Media release: announcing the artistic programming team for 2020

Wangaratta Festival of Jazz & Blues

With the Wangaratta Jazz & Blues 30th festival just months away, the new Board is seeing their hard work come to fruition. Since deciding to place the festival on a year’s hiatus, the team at Wangaratta Festival of Jazz & Blues has held an AGM, appointed a new Board, engaged the services of a General […]

Wangaratta Jazz & the National Jazz Awards go international

by Sean Foran, Board member Australian jazz musicians have a long history of taking their music to the rest of the world and in 2019 the Wangaratta Jazz Festival continues to stretch its reach internationally with performances by National Jazz Award winner Alex Hirlian and his band ARCING WIRES at the 41st Amersfoort International Jazz […]

Message from the Chair

20 June 2019 Firstly I want to take a moment to briefly introduce myself. I have been with the festival board since 2014 in varying roles, and am pleased to be the transitional chair for 2019. I look forward to working with the terrific new members of the board, and past members to create a […]

Media Release: taking a break before celebrating 30th anniversary in 2020

Wangaratta Jazz

Wangaratta Festival of Jazz & Blues to take a break before celebrating 30th anniversary in 2020 The Board of the Wangaratta Festival of Jazz & Blues has voted to postpone the festival’s 30th anniversary celebrations. The 30th festival will now be held in 2020. “It was not an easy decision to make but we all […]