It’s been an astonishing couple of years for Manchester based trio GoGo Penguin (drummer Rob Turner, double bassist Nick Blacka and pianist Chris Illingworth). Their trademark mash-up of minimalist piano themes, deeply propulsive bass lines and electronica-inspired drums has seen them shortlisted for the Mercury Prize and fuelled their exhilarating live shows from Manchester to Montreal and Paris to London.

“Dream Come True”, “Never Stop”, “Dream On Dreamer”, “Midnight At The Oasis”, “Sometimes”, “You Are The Universe”, “Shelter”, “Surrender”.  The legendary acid jazz band The Brand New Heavies on our festival, 8 musicians on the stage including the stunning new vocalist Dawn Joseph.

From Leeds, England, singer/songwriter/musician Corinne Bailey Rae shot to stardom with her self-titled #1 UK debut album in 2006, featuring the global hits “Put Your Records
On“ and “Like A Star”. Bailey Rae has received two GRAMMY AWARDS, two MOBOS, alongside multiple nominations including BRIT and BET Awards.

Yussef Dayes is one of the UK’s most exciting, innovative young drummers and producers. Though largely considered a “jazz” drummer, his sound melds everything from 70s funk to Senegalese percussion to recent UK grime. The unifying factor is a fluid, vital energy.

Poppy Ajudha je 26-ročná speváčka a skladateľka z južného Londýna. Jej otec bol majiteľom nočného klubu, v ktorom sa hrával jazz, motown, rocksteady, a reggae. Mama svoju najmladšiu z troch dcér navyše nainfikovala láskou k soulu a ku groove. Jej debutový album “The Power In Us” vyšiel v auguste 2022, na jazzákoch teda opäť prezentujeme čerstvú senzáciu aktuálnej britskej scény, prekypujúcu energiou a s ťahom na bránu novej hviezdy.