Wednesday, July 06, 2011

Jazz Festival beside the Nantes a Brest Canal in Brittany

The beautiful town of Chateauneuf-du-Faou beside the Wilts & Berks Canal's twinned French waterway, the Nantes a Brest Canal, in central Brittany has its seventh annual riverside jazz festival at the end of the month.

On the bill this year are British Blues and boogie pianist, Ben WatersLes Doigts de l’Homme who bring new life to the music of Django Reinhardt and his Hot Club de France,combining homage to the master of gypsy jazz with a show which is pure entertainment.
New Meeting Quartet a group from Nice represent the popular face of modern and innovative jazz, combining their own compositions with Brazilian rhythms, in a repertoire which also features jazz classics by the likes of Chick Corea, Miles Davis, Michel Petrucciani, Richard Galliano and the Brazilian Hermeto Pascoal. 

Festival website:  Jazz Festival

More than 80 musicians will be taking part:

Tourist office email:

28, 29 and 30th July 2011

How to get there

Brittany Ferries have teamed up with the event organisers to offer a special weekend ferry offer that includes reduced entry to the festival on production of your Brittany Ferries travel ticket.
More information: Brittany Ferries website

A coach is being organised to go to the festival from Liverpool via Plymouth — if you are interested in travelling on it contactDennis Harrison: for more information.

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