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The 22nd Kirkcudbright Jazz Festival

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Kirkcudbright Artsists Town

Kirkcudbright Jazz Festival is a Company registered in Scotland - No. SC315747 & Charity No. SC038200

2007 Scottish Jazz Festivals Kirkcudbright

A Celebration of Trad New Orleans, Dixieland and Swing Jazz in South West Scotland


We are very much looking forward to welcoming everyone to our 22nd Jazz Festival in Kirkcudbright.  We have a fabulous lineup of bands, from Best Band winners at the 2018 Scottish Jazz Awards and some new and exciting bands not seen before at our Jazz Festival, through to some favourites that have got top feedback from Festival fans.

Kirkcudbright - the Artists' Town

on the beautiful Solway Firth

If you haven't been to Kirkcudbright before then you are in for a real treat.  If you have been before then you know just how great it is!  Either way, Kirkcudbright has a lot to offer as one of the most popular and attractive towns in the South West of Scotland.  Full of bustle and life, with events and attractions all through the summer, Kirkcudbright has everything from pleasant walks and cosy cafes to galleries of national significance and a sequence of summer festivites that showcase the town and Scottish life.  Within this context, the Kirkcudbright Jazz Festival attracts visitors from across the UK and Europe, who flock to the town in June to enjoy some really good music at one of the lowest costs for any regional music festival.