonist David Sanborn, guitar legend John Scofield, vocalist/pianist Jon Cleary, jazz funk lynchpins the James Taylor Quartet, UK soul, gospel and R&B diva Ruby Turner, legendary British big band Loose Tubes, American saxophonist Joshua Redman, rising star Jarrod Lawson and a unique performance of Stan Tracey’s Under Milk Wood AND MUCH MORE!

You’ll find the full line-up below.

Save with the Jazz Multi-Buy

ook for two or more concerts and save money. Book for two, three or four concerts and save £2, £3 or £4 off each ticket, a huge saving of up to £16 (excludes Tin Men and The Telephone Family Show and festival workshops). Contact Ticket Office on 0191 443 4661 for more details (offer is not available online).

Car Park Festival Pass

A festival pass is available on Saturday and Sunday and can be obtained from Ticket Office by providing a valid concert ticket. The pass costs £6 per day and will last until 11.59pm on the following day.

View the festival brochure

Past events in this festival