Covid-19 Update

At the moment, we plan for Newcastle Jazz Festival to go ahead as planned.

A Brief History of NJF

Once upon a time a big band MD came up with the idea of organising a jazz festival. Will it work? enquired some, It’ll never work! declared others. Undaunted, the idea took root and in no time the event envisaged by Newcastle Big Band MD Andy Hudson began to take shape. Jazz North East’s Honourary…

Our Mission

We will produce an annual Jazz Festival in Newcastle Upon Tyne. Our programming will include both local and national artists and organise publicity, venue booking, ticketing and logistics.

NJF 2019

NJF2019 in Review: A look back at the first Newcastle Jazz Festival for 25 years!