Manly Jazz 2019
Australia's longest running jazz festival returns to the northern beaches.
Manly Jazz is heading back into town this October long weekend, bringing its blend of New Orleans jazz, gospel, Latin and roots to the beachside suburb for the 41st time. So jump on a ferry and get over to the northern beaches for three days of smooth sounds this spring.
Held in a variety of indoor and outdoor venues dotted along the beach, the jam-packed program features over 100 free performances. On the lineup you'll find jazz legend Rodney Whitaker, who's flying in from the US to take the stage by the water, alongside Columbian-Australian outfit Cumbiamuffin and third generation musician Modesto Briseno.
Those wanting a drink can head to the festival bar for beers, wines and brisket burgers. Or you can head to one of Manly's participating venues — like 4 Pines, Cured Manly and the Manly Wharf Hotel — for a bev and some live tunes.
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