Hull is considered the “gem in Yorkshire’s magnificent crown”, and one of the county’s key cities. Hull has so much to offer in terms of arts, culture, history and education, plus an array of fantastic events and festivals all year round making trips here highly popular. The Hull Jazz Festival is now in its 18th year, and audiences can come and enjoy some of the most revered and respected jazz artists as they play, plus the renowned Hull Truck Theatre and all kinds of associated events.
Hull Jazz Festival takes place during July, so visitors and locals alike can enjoy the sounds of Jazz in the warm summer weather. Attendees are treated to a week long programme of arts, music and entertainment brought to you by artists, professional music groups and also local school, university and community groups. Many of the artists return time and time again to celebrate their music at this revered event.
The festival also includes the Jazz On The Waterfront programme, a series of free musical events ranging from Cuban music to big band swing music. There also some ticketed concerts, although prices are very reasonable.
Tickets for the Hull Jazz Festival must be purchased in advance from the Hull Truck box office. You can book tickets per each event or alternatively choose from their Festival Season tickets, 3 for 2 tickets and Saturday Saver tickets.
If you are heading to the festival, there are plenty of top quality hotels in Hull, and the best hotels in Hull are easy to find.