Jazz weekend with DixieMix a first for King’s Lynn’s Festival Too 2017

DixieMix will be performing at King's Lynn Festival Too 2017. Picture: Supplied

DixieMix will be performing at King's Lynn Festival Too 2017. Picture: Supplied - Credit: Archant

The sounds of New Orleans will get visitors toe-tapping to traditional jazz at this year's Festival Too in King's Lynn.

The Jazz Sunday concert will take place on July 2 at King's Staithe Square and will kick off with Springwood School Big Band at 1pm.

They will be followed by East Anglian band Redemption, who will be performing their take on jazz musicians B.B. King, James Brown, Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis, The Doobie Brothers and Stevie Wonder.

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The jazz event, a first for Festival Too, will end with a performance by local jazz band DixieMix at 3pm.

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Bank House owner, Jeannette Goodrich, said: 'We love seeing the square full off people enjoying Festival Too, as they will be on Saturday night when Festival Too opens with the Bootleg Bee Gees and a firework display.

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'To have them all dancing would be even better. We hope this event can become a regular part of the Festival Too programme.'

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