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Jazz Up North Programme

Updated: 03-Mar-2014

Jazz Up North 2014 series

Seven big jazz shows for the price of four!  Now in its eighth year this is the best contemporary jazz offer in Cairns.  All events are at The Tanks  Centre.  This is an awesome atmospheric venue located near the Cairns Botanical Gardens which in an 8 minute drive from Cairns City.   All events start at around 7.30pm. 

For lovers of contemporary jazz

In 2014 the line-up includes Australian jazz icons Morrison Brothers Big Band (James & John), inimitable Grace Knight, plus The Voice 2013 finalist Emma Pask, along with internationally renowned Jukka Perko Avara Trio from Finland, The Return of Spring (featuring Australian Art Orchestra); Stringmansassy and the Hoodangers, the 2014 Jazz Up North series will be a cracker.  
Tanks Jazz Up North will bring you a star studded line-up of headline acts, including some of the very best of Australia's jazz entertainers!

James Morrison opens proceedings in March.  A virtuoso in the true sense of the word, James is a legend in Australia and acclaimed internationally.  Besides the trumpet, this multi-instrumenatalist also plays trombone, euphonium, flugel horn, tuba, saxophones and piano. 

Grace Knight of Eurogliders fame impresses every time with a collection of luscious and sexy tunes.  Grace Knight is a leading lady of Australian music!  Knight is also a darling of Australia's small screen (Come In Spinner) and has recorded several albums with jazz / blues songs including 'Stormy Weather', 'Gracious' and 'Live'. 

If you are a local it is possible to buy a season pass to all 7 performances in the 2014 Jazz Up North series.  This represents fabulous value.  

Some of the country’s top jazz musicians join forces with other artists of the genre to bring some sensational, one-off shows to our door.  The series kicks off in March.  

What our punters say:

“Stupendous value” - “Unbelievable artists” - “Can’t believe the quality of the acts we get for that price!!”  

What our artists say:

Tanks is the best gig we’ve done outside of Melbourne” – Paul Grabowsky  

Don’t miss your chance to jump on the hottest tickets in town –

Ticket Pricing

Season Ticket - $150.00
One ticket for each of the seven performances in the Jazz Up North 2014 series.
A saving of $100!

Season ticket are available from Ticketlink.

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