JAZZ ON THE PANTILES

JAZZ ON THE PANTILES

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Jazz on the Pantiles
August 10 @ 19:00 - 22:00
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An event every week that begins at 19:00 on Thursday, repeating until 28/09/2023

£5
Concert/Music, Outdoor

Jazz on The Pantiles takes place on the bandstand in the centre of The Pantiles every Thursday night from 7pm to 10pm throughout the summer months.

There is a £5 admission fee for Jazz on The Pantiles. This fee applies to event-only spectators and those dining in participating restaurants. This fee can be paid in person on the night.

 

Participating restaurants are:

The Tunbridge Wells Hotel: 01892 530501

The Kirthon: 07592 271151

La Casa Vecchia: 01892 544700

 

You can also attend without a dinner booking and simply grab some drinks from the Kirthon bar. (£5 fee still applies). The music can also be enjoyed in the background at other bars and restaurants along the Pantiles promenade (no fees).

 

Some background on the history of jazz; it’s a style of music that originated in America around the turn of the nineteenth/twentieth Century. While it was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, its roots can be found in the musical traditions of both Africa and Europe.

FUN FACT!

The term jazz derives from a Creole word that means African dance. The term jazz referring to a form of peppy dance music that first appeared in a March 1913 edition of the San Francisco Bulletin.

It was an appearance that indicated jazz’s rapid growth as a popular musical genre, as well as its connection to dancing and nightlife.

 

Jazz on The Pantiles is a hugely popular event that runs from May to September each year in Tunbridge Wells.

 

View the program here.

 

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